Microsoft could score billions under recent DOD deals

It's no secret that the DOD likes Windows 10. One software contract is worth up to $3.17 billion, and another enterprise services deal could bring Microsoft $1.76 billion.

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Company protests its way onto $7.5B DISA IT engineering contract

by Billy Mitchell • 3 days ago

Solers Inc. was one of four companies that protested the DISA contract but the only to receive a spot on the contract.

DOD clarifies security requirements to compete for $8B back-office cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 4 days ago

There's good news for potential DEOS cloud vendors who don't yet meet the military's level 6 security requirements.

Pentagon unveils strategy for military adoption of artificial intelligence

by Billy Mitchell • 5 days ago

The strategy emphasizes the "urgency, scale, and unity of effort" needed to make AI transformational both for the DOD and the nation at an operational level.

Pentagon’s 2019 IT budget appropriations target cyber, AI and new organizations

by Stephanie Meloni and Mark Wisinger • 1 week ago

The immixGroup team takes a closer look at some of the top drivers for the department’s IT budget for fiscal 2019.

To help replace the CAC card, Pentagon enlists AI startup

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

TWOSENSE.AI announced a $2.42 million OTA contract to work with the Defense Information Systems Agency on "invisible continuous multi-factor authentication" for the military.

The Pentagon wants to bring on a recruiter to hire tech talent

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The Defense Digital Service issued a request for information this week looking to create a "Civilian Hiring as a Service Pilot Program" for recruiting.

DOD unveils enterprise cloud strategy with preference for JEDI

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The DOD Cloud Strategy document lays out the current IT operating environment, the department's strategic objectives, approaches and guiding principles, and how it will implement.

Microsoft brings Azure Government to the ‘tactical edge’

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Microsoft's new products will bring the Azure Government cloud to austere, connectivity-limited environments.

These 3 high-profile DOD systems have persistent operational flaws, according to testing

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The annual report from the Department of Defense's chief weapons and systems tester highlighted major flaws in three major systems.

Pentagon taking action to boost cybersecurity down the supply chain

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The Pentagon is exploring new efforts to strengthen — and build confidence in — the cyberdefenses of subcontractors further down the supply chain.

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