Tag Archives: government cloud

L3, Microsoft Enter Azure Cloud Computing Agreement; Christopher Kubasik Comments

L3 Technologies and Microsoft have signed a five-year strategic collaboration agreement that lets L3 use the Azure Government cloud platform to optimize its information technology processes worldwide. L3 said Tuesday it will implement the technology in an effort to address the defense company’s computing, storage power, compliance and security requirements. Microsoft designed its cloud …

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Raytheon Uses AWS Government Cloud to Meet Security Requirements

Raytheon is using Amazon Web Services‘ government cloud platform to meet the security needs of the former’s national defense customers. AWS said Thursday Raytheon has worked to speed up tests of information technology systems through the AWS GovCloud (US) offering. GovCloud (US) is compliant with the Defense Department‘s cloud security information impact levels …

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Teresa Carlson, VP of Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services

ExecutiveBiz spoke with four-time Wash100 recipient Teresa Carlson about Amazon Web Services’ current offerings and output from the AWS re:Invent 2017 conference. On topics ranging from innovation in cloud computing to hyperscale in the public sector, here’s what she had to say: “We’ve seen our government customers use the cloud …

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ViON to Support DISA Transition to Azure Govt Cloud

ViON has received a three-year, $1.4 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to support the agency’s transition to Microsoft‘s Azure government cloud. Herndon, Virginia-based ViON said Thursday it will deliver a capacity as-a-service platform; manage the Joint Interoperability Test Command’s public cloud migration; and test hardware in a secure environment under the contract. DISA …

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AWS Adds Serverless Computing Service to GovCloud Region

Amazon Web Services has begun to offer a serverless computing service in the company’s GovCloud isolated cloud region for U.S. government customers. AWS said Thursday the AWS Lambda computing service is designed to help developers run code in GovCloud without provisioning or managing servers. Lambda works to execute code when needed and charge users …

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Susie Adams: Microsoft Provides Tech Support for VA Healthcare Access Tool

Microsoft has provided its government cloud platform and database technology to the Department of Veterans Affairs in an effort to help VA launch a web-based tool for military veterans and family members to access their healthcare data electronically. Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft’s federal business, said Thursday VA’s Access to Care …

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CSRA Adds AWS Commercial & Govt Cloud Platforms to GSA Schedule

CSRA has started to offer Amazon Web Services‘ commercial and government cloud platforms through the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA said Thursday government customers can now buy AWS’ commercial and GovCloud services under Schedule 70’s cloud computing services special item number. Yogesh Khanna, CSRA chief technology officer, said the …

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Microsoft’s Azure Govt Cloud Gets DoD Impact Level 5 Provisional Authorization

The Defense Information Systems Agency has granted Microsoft‘s government cloud platform an information level impact 5 provisional authorization that offers Defense Department personnel an option to use the cloud service to manage controlled unclassified data. Tom Keane, Microsoft Azure general manager, wrote in a blog post published Friday the company worked with DISA and other mission partners …

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