Tag Archives: Interior Department

Cray Adds Geospatial, Deep Learning Features to Data Analytics Software Products

Cray has updated its suite of artificial intelligence and analytics platforms in a push to help organizations gain insight from geospatial data for government and industrial applications. The company said Monday it added a geospatial reference configuration and a deep learning plugin to the Urika CS and XC software offerings to manage AI training for deep neural network models.

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Interior Dept. Issues FedRAMP ATO to Esri’s Cloud-Based Spatial Analytics Platform

Esri has received authority-to-operate certification from the Interior Department to provide cloud-based spatial analytics support to U.S. federal clients. The company said Monday its ArcGIS Online service offering obtained ATO under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for availability on the FedRAMP Marketplace and deployment in Amazon Web Services‘ and Microsoft‘s cloud environments. Jack Dangermond, founder …

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AWS Cloud-Based Platform Helps Agencies Exchange Geospatial Data

Amazon Web Services has reported that a cloud-based online platform works to help government agencies access geospatial data, services and applications. DOI launched the GeoPlatform site in 2015 for agencies to use, analyze and exchange geospatial information, according to an AWS blog post published Thursday. The department works with Zivaro, formerly known as Global Technology Resources …

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FireEye Gets FedRAMP Certification for Cloud-Based Email Security Service

FireEye has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to offer a cloud-based email security service offering to federal agencies. The FedRAMP moderate-impact level authorization seeks to facilitate the adoption of FireEye Government Email Threat Prevention by federal agencies to protect against email-based attacks as they move to cloud environments, …

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Hexagon US Federal Secures DOI Geospatial Tech BPA

Hexagon US Federal, an independent subsidiary of Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure‘s U.S. federal business, has received a five-year blanket purchase agreement from the U.S. Geological Survey to provide a range of geospatial products and services to the Interior Department. The contract covers Hexagon software and associated software maintenance, including products that support spatial modeling, point cloud extraction, …

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Parsons Gets APA Award for Nat’l Recreation Area Environmental Assessment; Carey Smith Comments

Parsons has received an award from the American Planning Association in recognition of its West Pond environmental review efforts for a national recreation area in New York. The company said Monday it accepted the Honor Award for Outstanding Environmental Planning Project from APA’s federal planning division following the conclusion of its environmental …

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Interior Dept Taps AT&T to Provide Mobile Device Mgmt Platform; Mike Leff Comments

AT&T will deliver IBM‘s mobile device management platform to the Interior Department to help DOI protect and manage 27,000 mobile devices. AT&T, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, said Tuesday it will provide IBM’s Maas360 mobile device management platform to DOI as an authorized reseller. Mike Leff, vice president of AT&T’s global public sector business …

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DOI Wants Info on Voice Comm Service Offerings

The Interior Department has asked industry for ideas on how to maintain voice communication services across DOI facilities as federal agencies prepare to transition to the General Services Administration‘s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions procurement vehicle. DOI seeks ways to continue voice services that are currently provided through GSA’s Networx, Washington Interagency Telecommunications 3 and Local Services Agreement …

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Amtrak Taps Phase One to Support Mobile Mgmt Tool for Chicago’s Union Station; Jodi Huston Comments

Phase One has been selected to support a mobile management tool Amtrak will use to manage processes at Chicago’s Union Station. Phase One said Friday it will leverage the company’s Salesforce application expertise to help Amtrak manage train turn-around times and streamline the station’s operations. Yard personnel will use the tool to schedule the preparation of each train …

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