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IRS inks $88M VMware Vendor Cloud Program task

The Department of the Treasury’s Internal Revenue Service has awarded a 5-year task to obtain a VMware Vendor Cloud Program for IRS computer virtualization capabilities. HUBZone-certified SDVOSB Lancer Information Systems beat out seven other bidders to win this task, valued at $88M and competed as a service-disabled Veteran-owned small business set-aside action using the NASA SEWP V contract vehicle. Awardee […] The post IRS inks $88M VMware Vendor Cloud Program task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: FBI Seeks Technical and Engineering Support to Manage Data Centers

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking vendors to provide engineering and technical capabilities to help manage the bureau’s critical data centers across five U.S. locations. At the same time, the FBI’s Data Center Hardware and Operating Systems Section (DCHOSS) is developing a Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) for IT Professional Engineering Services to support this effort. The procurement process […] The post MeriTalk: FBI Seeks Technical and Engineering Support to Manage Data Centers appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Microsoft recruits longtime DHS cloud lead

Looking to leverage this leader’s perspective gained supporting multiple Department of Homeland Security subagencies and growing responsibility to include roles as Director, program manager and branch manager, Microsoft has recruited a new Principal Program Manager to support Azure Government Mission Customer Engineering. The post Microsoft recruits longtime DHS cloud lead appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: DHS awards $395.5M data center support contract to General Dynamics

“The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a data center support services contract to General Dynamics Information Technology. In a notice on Sam.gov the agency announced the details of the contract, which has an 18-month ordering period, and a maximum ceiling value of $395.5M. Through the contract, General Dynamics will continue to provide existing DC1 services, which consist of a […] The post FedScoop: DHS awards $395.5M data center support contract to General Dynamics appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Washington Business Journal: Fresh out of AWS, Teresa Carlson forecasts changing winds for the...

“Two months after leaving Amazon Web Services, Teresa Carlson still has her eyes on the cloud — and how selling it to government customers is changing. Now the chief growth officer at Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the former vice president for AWS’s public sector business said Monday that that while cloud adoption is still growing for the federal government, those […] The post Washington Business Journal: Fresh out of AWS, Teresa Carlson forecasts changing winds for the government cloud appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA awards contract for Enterprise Cloud Netskope Application Program Interface Subscription Licenses

Notice ID: 36C10B21Q0317 Contract: NNG15SD37B36C10B21F0202 Awardee: METGreen Solutions VA, Office of Information and Technology (OI&T), Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps) Infrastructure Operations (IO), Enterprise Cloud Solutions Office (ECSO) has a requirement for Netskope API subscription licenses to expand functionality for its existing Netskope Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) deployment. The licenses are required for existing […] The post VA awards contract for Enterprise Cloud Netskope Application Program Interface Subscription Licenses appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

DHS FEMA recruits Cloud Portfolio Manager from industry

James Rodd, an IT project manager and senior systems/network engineer armed with over 15 years of industry experience partnered with almost a decade of service in the US Army, has taken on a new challenge as Cloud Portfolio Manager at FEMA. James is a subject matter expert in IT operations, network and systems security, networking, software implementation projects, and managing […] The post DHS FEMA recruits Cloud Portfolio Manager from industry appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Video: SBA CTO on cloud foundation being instrumental for Paycheck Protection Program implementation

“The Small Business Administration (SBA) is closing the Paycheck Protection Program, a loan to help businesses retain employees during the COVID-19 crisis. It has awarded nearly $800 billion during the pandemic. Sanjay Gupta, chief technology officer at SBA, said having a strong cloud foundation enabled the agency to scale overnight and implement the Paycheck Protection Program at the beginning of […] The post Video: SBA CTO on cloud foundation being instrumental for Paycheck Protection Program implementation appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Video: SBA CTO on cloud foundation being instrumental for Paycheck Protection Program implementation

“The Small Business Administration (SBA) is closing the Paycheck Protection Program, a loan to help businesses retain employees during the COVID-19 crisis. It has awarded nearly $800 billion during the pandemic. Sanjay Gupta, chief technology officer at SBA, said having a strong cloud foundation enabled the agency to scale overnight and implement the Paycheck Protection Program at the beginning of […]

SAIC recruits transformation leader Blake Nelson as Vice President of Platforms and Cloud Solutions

Blake Nelson, a Cloud and DevSecOps Solutions Evangelist and seasoned leader of complex business transformation and system integration projects, has taken on a new challenge as Vice President of Platforms and Cloud Solutions at SAIC. In his new role, Blake manages cloud services and cloud platforms that support the Digital Transformation Business as well as development, sales, and delivery of […] The post SAIC recruits transformation leader Blake Nelson as Vice President of Platforms and Cloud Solutions appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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