Tag Archives: federal market

Dell EMC Picks Three Distributors for Revamped Federal Channel Partner Program; Kelli Furrer Quoted

Dell EMC has revamped its federal channel partner program by reducing the number of distributors to three companies in an effort to address complexity when offering technology platforms and services to federal market clients, CRN reported MondayCarahsoft, Arrow and Ingram Micro are the three distributors included in the new Dell EMC Federal Partner program, which includes approximately 3K platform providers.

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IBM to Launch Weather Forecasting Model; Mary Glackin Quoted

IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Co. plan to launch this year a weather forecasting model that could have potential applications in the federal government, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. The Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting system is designed to generate short-term weather predictions worldwide by analyzing data from smartphones, aircraft-based sensors and other data sources using POWER9 processors.

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Joseph Wells Promoted to Dewberry Intell Community Market Leader

Joseph Wells, a nearly 40-year architectural and engineering industry veteran, has been promoted as intelligence community market leader at Dewberry‘s office in Fairfax, Va. He will coordinate with federal clients on life cycle cost management, cybersecurity, general architecture, asset management, engineering, resilience efforts, Dewberry said Tuesday. Wells previously served as principal-in-charge of the …

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Deltek Adds Onvia Market Intell Data to GovWin IQ Platform

Deltek has integrated state, local and educational market intelligence reports from Onvia into the Herndon, Virginia-based company’s government contracting data platform. Deltek said Thursday it added SLED market intelligence data to the GovWin IQ platform three months after completion of its $70 million cash acquisition of Onvia. GovWin IQ is designed to provide companies information …

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Octo Consulting Opens New Reston Corporate HQ

Octo Consulting Group has moved to a new 25,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Reston, Virginia, as part of the digital services provider’s expansion efforts. The company said Tuesday its newly opened HQ at 10780 Parkridge Blvd. will house the OLabs Innovation center designed to foster collaboration opportunities for Octo employees, partners and …

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Authentic8 Expands into Federal Market, Hires Glen Sharlun as Federal Operations Chief

Glen Sharlun, formerly a federal sales executive at ArcSight and Hewlett-Packard, has joined Authentic8, provider of the cloud-based browser Silo, as head of federal operations. Sharlun’s appointment is part of the company’s efforts to expand into the federal market, Authentic8 said Thursday. “Government employees, perhaps more than employees of commercial …

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CACI, Appcelerator Form Mobile App Deployment Partnership; John Mengucci Comments

CACI International has formed a cooperative alliance with Appcelerator to offer defense and civilian agencies tools for the development and deployment of mobile applications. CACI said Tuesday the partnership will integrate the Appcelerator Platform with its Code Analysis Tool in an effort to speed the development, tests and updates to applications and automatically identify potential vulnerabilities in the code …

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Kevin McCarthy: Unisys-Rackwise Team Produces Data Center Mgmt Platform for Federal Market

Unisys and Rackwise have worked together to introduce a software product designed to help government customers manage their data center assets. The Pennsylvania-based contractor has also been promoting its data center infrastructure management strategy to the federal sector over the past nine months, according to a Wednesday blog post by …

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Salesforce Debuts Cloud Services Portfolio for Federal Market; Dave Rey Comments

Salesforce has introduced its cloud computing service offering for government customers at a recent Salesforce-hosted conference held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Mohana Ravindranath writes that Vivek Kundra, a Salesforce executive vice president, spearheads the company’s push to extend its cloud business into …

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IBM, Emptoris Sizing Up Federal Market Opportunity

IBM announced late last week its intent to acquire Emptoris Inc., which it describes as a cloud and on-premise analytics software provider. The company indicated that the acquisition is part of its smarter commerce initiative, but after speaking with IBM and Emptoris executives, the implications of this acquisition span more …

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