Tag Archives: Interior Department

Virtustream Attains FedRAMP Authorization From Interior Dept; Kevin Reid Comments

Cloud software and services provider Virtustream has received an authorization to implement its security controls on the Interior Department’s federal cloud platform. Coalfire, a third-party assessment organization, performed the evaluation and Virtustream received security documentation and security posture for complying with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, Virtustream said …

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North Star Group to Help DOI Create IT Services Delivery Arm; Robert Olsen Comments

North Star Group will help the Interior Department build a new information technology service delivery organization under a potential five-year, $22.2 million blanket purchase agreement with DOI’s office of the chief information officer. The company said Monday it will provide cybersecurity, cloud computing, financial analysis, organizational change management and other support services to …

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Unisys Subcontracts Virtustream to House Interior Dept’s Financial System; Ted Davies Comments

Virtustream will host the Interior Department‘s financial and business management system in an enterprise cloud computing platform as a subcontractor to Unisys for a potential eight-year, $44 million task order. The department awarded Unisys the first task order under its 10-year Foundation Cloud Hosting Services contract vehicle, Virtustream said Wednesday. Unisys is one of 10 companies …

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Frank Armijo on Lockheed’s $1B Interior Dept Cloud Contract

Lockheed Martin holds a potential $1 billion contract to migrate the Interior Department‘s data and applications into a cloud computing environment. The DOI Foundation Cloud Hosting Services indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract seeks to address the requirements of a federal data center consolidation initiative, Lockheed said Monday. Frank Armijo, vice president of energy …

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Interior Dept. Now Wants Two-Year iPad Warranty

The Interior Department now plans to purchase iPads or equivalent tablets with a two-year warranty instead of one year, according to a Thursday request for information. The department’s National Business Center said last week that it planned two purchases of 10 new iPads with an option of buying 10 more. The department …

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Interior Dept. Plans to Buy the Newly Released iPads

The Interior Department plans to award contracts for the acquisition of Apple’s new iPad or an equivalent tablet device. The department’s National Business Center said in a Friday request for information that it will award two purchase orders for 10 tablets, each containing the option of up to 10 more.  …

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Interior Dept. Allowing Mobile Email Access

The Interior Department launched a portal Thursday allowing employees to access the agency’s network on mobile devices, Federal News Radio reports.  “Any device that will access a network can access this new system that we’re launching today,” Andrew Jackson, deputy assistant secretary for technology, information and business services, said to Federal News …

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GDIT Secures Potential $26M Contract for Oceanic Resource Support

General Dynamics’ information technology business unit has won a task order potentially worth $26.2 million from the Interior Department’s bureau of Safety and Environment Enforcement, according to a company announcement. Under the task order, GDIT will provide mission-specific applications and infrastructure to support the Offshore Energy and Minerals Management program, which …

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