Tag Archives: IT

Oracle Secures Framework Agreement to Provide Applications to Canadian Government; Walter Dann Quoted

Oracle

Oracle has been awarded a Framework Agreement for the provision of secure cloud services to the Government of Canada, enabling the company’s Canadian federal government customers the ability to securely store, manage and process sensitive data and applications in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Oracle reported on Thursday.

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House’s Draft NDAA Wants Pentagon to Address Cyber Workforce, IT Asset Management Issues

Pentagon

The House Armed Services Committee’s intelligence, emerging threats and capabilities subpanel has released a draft of its National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would direct the Department of Defense (DoD) to address issues concerning cyber workforce and information technology-related assets, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday.

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Committee Issues Report on COVID-19 Response-Related Challenges Facing Agencies

COVID-19

A Pandemic Response Accountability Committee report has identified the top challenges facing federal agencies in their COVID-19 pandemic response efforts and one of those is financial management. “Key areas of concern include both the need for accurate information concerning pandemic-related spending and the significant amount of money federal agencies may lose as the result of improper payments,” the PRAC said in the report.

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Spok Appoints Former Cisco Executive Brett Shockley to Board of Directors; Royce Yudkoff Quoted

Brett Shockley

Spok Holdings has added its third executive of concequence to the company's board to drive cloud-based software solutions and software. Brett Shockley, former senior leader of Cisco, will bring ample experience within emerging technologies and cloud development to the team. 

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ViON Corporation Secures SBA Contract Award to Support Business Loan Systems; Tom Frana Quoted

Tom Frana

As the SBA continues to process a massive amount of loans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, ViON will modernize the agencies IT infrastrucutre to expedite the workload. Through the SBA's contract, ViON will enable the agency to meet critical capacity needs and provide assistance during the pandemic.  

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Akima Subsidiary Affigent Achieves Dell Technologies Titanium Tier Federal Partner; Carol Rivetti Quoted

Affigent

Affigent has recently recieved recognition for its technology offerings. With Dell Technologies Tiatinum tier, the company will be able to further expand its offerings to reach both the private and public sector as well as enhance its solutions to enable faster responses at a lower cost. 

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AFS Names William “Bill” Marion as Managing Director of Growth & Strategy; Vince Vlasho Quoted

Bill Marion

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has hired William “Bill” Marion, former U.S. Air Force deputy chief information officer (CIO), as managing director of Growth and Strategy in its Defense and Intelligence practice, the company reported on Wednesday.

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