Tag Archives: Cloud Computing

ECS Launches Cloud CoE 2.0, Appoints Imran Bashir as Head; George Wilson Quoted

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ECS has launched the Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE) 2.0 Initiative, which will advance ECS’ programs and invest and drive innovation in cloud computing technology to provide new value to customers, the company reported on Monday. The company has also appointed Dr. Imran Bashir, ECS chief technical officer of cloud computing and vice president of emerging technologies, to lead the division. 

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Aaron Weis Issues Memo on Navy Dept’s ‘Single Tenant’ Cloud Effort

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The Department of the Navy (DON) has implemented a policy mandating single tenancy for each DON component in the Microsoft 365 cloud environment. The move comes as part of the department’s efforts to improve directory management and reduce complexities in migrating DON users across disparate networks.

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DISA Eyes DoD-Wide Implementation of Software-Defined Network Tech

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Bryon Doyle, head of the infrastructure directorate at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), has said the agency is reaching out to its customers and vendors to help inform its efforts to deploy next-generation network technologies. DISA is planning to deploy software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) capabilities across the Department of Defense (DoD) enterprise. 

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FBI Eyes Cloud Migration for Unclassified Data to Accelerate Analysis

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The FBI is planning to integrate its confidential, top-secret and secret networks with cloud platforms to improve intelligence sharing among personnel working from home. Gurvais Griss said at an AFCEA event that the bureau is looking to move unclassified data from legacy systems to less-classified cloud environments.

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Forcepoint Launches SASE Solutions to Enhance Remote Work Offerings

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Forcepoint has introduced its Dynamic Edge Protection suite of cloud-native SASE solutions, featuring Cloud Security Gateway and Private Access offerings, to address work-from-home security challenges across network security, threat protection, secure access and data protection, the company reported on Monday.

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Bruce Crawford, Paul Puckett: Army’s Enterprise Cloud Office on Track for Modernization Efforts

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Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford, the U.S. Army’s chief information officer, and Paul Puckett, director of the service’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office, said that the new unit is “functionally operational” amid coronavirus concerns, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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Stanford University Asks Govt to Create Joint Research Cloud

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Stanford University Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence has issued a letter to Congress and President Donald Trump regarding collaboration between multiple sectors towards the development of AI technologies. Stanford HAI said in a letter it seeks for industry, academia and government to jointly sustain the U.S. advantage in the AI field through the creation of a national research cloud and a corresponding task force.

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