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Cloud Vendors Seek to Meet Pentagon’s Future Warfighting Needs; Microsoft Federal’s Rick Wagner Quoted

Rick Wagner President Microsoft Federal

Cloud service providers are investing in the development of technology platforms that could help the Department of Defense meet the needs of warfighters operating in tactical, distributed environments. “We have to create devices that can operate in those austere environments,” said Rick Wagner, president of Microsoft Federal for government customers and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Dwayne Allen Named Unisys CTO & SVP of Solution Innovation, Architecture

Dwayne Allen CTO

Dwayne Allen, former global digital strategist at Microsoft, has joined Unisys to serve as chief technology officer and senior vice president of solution innovation and architecture. He will report to Unisys CEO Peter Altabef and lead development of cloud, enterprise computing and user experience technologies that address customer needs, the company said Monday.

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SpaceX President, COO Gwynne Shotwell Receives Fourth Wash100 Award

Gwynne Shotwell President

Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of SpaceX, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award, the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for driving company growth, developing groundbreaking space technology and expanding our space capabilities. This marks the fourth time in her federal career that Shotwell has won a Wash100 Award. 

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Microsoft Federal President Rick Wagner Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Rick Wagner President Microsoft Federal

Rick Wagner, president of Microsoft’s federal arm, has received a Wash100 Award, the most celebrated award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for the fourth consecutive year. Wagner received his 2021 Wash100 Award for his leadership and efforts to drive digital transformation for federal agencies as they push adoption of the latest emerging technologies.

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Joshua Marcuse, Head of Strategy and Innovation for Google Global Public Sector, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Leading Digital Transformation Efforts; Forming Key Partnerships

Joshua Marcuse Google

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Joshua Marcuse, head of strategy and innovation for Google Cloud's global public sector business, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for his leadership and efforts to advance digital transformation, tech capabilities and drive industry partnerships. This marks Joshua Marcuse's second consecutive Wash100 Award.

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Dana Barnes, SVP of Palo Alto Networks' Public Sector, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Driving Cloud Adoption & Digital Transformation

Dana Barnes SVP

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Dana Barnes, senior vice president of the public sector with Palo Alto Networks, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for driving digital transformation and for his thought leadership across the technology and government contracting (GovCon) sectors. In Sept. 2020, Barnes was appointed as the senior vice president of U.S. public sector at Palo Alto Networks.

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GDIT's Lyle Kellman: DEOS Cloud Tools Could Help Improve Interagency Collaboration, Security

Lyle Kellman Deputy Program Manager GDIT

Lyle Kellman, deputy program manager for Defense Enterprise Office Solutions at General Dynamics' information technology business, said migrating to cloud-based collaboration and productivity tools offered by the DEOS contract will help defense agencies reduce costs and improve user experience and interagency collaboration, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

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Applied Insight Includes Azure Government Region to Cloud Emulation Services; Dede Dascalu Quoted

Dede Dascalu CEO Applied Insight

Applied Insight has enabled its emulation cloud product to support Microsoft's Azure Government Secret cloud region to help software vendors develop cloud-native tools in line with government security requirements. Applied Insight said Wednesday its SHIFT platform now emulates Microsoft's cloud environment designed for government clients' data and workloads that have been designated as secret.

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Microsoft Introduces Vaccine Management Product for Government Agencies, Health Care Providers

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Microsoft has released a technology offering built to help government and private health care organizations manage mass vaccination efforts from scheduling to logistics and outcome monitoring. The Microsoft Vaccination Management platform is based on the Power Platform -- a suite of business application development, visualization and process automation tools ““ and provides users access to records via a single app. according to a blog post published Friday.

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Torch.AI to Pursue Data Management Tech Development, Expansion Efforts via Series A Funding

Torch.AI

Artificial intelligence platform maker Torch.AI has secured $30 million during a Series A funding round to support the company's efforts to drive its growth strategies. Torch.AI said Wednesday that the WestCap Group-led funding will help the company in scaling its Nexus AI software suite to address the mission requirements of clients including federal agencies.

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Microsoft, Thales Forge Cloud Data Security Partnership

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Microsoft and Thales have partnered to integrate two offerings in a push to help highly regulated sectors protect sensitive data in cloud-based Office 365 applications while maintaining privacy compliance. The partnership combined the Double Key Encryption for Microsoft 365 and Thales' Luna Hardware Security Modules to support confidential data protection efforts in the financial services, health care and government sectors, the Paris-based technology provider said Tuesday.

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