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Federal News Network: Are 2 associations’ questions to GSA about cloud efforts premature or...

“The Coalition for Government Procurement wrote to Laura Stanton, GSA’s assistant commissioner in the Office of Information Technology in the Federal Acquisition Service, expressing concerns about a recent request for information for a new blanket purchase agreement for cloud services. At the same time, CompTIA wrote to Skip Jentsch, GSA’s cloud products manager and enterprise architect, about public comments he […] The post Federal News Network: Are 2 associations’ questions to GSA about cloud efforts premature or discerning? appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

USDA OCIO awards $10M Cloud Solution Consultant Services task

Small business Steampunk beat out eight other bidders to win a 5-year task from the Department of Agriculture Office of the Chief Information Officer to provide cloud solution consultant services. This task, valued at $10M, was competed as a small business set-aside action using the CIO-SP3 SB contract vehicle. Awardee Name: STEAMPUNK, INC. Contract Duration: 60 months Total Contract Value: […] The post USDA OCIO awards $10M Cloud Solution Consultant Services task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA taps VHA Champion for Data and Analytics

Building on over 20 years of success spanning clinical informatics, experience in data analytics, population health, health information exchange, and data governance, and perspective gained responsible for selecting and deploying Heath Informatics Technology and working closely with the clinical service lines to identify and diffuse innovation, this leader takes on a new challenge with Veterans Affairs. The post VA taps VHA Champion for Data and Analytics appeared first on G2Xchange Health, a service of MileMarker10.

FedScoop: General Dynamics protests $2.7B DHS cloud contract award

“General Dynamics Information Technology has filed a bid protest with the Government Accountability Office over the award of a $2.7 billion cloud migration services contract to Peraton subsidiary Perspecta. In its complaint, the federal contracting giant is understood broadly to allege that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) failed to properly consider Perspecta’s performance record a nd that it unreasonably […] The post FedScoop: General Dynamics protests $2.7B DHS cloud contract award appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: NASA Turns to Cloud for Next-Gen Earth Missions

“NASA officials predict that the agency’s latest state-of-the-art satellites – launching soon – will generate an unprecedented amount of data that will be difficult to manage and optimize with NASA’s current software. Therefore, NASA researchers have turned to cloud computing to make the most of that treasure trove of information. Currently, NASA satellites send data back to ground stations where […] The post MeriTalk: NASA Turns to Cloud for Next-Gen Earth Missions appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

NIH NIA awards $7M linkage, review and cloud support services contract

Acumen has been awarded a 1-year $7M contract with the National Institutes of Health to provide linkage, review, and cloud support services for National Institute on Aging (NIA) studies. The contract was awarded using the GSA Professional Services Schedule (PSS) drawing one bid. Awardee Name: ACUMEN, LLC Contract Duration: 12 months Total Contract Value: $7,300,450.00 […] The post NIH NIA awards $7M linkage, review and cloud support services contract appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

FedTech Magazine: VA Sees Shift to Cloud, Microservices on the Horizon

“The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to accelerate its cloud migration as well as its ability to be more technologically nimble through the deployment of microservices.” “As GCN reports, the coronavirus pandemic spurred the VA to shift more of its apps to the cloud as demand for services surged. As offices shuttered early in […] The post FedTech Magazine: VA Sees Shift to Cloud, Microservices on the Horizon appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

HHS Sources Sought: Cloud Based Antivirus Scanner for Salesforce

Notice ID: 2022-ACF_ORR_ANTIVIRUS_SCANNER “Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is developing a new system using Salesforce platform, a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) customer relationship management or case management tool with document management and workflow capabilities that securely interface with internal and external systems. Currently, there is no native solution available on the Salesforce platform to ensure prevention […] The post HHS Sources Sought: Cloud Based Antivirus Scanner for Salesforce appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

GSA Blog: Containers: an efficient way to manage software in the cloud

“In collaboration with the Cloud and Infrastructure Community of Practice (C&I CoP), the GSA Data Center and Cloud Optimization Initiative Program Management Office has developed the Containerization Readiness Guide to provide an overview of container technologies and guide agencies through the decision process of container adoption. What are containers? Containers are packages of software services that exist separately and independently […] The post GSA Blog: Containers: an efficient way to manage software in the cloud appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedTech Magazine: GSA to Roll Out New Federal Cloud Marketplace

“The General Services Administration is on the cusp of unveiling a plan for a new governmentwide framework and marketplace for cloud solutions, designed to be a one-stop shop for agencies looking to deploy commercial Software as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service offerings. Laura Stanton, assistant commissioner for the Office of Information Technology Category in […] The post FedTech Magazine: GSA to Roll Out New Federal Cloud Marketplace appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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