Cloud and Infrastructure

Bezos successor shows importance of cloud to Amazon's future

Jeff Bezos is stepping as CEO and his successor -- Amazon Web Services' own chief CEO Andy Jassy -- shows just how critical the cloud is to Amazon's future.

DISA, General Dynamics roll out AWS across milCloud 2.0

The Defense Information Systems Agency and General Dynamics introduce the first commercial cloud hosting service to be made available on the milCloud 2.0 platform.

Space becomes a new front in the 'Cloud Wars'

Microsoft is taking its flagship Azure offering further into a space sector that their direct competitor Amazon Web Services also has made a priority. It was all inevitable as the so-called Cloud Wars add another front.

Collaboration drives innovation for Octo and the National Cancer Institute

Speed was of the essence when NCI asked Octo and its partners to build a cloud-based image repository to support COVID-19 researchers.

SAP NS2, Google form cloud integration partnership

SAP National Security Services and Google are partnering to bring integrated cloud computing and data offerings into the public sector.

DOD's cloud push proves that the innovation pyramid has flipped

The Defense Department's big-ticket cloud computing acquisitions show how the innovation pyramid has flipped and how the government has to follow the commercial world to get innovation.

SAP NS2, Amazon Web Services form cloud collaboration

SAP NS2 and Amazon Web Services will collaborate to help agencies transition workloads and other resources into a cloud computing environment.

Why DOD's JEDI cloud contract is a tight two-horse race

Amazon Web Services is the frontrunner to win the Defense Department's $10 billion "JEDI" cloud opportunity but here's why Microsoft presents more than formidable competition.

DISA plans major info systems network upgrade

DISA is planning a major bandwidth increase for the Defense Information Systems Network and the infrastructure that connects the various combatant commands.

CSRA moves milCloud 2.0 closer to going live

CSRA is eyeing Feb. 1 as the date to roll out the much-anticipated milCloud 2.0 computing infrastructure for the Defense Department.

GSA seeks bids for IT modernization Centers of Excellence

The solicitation covers start-up staffing needs for five separate teams to "manage centralized, function-specific talent, solutions and acquisition vehicles."

DOD's massive cloud solution remains fluid

It is still an open question whether the Defense Department will go with a single provider for its massive cloud infrastructure project or open it to multiple providers.

Unisys books $10M National Archives Google cloud project

Unisys will help the National Archives implement a Google cloud email and collaboration system under a potential five-year, $10 million contract.

Raytheon joins Pivotal partner network in agile, modernization push

Raytheon becomes part of tech firm Pivotal's global partner network as the defense contractor further pushes into more agile development and modernization work.

Microsoft cloud infrastructure spend totals $1B per month

Microsoft's annual cloud infrastructure spend totals $1 billion a month in enterprise and heavily-restricted areas such as federal, the Azure GM tells a Washington Technology event audience.

Silicon Valley's Coupa plans DC presence, hires federal leader

Silicon Valley-based Coupa Software will build a government sales team and eventually open a Washington, D.C. facility as it also names a new federal leader.

VA floats cloud-based Vista RFI

The Veterans Affairs Department wants help from industry on how it can get a cloud-based form of its Vista electronic health record system.