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    Apptio, Google tapped for FedRAMP authorizations

    Services from Apptio, Google, Microsoft and Oracle were all granted a provisional authority to operate from the Joint Authorization Board. 04/18/2018 Read More

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    Could Trump's tweets lay a foundation for an Amazon DOD cloud protest?

    The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program, the Defense Department’s massive cloud computing initiative, just might be headed into uncharted territory. 04/17/2018 Read More

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    Pentagon issues revised draft JEDI cloud RFP

    The Defense Department is maintaining its plans for a single award cloud deal in a revised presolicitation. 04/16/2018 Read More

  • connections into the cloud

    VA seeks cloud platform for mobile applications

    As the Department of Veterans Affairs moves its applications to the cloud, it wants a new platform for its mobile applications. 04/13/2018 Read More

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    Cloud deal not designed for AWS, Mattis says

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind. 04/12/2018 Read More

  • secure cloud choices

    DISA authorizes IBM SmartCloud for Government at IL5

    The Defense Information Systems Agency has granted a 12-month Department of Defense provisional authorization for IBM's SmartCloud for Government for systems hosting Impact Level 5 data. 04/10/2018 Read More

  • city cloud

    How cloud enables modernization, innovation

    With IT modernization is a top priority for agency executives, the cloud and as-a-service technologies are seen as tools to facilitate transformation in cybersecurity, citizen services and data analytics. 04/08/2018 Read More

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    AWS protests West Point's award to Google

    Amazon Web Services has filed a bid protest over West Point's specifying the use of Google’s GSuite Enterprise. 04/05/2018 Read More

  • hybrid cloud

    What the CLOUD Act means

    The U.S. recently updated how it handles federal law enforcement data requests for foreign info stored by U.S. companies, but the full impact remains unclear. 04/05/2018 Read More

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    White House: Trump won't intervene in DOD cloud deal

    Despite his repeated public venting of anger at Amazon, President Trump won't play a part in the Pentagon's move to award a cloud contract, a spokesperson said. 04/04/2018 Read More

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    Who will win as DOD cloud choices grow?

    ImmixGroup analyst Mark Wisinger explores the growth of cloud choices in the defense market and how buyers are choosing between flexibility and control. 04/04/2018 Read More

  • cloud checklist

    FedRAMP issues playbook for CSPs

    The CSP Authorization Playbook is designed to help cloud service providers through the process for authorization under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. 04/04/2018 Read More

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    TIC compliance complicates agency cloud plans

    As agencies push to modernize their IT infrastructure, they are also working through conflicting goals like cloud adoption, telework policies and Trusted Internet Connection compliance. 04/03/2018 Read More

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