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  • Pete Sandlin, Mario Suarez Named to Director Roles at HumanTouch; Moe Jafari Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pete Sandlin, Mario Suarez Named to Director Roles at HumanTouch; Moe Jafari Comments

    IT services contractor HumanTouch has hired Pete Sandlin of the U.S. Marine Corps and Mario Suarez of HP Enterprise Services for director roles at the company. HumanTouch said Thursday it appointed Pete Sandlin, formerly deputy program manager at Marine Corps Systems Command, director of strategic services and product solutions. Mario Suarez, a former senior program manager at HP Enterprise Services, will be […] More

  • Nextgov: Autonomic Resources' Open Source PaaS Gets FedRAMP Approval - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Nextgov: Autonomic Resources’ Open Source PaaS Gets FedRAMP Approval

    Autonomic Resources has been certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for its ARCWRX open source platform-as-a-service cloud offering to the federal government, Nextgov reported Friday. Frank Konkel writes that ARCWRX is the first PaaS offering to achieve FedRAMP compliance. John Keese, director of government cloud solutions for Computer Sciences Corp., told Nextgov some federal agencies have expressed interest […] More

  • Deltek“™s Alex Rossino: IBM Led FY 2011-2015 Federal Cloud Contract Awards - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deltek“™s Alex Rossino: IBM Led FY 2011-2015 Federal Cloud Contract Awards

    Established vendors continue to dominate the federal market for cloud platforms amid competition with commercial newcomers, Alex Rossino writes in a blog post for Deltek. Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, cited IBM as the leading federal cloud vendor based on the value of awarded contracts from fiscal year 2011 to fiscal year 2015. IBM booked $603 […] More

  • Red Hat's Adam Clater: PaaS Helps Shorten Application Deployment Time - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Red Hat’s Adam Clater: PaaS Helps Shorten Application Deployment Time

    Adam Clater, principal cloud architect at Red Hat‘s North America Public Sector organization, has said platform-as-a-service is helping federal information technology professionals shorten the time it takes to deploy applications. Clater wrote in an opinion piece for GCN published Monday that federal IT personnel are able to develop virtual machines and migrate the systems to […] More

  • Oracle: 64% of Global Employees Consider Their Corporate Orgs 'Agile' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oracle: 64% of Global Employees Consider Their Corporate Orgs ‘Agile’

    Oracle has released a new study that says 64 percent of employees at large global companies think their organizations are agile in their approach to new business opportunities. Oracle said Thursday it polled 2,263 employees for the Oracle Cloud Agility study and found that at least 80 percent of respondents said the ability of their companies to quickly […] More

  • Deltek: 38 Cloud Offerings From Industry Hold FedRAMP-Compliant Status - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deltek: 38 Cloud Offerings From Industry Hold FedRAMP-Compliant Status

    Deltek has found that 38 cloud computing platforms from industry are certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to date. Kyra Fussell, a senior research analyst at Deltek, writes in a blog post published Tuesday that vendors provide their FedRAMP-compliant offerings to government clients using infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service and software-as-a-service delivery models. Eighteen cloud […] More

  • SAP NS2's Carmen Krueger, Hunter Downey Talk Cloud Considerations for Nat'l Security Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAP NS2’s Carmen Krueger, Hunter Downey Talk Cloud Considerations for Nat’l Security Agencies

    SAP National Security Services is working with the U.S. government to utilize big data and cloud computing technologies to support national security operations, two company executives said in an article published Wednesday on GovCloud. SAP NS2’s Carmen Krueger, senior vice president and general manager of cloud operations, and Hunter Downey, cloud solutions director, told author Kevin Jackson in an […] More

  • IBM Launches New Services on Bluemix Cloud Development Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Launches New Services on Bluemix Cloud Development Platform

    IBM has added its own services to its Bluemix cloud development tool to help developers to quickly build, manage and deploy cloud applications for Internet of Things, mobile and supply chain environments. The Bluemix API Management service could help facilitate sharing and implementation of large-scale application programming interfaces, while the IBM MobileFirst Platform service is […] More

  • TechNavio: Low-Cost Infrastructure Maintenance Need to Spur Double-Digit ITaaS Market Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TechNavio: Low-Cost Infrastructure Maintenance Need to Spur Double-Digit ITaaS Market Growth

    TechNavio“™s new report projects the public sector“™s demand for low-cost infrastructure maintenance to drive a 31.0 percent compound annual growth rate of the global information technology-as-a-service market from 2014 through 2019. The report analyzes the vendor landscape that includes tier-one market players such as Amazon Web Services, Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft and Rackspace, Technavio said […] More

  • SAP HANA Cloud Platform Mobile Services to Support App Dev't to Deployment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAP HANA Cloud Platform Mobile Services to Support App Dev’t to Deployment

    SAP has unveiled a SAP HANA Cloud Platform offering that provides enterprise mobile services through mobile application development, staging and deployment support. The company said Monday the platform-as-a-service product also facilitates connectivity between devices, people and networks through the Internet of Things. “It’s critical for our broad ecosystem of customers and partners to simplify their mobile business and easily create omnichannel, […] More

  • Transparency Market Research: Global PaaS Market Worth $8B by 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Transparency Market Research: Global PaaS Market Worth $8B by 2020

    A new Transparency Market Research report predicts that the global platform-as-a-service market will achieve a compound annual growth rate of 25.7 percent through 2020 to reach a market value of $7.98 billion. The firm said Tuesday that the growth is due to companies adopting PaaS to lower capital expenses while allowing increased operational expenses. It added that other perceived benefits to PaaS include scalability, […] More

  • Red Hat, Dell to Offer Integrated Starter Pack for PaaS Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Red Hat, Dell to Offer Integrated Starter Pack for PaaS Cloud

    Red Hat and Dell have partnered to combine Red Hat’s OpenShift Enterprise platform and Dell’s PowerEdge R420 server and partner services program into the integrated DevOps Solution Starter Pack offering. Red Hat said Tuesday that Vizuri and other channel partners will resell the package, which works to deliver platform-as-a-service hybrid cloud tools to developers, administrators and other customers. Joe Dickman, senior vice president of […] More

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