Tag Archives: scale

NavalX to Advance DON Workforce Innovation; Potomac Officers Club to Host 2020 Navy Forum

James Geurts

NavalX has served as the Department of Navy (DON) workforce "super-connector." The agency is focused on scaling agility methods across the DON workforce, offering a culture of decentralized autonomy that has created an innovation landscape. NavalX has worked to connect isolated pockets of excellence to capture and scale the methodologies. 

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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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James Geurts Discusses US Navy Modernization of Unmanned Systems

James Geurts

James Geurts, Assistant Secretary for Research, Development, and Acquisition with the U.S. Navy and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently addressed the challenges the U.S. Navy has faced deploying unmanned systems. He noted that the service branch has encountered obstacles to obtain and use the systems effectively on a global scale. 

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VMware Launches 5G Telco Cloud Platform; Shekar Ayyar Quoted

Shekar Ayyar

VMware has launched the company’s 5G Telco Cloud Platform, a cloud solution featuring a field proven, carrier-grade and high-performance cloud native infrastructure with intelligent automation, the company reported on Sept. 1. The VMWare platform will include Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, an embedded Kubernetes distribution, that will allow Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to reliably build, manage and run containerized workloads across private, telco, edge and public clouds.

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QTS Launches Bandwidth IG to Expand Atlanta Network; Jim Nolte, Sean Baillie Quoted

QTS

QTS Realty Trust has launched its Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (IG) a metro dark fiber network provider in QTS' Atlanta Metro mega data center campus. Bandwidth IG will support mission critical data centers, hyperscale customers and enterprises with high capacity dark fiber services. Bandwidth IG will deploy a metro dark fiber network in Atlanta intentionally placed to ensure minimal overlap with other networks. 

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VMware launches New Cloud Management Offerings; Ajay Singh Quoted

VMware

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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Jacobs Publishes Blueprint to Determine Role of Infrastructure Investments; Patrick Hill, Daniel Fujiwara Quoted

Patrick Hill

Jacobs, with the help of its subsidiary Simetrica-Jacobs, has published a thought leadership paper, "Before & Beyond the Build: A blueprint for creating enduring social value at scale through infrastructure investments," on the role of infrastructure investments to address critical societal issues. 

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Accenture Makes Strategic Investment with Synadia to Advance Edge Computing; Sanjeev Vohra, Tom Lounibos Quoted

Sanjeev Vohra

Accenture has made a strategic investment to enhance value for its clients as edge computing accelerates, the company reported on Friday. The agreement was made through Accenture Ventures, in Synadia Communications.  

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AWS Launches General Availability of Amazon Keyspaces to Manage Cassandra Workloads; Shawn Bice, Edward Lewis Quoted

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Amazon Keyspaces, a scalable, highly available, and fully managed database service for Cassandra workloads, the company reported on Thursday

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