Tag Archives: SaaS

MCA Names Michael Smith as CIO; Lisa Firestone Quoted

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Managed Care Advisors (MCA) has appointed Michael Smith as chief information officer (CIO) to support the organization’s growth strategy and business opportunities, following the recent award of  SaaS, Case Management and COVID-19 Management contracts. “We chose Michael Smith because of his solutions-oriented and innovative approach to solving complex challenges,” said Lisa Firestone, MCA president and CEO.

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VMware launches New Cloud Management Offerings; Ajay Singh Quoted

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VMware has launched its vRealize Cloud Management on-premises and software as a service (SaaS) offerings, featuring enhanced product capabilities combined to enable customers to deploy and operate applications, infrastructure and platform services, from the data center to the cloud to the edge, the company reported on Monday

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NSF Seeks to Reach More Startups Through ‘Project Pitch’ Platform

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is conducting a pilot of a new portal in the FastLane system that allows startups and small businesses to pitch their project concepts and receive responses within three weeks, FedScoop reported MondayKelly Monterroso, a communications specialist at NSF, said the Project Pitch platform allows NSF to streamline the scientific research grant application process for startups and entrepreneurs.

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Maria Roat: SBA Addresses Cyber Threats Amid Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

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Maria Roat, chief information officer at the Small Business Administration (SBA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said SBA’s security operations team is implementing SBA Connect authentication for new capabilities and performing penetration testing to address data security issues during the coronavirus pandemic, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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AWS Launches Amazon AppFlow to Manage Bidirectional Data Flows Between AWS, SaaS; Kurt Kufeld, Sarah Franklin Quoted

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched Amazon AppFlow, a fully managed service that provides an easy, secure way for customers to create and automate bidirectional data flows between AWS and SaaS applications without writing custom integration code, the company announced on Thursday

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GSA Seeks AI-Based SaaS Tool to Back Regulatory Streamlining Efforts

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The General Services Administration has issued a solicitation for a commercial artificial intelligence platform that can support regulatory streamlining efforts. GSA is using the commercial solutions opening method for the procurement action in compliance with the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act and has partnered with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to look for a software-as-a-service platform.

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Zscaler Announces Intent to Acquire Cloudneeti to Enhance Data Protection Coverage; Jay Chaudhry, Gururaj Pandurangi Quoted

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Zscaler has announced its intent to acquire Cloudneeti, a Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) company to provide its customers industry-leading data protection coverage in the Zscaler Cloud Security Platform, Zscaler reported on Thursday. 

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