Tag Archives: cloud

TAH Leverages SAP Digital Solutions to Support Digital Transformation; Hiroshi Nagumo, Rick Larrieu Quoted

SAP

SAP SE has announced that Terumo Americas Holding (TAH) has integrated SAP S/4HANA and several other solutions across multiple sites, as part of a digital transformation initiative to assist with healthcare operations.TAH implemented has SAP offerings including SAP S/4HANA, the SAP Master Data Governance application and SAP Ariba solutions. 

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Christopher Copeland, Kyle Michl Appointed to AFS Technology Innovation Leadership; John Goodman Quoted

Kyle Michl

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has appointed Christopher Copeland as managing director and chief technology officer and Kyle Michl as managing director and chief innovation officer to  strengthen the company’s technology and innovation capabilities, AFS reported on Tuesday. Copeland will be responsible for developing AFS’ future-looking technology vision and strategy and for overseeing AFS’ focus on the CIO agenda.

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JAIC, Deloitte Work on Cloud-Based AI Development Space; Nand Mulchandani Quoted

Nand Mulchandani

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is working with Deloitte to develop a prototype of a cloud platform that could enable developers to create uses for AI under an $80 million contract awarded in August 2020. Mulchandani said the JCF will accommodate open-source platforms and other development tools.

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Christopher Krebs: Agencies Shifting to Telework Should Boost Investments in Cyber Tools

Christopher Krebs

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, said agencies transitioning to the cloud to support telework should consolidate and increase investments in security tools to better manage cyber threats.

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Noblis Acquires Cloud, Analytics Capabilities of Inductive Minds; Amr ElSawy, John Walker Quoted

Amr ElSawy

Noblis has acquired the cloud and analytics capabilities of Inductive Minds, an expert provider of cloud hosting, systems engineering and analytic services to federal government clients, to enhance Noblis’ portfolio of Department of Defense (DoD) and national security expertise, Noblis reported on Tuesday. Noblis’ purchase will advance its support of intelligence and law enforcement communities.

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Catherine Marsh: IARPA Leverages Cloud to Back Telework Environment

Catherine Marsh

Catherine Marsh, director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), said IARPA’s cloud infrastructure enabled the agency to support employees who have transitioned to telework during the COVID-19 pandemic. “One of the major accomplishments at IARPA has really been our seamless transition to a remote working environment in the cloud,” Marsh said.

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Army’s Paul Puckett on FY 2020 Cloud Modernization Updates

Paul Puckett

Paul Puckett, director of the U.S. Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office (ECMO), said the service branch is working to implement a common cloud security service in line with the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) standards. Puckett said that ECMO and the Army Analytics Group are working on establishing a “dynamic, resilient architecture” called cArmy. 

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CISA Issues Remote Vulnerability & Patch Management Guide

CISA

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has issued a document to guide federal agencies when patching remote devices outside agency networks. CISA said the Capacity Engagement Guide for Remote Vulnerability and Patch Management seeks to complement the interim Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 telework guidance released in April.

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IRS Digitalization Office Takes Incremental Funding Approach to IT Modernization

IRS

The Internal Revenue Service’s newly established enterprise digitalization and case management office has started to adopt an incremental approach to funding information technology modernization programs, including the digitization of paper-based taxpayer services and consolidation of case management platforms, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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VMware Reports Q2 FY 2021 Financial Results; Pat Gelsinger, Zane Rowe Quoted

Pat Gelsinger

VMware has announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2021, reporting revenue for the second quarter as $2.88 billion, an increase of 9 percent from the second quarter of fiscal 2020. VMware announced that the combination of subscription and SaaS and license revenue was $1.35 billion, an increase of 11 percent from the second quarter of fiscal 2020. 

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