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Press Release: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services selects Box for Cloud Content...

“The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) works tirelessly to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the science underlying medicine, public health, and social services. To help fulfill their mission, HHS is re-thinking how the organization […] The post Press Release: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services selects Box for Cloud Content Management appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

MeriTalk: FedRAMP Approves Remote Testing of Data Centers

“Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, FedRAMP announced that it is now allowing remote testing of data centers.” “In a May 11 blog post, FedRAMP explained that Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) hire Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAOs) to perform security assessments for their initial and annual assessment authorizations.” “Typically, these assessments are performed onsite, including the physical and environmental controls […] The post MeriTalk: FedRAMP Approves Remote Testing of Data Centers appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: CISA Working on ‘Hardened’ Cloud Environment for Fed Agencies

“The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is working on a “hardened” cloud environment that it can evaluate through pilots with Federal agencies, CISA Acting Director Brandon Wales told senators on May 11.” “Testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Wales was asked by Sen. Jackie Rosen, D-Nev., about techniques used in the SolarWinds Orion cyber attack […] The post MeriTalk: CISA Working on ‘Hardened’ Cloud Environment for Fed Agencies appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

CMS draft requirement for AWS Research Capabilities and Development

RFQ ID: RFQ1490840 “Task 1:  Address Data User’s capabilities for data analysis and collaboration Data users access various data warehouses and data stores to obtain the data they need for their analysis.  Some of the data users favor the use of the current BIA Workspace, as they are able to use their own Integrated Development […] The post CMS draft requirement for AWS Research Capabilities and Development appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

VA to Award Contract for MD Clone Platform

Notice ID: 36C10B21Q0292 “The purpose of this RFI is to confirm that MD Clone is the only brand name that can meet the VA’s requirements listed within the DRAFT PD. VA intends to procure the brand name MD Clone Platform as a sole source contract order to ThunderCat Technology via NASA SEWP GWAC. MD Clone […] The post VA to Award Contract for MD Clone Platform appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

HUBZone wins $38M NIH Enterprise Cloud Platform IWMS & IT App support task

In what appears to be their first Federal Prime win in more than a decade, this HUBZone small business provider of Business Management Services & Information Technology Service Management to Government customers, just beat out three other bidders to win this Cloud Platform and Applications support task with the National Institutes of Health Office of Management (OM). The post HUBZone wins $38M NIH Enterprise Cloud Platform IWMS & IT App support task appeared first on G2Xchange Health, a service of MileMarker10.

Longtime VA Data and Informatics lead retires

Having supported Veterans Affairs for more than a decade, leading efforts around data, supply chain, informatics and logistics, this leader has announced retirement. The post Longtime VA Data and Informatics lead retires appeared first on G2Xchange Health, a service of MileMarker10.

Nextgov: FedRAMP Board Extends Deadline for Cloud Providers to Pitch Line-Jumping Business Cases

“Prospective cloud service providers now have until May 21 to show demand for their offering among federal agencies in hopes an interagency board at the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, will put them at the front of the line for approval. ‘Leading up to the business case due date, it is typical for [cloud service providers] to […] The post Nextgov: FedRAMP Board Extends Deadline for Cloud Providers to Pitch Line-Jumping Business Cases appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

SSA obligates $24M in funding for Cloud Service Provider Access

The Social Security Administration has obligated $24M in funding for cloud service provider access under Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google. SDVOB Four Points Technology was awarded the BPA. Awardee Name: FOUR POINTS TECHNOLOGY, L.L.C. Contract Duration: 12 months Total Contract Value: $23,656,491.81 Funding Agency: SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Number of Bidders: None RFP ID: None Award ID: 28321321FA0010133 Microsoft […] The post SSA obligates $24M in funding for Cloud Service Provider Access appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: NIH Turns to Cloud-Based App to Facilitate Clinical Research

“The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is looking to partner with the private sector to enhance its cloud-based app to monitor physical markers – such as heart rate and heart rate variability – using smartphone technology.” “In a request for information (RFI), NIH’s National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) said it is looking to develop […] The post MeriTalk: NIH Turns to Cloud-Based App to Facilitate Clinical Research appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

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