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  • Microsoft Launches Pricing Tool for Azure Govt Cloud Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Launches Pricing Tool for Azure Govt Cloud Services

    Microsoft Corp. has introduced a pricing calculator designed to help government  customers to estimate the cost of using the company’s Azure cloud computing platform. Spenser Bullock, Azure Government blog manager, wrote in an article published Tuesday that customer agencies can choose two US Gov regions that Microsoft has added to the pricing tool and calculate their monthly bill. He […] More

  • Executive Profile: Curt Kolcun, Microsoft US Public Sector VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Curt Kolcun, Microsoft US Public Sector VP

    Curt Kolcun serves as vice president of Microsoft's U.S. public sector business vertical, a position he started in the summer of 2008 after five years as head of the software maker’s U.S. federal business. In this role, Kolcun is responsible for sales, contracting, citizenship and marketing efforts for the company's U.S. government, education and public sector healthcare markets. Executive […] More

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    Microsoft Open Technologies Launches Subsidiary in China

    Microsoft Open Technologies has opened a subsidiary in China to expand the company’s presence in the country and assist in proprietary development processes and open innovation programs. The Microsoft Open Technologies (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. will consist of a team of engineers that will work to advance interoperability, open standards and open source investments, Microsoft announced Thursday. […] More

  • Executive Profile: Tarik Reyes, Northrop Grumman VP of BD for Federal Mission Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Tarik Reyes, Northrop Grumman VP of BD for Federal Mission Programs

    Tarik Reyes serves as vice president of business development for federal mission programs within the civil systems division of Northrop Grumman's information systems sector. In this role, Reyes is responsible for all areas of BD strategy, execution, sustainment and growth for Northrop Grumman in the civil Federal and select defense markets. His prior assignment was director […] More

  • Executive Profile: Steven Eng, Harris IT Services Chief Solutions Architect - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Steven Eng, Harris IT Services Chief Solutions Architect

    Steven Eng serves as chief solutions architect at Harris IT Services. In this role, Eng provides strategic and tactical direction to identify and define IT service offerings to satisfy present and future business goals, leading the execution of technology strategy for emerging platforms, partnerships and external relationships. Earlier, Eng served in multiple senior-level management positions, to […] More

  • Microsoft to Expand Cloud Computing Operations in Australia; Toby Bowers Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft to Expand Cloud Computing Operations in Australia; Toby Bowers Comments

    Microsoft Corp. hopes to expand services for its Windows Azure cloud offering by opening data centers in the Australian states of New South Wales and Victoria, according to an Economic Times article. According to the article, data centers are intended to house computing power, data storage and other technology resources. Toby Bowers, head of Microsoft Australia’s […] More

  • Microsoft and Partners to Support East Africa IT initiatives; Fernando de Sousa Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft and Partners to Support East Africa IT initiatives; Fernando de Sousa Comments

    Microsoft Corp., iHub and m:lab have formed a strategic alliance that will grant East Africa's startup and developer communities access to Microsoft technologies as part of an initiative to improve the region's global competitiveness. The partnership intends to help innovators and developers in East African countries enhance their skills and gain access to Microsoft software […] More

  • Microsoft Employees Raised Record $100M for Charity in 2011 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Employees Raised Record $100M for Charity in 2011

    Microsoft Corp. employees raised a company record $100.5 million for U.S.-based nonprofit organizations in 2011, the company announced Wednesday. Overall, Microsoft employees have raised $946 million for community organizations and nonprofits since the company launched its giving program in 1983. Microsoft is currently in the 30th year of its corporate giving program and matches employee […] More

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