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  • FedRAMP Board Prioritizes 7 Cloud Firms for Provisional Authorization Process - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FedRAMP Board Prioritizes 7 Cloud Firms for Provisional Authorization Process

    Seven companies have gained priority status to work with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s Joint Authorization Board to obtain a provisional authority-to-operate for different cloud technology and service offerings. FedRAMP said Tuesday the seven cloud service providers were selected to participate in the FedRAMP Connect initiative based on government demand for the companies’ products and a set […] More

  • Thales Partners With 4 Cloud Service Providers to Support Customer Encryption Key Mgmt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales Partners With 4 Cloud Service Providers to Support Customer Encryption Key Mgmt

    Thales has integrated its data security technology with cloud technology platforms from Amazon Web Services, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce as part of efforts to help customers manage their encryption keys. Microsoft collaborated with Thales to provide key management services for Azure and Office 365, which will support users’ efforts to control their data on premise or in the cloud, […] More

  • Google Apps for Work Clears FedRAMP Authorization Process - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google Apps for Work Clears FedRAMP Authorization Process

    Amit Singh, president of Google for Work, has announced that Google will deliver what the search giant calls unlimited cloud storage to U.S. government agencies through the Google Apps for Work offering. Singh wrote in a blog entry posted Friday that the company has received authorization under FedRAMP — the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program — to offer the cloud-based […] More

  • Commerce Dept Enlists Tech Giants for Big Data Project; Penny Pritzker Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Commerce Dept Enlists Tech Giants for Big Data Project; Penny Pritzker Comments

    The Commerce Department will work with Amazon.com, Google, IBM, Microsoft and the Open Cloud Consortium on a big data project to figure out how to apply environmental data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for efforts to support the U.S. economy. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced the cooperative research and development agreements Tuesday at the American Meteorological Society forum. “As America’s data agency, we are […] More

  • Dell, Red Hat Forge Cloud Computing Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dell, Red Hat Forge Cloud Computing Partnership

    Dell is teaming up with Red Hat to develop a new version of Red Hat“™s cloud-computing platform OpenStack, which will be called Havana, All Things Digital reported Thursday. Arik Hesseldahl writes the companies are set to release 10 OpenStack upgrades over the next three months. Dell will market hardware with built-in OpenStack software, the report says. The […] More

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