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Trump, Tech Execs Meet to Discuss Govt Computing Modernization Strategies

High-ranking executives of 18 U.S. technology firms met with President Donald Trump on Monday to discuss possible ways to increase efficiency of computing systems in the government, Reuters reported Tuesday. The report said attendees of the meeting include leaders of Amazon, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe Systems, Alphabet, Apple, Kleiner Perkins and Qualcomm. They …

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DISA Restructures Computing, Storage Activities; David Bennett Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has moved to restructure computing and storage operations from January 2017 onward in an effort to standardize the services across its enterprise. DISA aims to unify computing resources across the Defense Enterprise Computing Center networkand other locations, the agency said Thursday. “We conducted a careful and thoughtful review of our computing …

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DARPA Issues RFI on Processing Models for Large-Scale Computer Simulations

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking ideas from the public on technologies that boost processing power to support computer simulations used in scientific research and development activities. DARPA said Thursday the Analog and Continuous-variable Co-processors for Efficient Scientific Simulation request for information is looking for processing paradigms for large-scale simulations in …

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AF Research Lab Seeks White Papers on Tactical Info Management Tech

The Air Force Research Laboratory‘s Information Directorate at the Rome Research Site in New York has announced a new $9.9 million funding opportunity for tactical information management technologies. A presolicitation notice posted Monday on FedBizOpps says that the Information Management-enabled Sensor Tasking and Ad Hoc Control program aims to facilitate the development of automated tasking tools for airborne …

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Report: CIA Implements Amazon Private Cloud System

The CIA has rolled out an Amazon Web Services-built cloud platform designed to facilitate collaboration among 17 agencies that make up the U.S. intelligence community, Nextgov reported Friday. Frank Konkel writes the CIA’s private cloud infrastructure went live last week, offering intelligence organizations access to a range of computing, storage …

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