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DISA Seeks Info on Cloud Storage, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure From Small Businesses


The Defense Information Systems Agency needs market information on technical services needed to sustain and operate cloud storage and virtual desktop infrastructure assets. DISA said Friday in a source sought notice posted on SAM it wants to validate the availability of architecture, design, engineering, technical, on-boarding and other services for its Cloud Storage Services Portfolio from small businesses including those that are woman-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned.

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Executive Spotlight: Bruce Caswell, Maximus President & CEO

Bruce Caswell President

Bruce Caswell, president and chief executive officer of Maximus, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding how the company has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as enhancing workforce support, developing new technologies and supporting employment services. Additionally, Caswell discussed investments in new technologies, as well as where Maximus will head in 2021. 

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Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Gary Hix: Agency IT Leaders Should Expand Tech Consideration Set

Gary Hix

Gary Hix, chief technology officer at Hitachi Vantara Federal, wrote in a GCN article published Friday that information technology leaders at government agencies should consider adopting cloud and other new technologies in addition to virtual private networks and virtual desktop infrastructure to support telework environments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Army Seeks Industry Info on IT Modernization Tech

The U.S. Army wants industry feedback on technologies that can help modernize the Army Research Laboratory’s information technology environment. The military branch said Tuesday in a FedBizOpps notice that it plans to use cloud computing, virtualization and self-service tools to modernize ARL’s IT systems. ARL seeks to develop a computing environment that can expand …

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Boeing, DISA Develop Mobile Device for Top-Secret Military Communications; Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency and Boeing have developed a mobile device designed to help military commanders transmit and receive top-secret messages, Defense One reported Nov. 1. Patrick Tucker writes the Boeing Black mobile phone works with virtual private networks and mobile device management platforms and has a dual-SIM functionality …

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3 Companies Utilize VMware Virtual SAN Hyperconverged Service for Workload Migration, Virtualization

VMware has said Amway, iGov Technologies and SugarCreek will deploy the VMware Virtual SAN hyperconverged service to run business-critical applications and virtual desktop infrastructure. The technology works to support shared storage for virtualized production environments that can scale out to several server providers, VMware said Tuesday. Michigan-based Amway transitioned 300 application servers, databases and other workloads to Virtual SAN. …

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