Posts from GovCon Daily for 11/04/2015

Gene Colabatistto, Kevin Kelly Inducted Into George Washington University’s Engineering Hall of Fame

George Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science has inducted Gene Colabatistto, a group president at CAE, and LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly into the GWU Engineering Hall of Fame…
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Carahsoft to Distribute Samsung Mobile Security Platform in US Public Sector; Robert Moore Comments

Carahsoft Technology will offer Samsung Electronics America’s KNOX mobile security tool to U.S. public sector agencies under a distribution agreement both companies have reached. The covers KNOX Workspace container and KNOX Premium platform, Carahsoft said Tuesday …
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AtHoc Helps Implement D.C.’s Emergency Communication System

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has chosen a BlackBerry division to implement a unified network for agency personnel, first responders and local emergency organizations to communicate in the event of a crisis…
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GSA: Integrated Award Environment Adopts GitHub as Source Code Repository

The General Services Administration has announced that the Integrated Award Environment initiative has begun to use a cloud-based version control system as a repository for source codes. IAE will use GitHub to share application programming interfaces and source codes with contractor developers, undo source code changes, detect and monitor software bugs and facilitate collaboration with other software developers, GSA said Friday…
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Report: Frank Baitman to Leave HHS CIO Role

Frank Baitman will depart his role as chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services in November to pursue professional opportunities, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Billy Mitchell writes Baitman was responsible for HHS’ pilot to transition the email service to the cloud, consolidate enterprise systems and introduce a virtual desktop, according to the report…
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Julie Gravallese: 10 Female Mitre Employees Receive Honors at Magazine’s STEM Conference

Women of Color magazine has recognized the leadership and work of 10 Mitre employees during the publication’s STEM Conference that was held from Oct. 15 to 17 in Detroit. Mitre said Tuesday the conference acknowledges contributions of female professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields…
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IBM Seeks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Services Through Gravitant Acquisition; Martin Jetter, Don Rippert Comment

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has purchased cloud brokerage software developer Gravitant for an undisclosed sum in a push to help clients buy and manage information technology services across public and private cloud environments…
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