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Deep Labs, Snowflake Form Partnership to Prevent Government Fraud; CEO Scott Edington Quoted

Deep Labs

Deep Labs announced on Wednesday a partnership with a data cloud company Snowflake. The partnership aims to assist federal agencies to prevent and mitigate fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement. It will provide the public sector with a holistic means to modernize the detection of waste of taxpayer dollars.

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Anritsu and Orolia Form Partnership to Deliver 5G Assisted GPS CAT Solutions

5G Assisted

Anritsu Corp. and Orolia announced on Tuesday that the companies have formed a partnership to launch 5G Assisted GPS CAT Solutions for North American Carrier Acceptance Testing. The companies will support Assisted GPS (A-GPS) test functionality to meet 5G New Radio (NR) Carrier Acceptance Testing (CAT) requirements for many North American operators on the Anritsu ME7834NR 5G Mobile Device Test Platform. 

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AeroVironment Board of Directors Elect Wahid Nawabi to Become New Chairman; Arnold Fishman Quoted

Wahid Nawabi

AeroVironment announced on Tuesday that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Wahid Nawabi to succeed Tim Conver as chairman upon Conver’s retirement effective at the company’s 2021 annual meeting of shareholders. “Tim’s leadership and mentorship have resulted in countless American and allied lives saved as a result of our innovative UAS and TMS solutions,” concluded Nawabi.

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Forcepoint Acquires Cyberinc; CEO Manny Rivelo Quoted

Manny Rivelo

Forcepoint announced on Thursday that it has acquired Cyberinc. Cyberinc’s Smart Isolation capability technology gives administrators granular control to minimize risk without impeding user productivity.  Forcepoint will integrate Smart Isolation capabilities within its Data-first SASE architecture to strengthen its information technology portfolio.

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Amyx Awarded Two Task Orders on DLA JETS Contract; William Schaefer Quoted

William Schaefer

Amyx announced on Friday that the company has secured two new task orders on the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) JETS IDIQ contract. The task orders require Amyx to provide sustainment support for the DLA Defense Automatic Addressing System (DAAS), DAAS Micro Automated Routing System (DMARS), DDATA and DLA Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) Program Management Office (PMO).

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Space Force Accelerating Efforts to Develop Into a Fully Digital Service; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) released its most recent vision document on Thursday, presenting the service’s desire to be the world’s first fully digital service. USSF believes it needs to be fully digital because technological solutions are necessary to accelerate its ability to develop, field and operate space capabilities quickly to protect U.S. space supremacy. 

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SAP NS2 Secures JAB Approval for its NS2 Cloud Platform; Harish Luthra Quoted

SAP National

SAP National Security Services (SAP NS2) announced Tuesday its most recent FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB) approval for SAP NS2 Cloud Platform (SCP) as a Platform as a Service (PaaS). SCP is now authorized to appear on the FedRAMP Marketplace effective immediately. SAP NS2 is a subsidiary of SAP.

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Battelle Creates AmplifyBio to Develop Next-Gen Therapies; Lou Von Thaer Quoted

Lou Von Thaer

Battelle announced Monday that it is launching a new company that will perform research and development of next-generation therapies, including cell and gene therapies (CGT). The new company called AmplifyBio is backed by Battelle and outside investors with experience in pharmaceutical markets and life sciences. J. Kelly Ganjei has been named president and CEO of AmplifyBio and is currently completing his leadership team.

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AFS Appoints Chris Bjornson As Cloud Practice Lead and Ben Peavy As CIO

Accenture

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) announced on Monday that it has promoted two technology executives to support the mission-critical work the company provides on behalf of its government customers. Chris Bjornson has been named cloud practice lead and Ben Peavy has been named chief information officer (CIO).

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Beth Killoran: GSA Wants to Adopt Modular Cloud Approach

Beth Killoran

Beth Killoran, deputy chief information officer at the General Services Administration (GSA), said the agency wants to use cloud technology in new ways that would require a modular environment. Adopting a distributed, flexible cloud approach will help government agencies prevent cloud lock, as not all forms of cloud function the same way, the deputy CIO added.

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