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GSA taps rising IT leader as Acting Director of Cloud Integration Shared Services

Kent Bridges, a rising industry leader who has served in a variety of public and private sector IT leadership roles in cloud and information security, including recent experience managing cloud services within GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, has taken on a new challenge as Acting Director of Cloud Integration Shared Services with the General Services Administration. Prior roles include: Program Manager, […] The post GSA taps rising IT leader as Acting Director of Cloud Integration Shared Services appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Washington Technology: DHS previews large cloud acquisition for industry to see

“The Homeland Security Department is giving industry their first detailed glimpse at how the agency is undertaking its massive cloud services contract that will go to a single winner.” “One detail from the draft solicitation released Wednesday jumps off the page: the Data Center and Cloud Optimization contract’s cumulative ceiling value is now $4.1 billion over up to 10 years, […] The post Washington Technology: DHS previews large cloud acquisition for industry to see appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GSA awards $114M in beta.SAM and Contract Acquisition Lifecycle Management system task awards

Adding to a recent FSS-19 Systems Modernization task award, GSA has awarded several new tasks, to include Development and O&M for the Integrated Award Environment (IAE) and System for Award Management (SAM), and in support of the GSA Contract Acquisition Life-cycle Management (CALM) initiative, which aims to modernize all of the internal acquisition processes and systems in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). The post GSA awards $114M in beta.SAM and Contract Acquisition Lifecycle Management system task awards appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) seeking Business Development/Capture Manager for Federal/Civilian Markets

Responsibilities: Your responsibilities as an individual contributor will include working with the internal AWS Public Sector team to develop and maintain a multi-year pipeline of cloud-related opportunities, develop and oversee implementation of bid strategies, proposal approaches and technical solutions, and help with written proposals for RFI/RFQ/RFP/BAA (i.e. RFx) and IDIQ Contracts for customers and APN partners. You will work with […] The post Amazon Web Services (AWS) seeking Business Development/Capture Manager for Federal/Civilian Markets appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

State Department Cloud Programs Director Brian Merrick on leveraging FedRAMP

“For departments that are currently assessing their risk tolerance and reusing threat data across multiple agencies, like the State Department, automating FedRAMP would be greatly beneficial. “If we can get better real-time threat data and integrate that into our compliance processes, it’s going to help us make better risk decisions, better risk tradeoffs between what the customer is asking us […] The post State Department Cloud Programs Director Brian Merrick on leveraging FedRAMP appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: Department of Energy enters into enterprise agreement with Google Cloud

“Google Cloud today announced a five-year agreement to provide the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) access to a broad range of Google Cloud technologies, including the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Google Workspace productivity tools. This technology agreement will help the DOE scale research efforts and ultimately drive innovation across DOE national labs and field sites.” “The agreement between Google […] The post Press Release: Department of Energy enters into enterprise agreement with Google Cloud appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Expands Telehealth Services Using Nuance Dragon Medical...

“Nuance® Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is using the Nuance Dragon® Medical One speech recognition cloud platform and PowerMic Mobile microphone app to help physicians document patient care provided through dramatically expanded VA telehealth services since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.” “The cloud-based technology allows […] The post Press Release: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Expands Telehealth Services Using Nuance Dragon Medical One appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Federal News Network: IRS drafting plan to decommission legacy systems as part of enterprise...

“The IRS is working on a strategy to decommission legacy IT systems well ahead of any actual plans to unplug machines.” “IRS officials said Tuesday that the strategy to decommission its legacy systems is taking shaping shape in concert with the work of the Enterprise Digitalization and Case Management Office the agency stood up in July. That office will lead […] The post Federal News Network: IRS drafting plan to decommission legacy systems as part of enterprise cloud migration appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS CBP extends cloud-based automated cargo processing system contract

“Customs and Border Protection inked a five-year, sole-source extension with IBM on a contract to support its cloud-based automated cargo processing system.” “CBP’s Information Technology Center issued a notification in late September saying the agency will continue to use an IBM cloud infrastructure-as-a-service disaster recovery solution. The contract is through the National Institute of Health’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment […] The post DHS CBP extends cloud-based automated cargo processing system contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

USDA APHIS awards 5-year single award IDIQ for Cloud Migration of Applications and Support...

8(a) HUBZone EDWOSB FedScale has been awarded a 5-year, $4M IDIQ by the US Department of Agriculture to provide cloud migration of applications and support services. This IDIQ was an 8(a) sole source action that was funded by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Marketing and Regulatory Programs Business Systems IT CIO. Awardee Name: FEDSCALE INC. Contract Duration: […] The post USDA APHIS awards 5-year single award IDIQ for Cloud Migration of Applications and Support Services appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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