EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, GOVERNMENT BUSINESS
Carahsoft | February 24, 2023
On February 23, 2023, Carahsoft Technology Corp. (Carahsoft), a government-related IT solutions provider, announced its support for Red Hat company in AWS Marketplace, providing easier access to enterprise open-source software in the public sector.
It would support Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud solution in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog of software listings from independent software vendors who interact with the software running on AWS for the public sector. Its solutions designed for public sector customers would support application development, cloud computing, automation management technologies, professional services, certification, and training solutions of Red Hat. In addition, the listings would help AWS Marketplace customers with simplified software licensing, multiple procurement pricing options, and different deployment methods.
It would be an essential Government General Service Administration (GSA) Dealer and Distributor partner for Red Hat. It extends assistance for Red Hat’s AWS Marketplace distribution, opening the platform for United States government deployments. This collaboration on AWS Marketplace enables both to reach and fulfill customers’ needs for continuous growth quickly. Its customers, especially those from the Federal, State, Local and Education sector, would be benefited from supported public sector purchases through AWS Marketplace.
It is also an AWS Public Sector Partner, working with AWS-certifies resellers and managed service providers to offer a complete cloud-driven solution for migration, professional, and infrastructure services on AWS. In addition, its customers, who are working with AWS, can utilize existing AWS Enterprise Discount Program (EDP) funds for Red Hut’s products across any device.
“Carahsoft and our resellers continue to enable modernization in Government through the adoption of innovative enterprise open-source solutions,” said Natalie Gregory, Vice President of Red Hat Sales at Carahsoft. “We are proud to further support Red Hat in making its open-source IT capabilities more readily available to the Public Sector.”
(Source – Globe Newswire)
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Carahsoft, an IT consulting and services company, has been providing services for the public sector since 2004. It combines technology with the government procurement process, assisting organizations from the public sector. As a GSA Schedule Contract holder, it acts a government partner for vendors, networking with consulting partners, system integrators, resellers, and IT manufacturers. It supports marketing, strategic solutions delivery and proactive sales of government IT. In addition, it provides various cloud-based services for secured modernization, cybersecurity, MultiCloud, DevSecOps, Big Data, artificial intelligence, and customer experience.
Privacera | January 02, 2023
A recent announcement by Privacera, the only open-standards based data security governance leader gave a round-up of predictions and trends that will be the mainstay for companies wanting to compete in a data-driven economy for 2023.
As more data accumulates within an organization, the adoption and combined power of data analytics, privacy, and security solutions will explode over the next few years.
Privacera's data security and governance predictions and trends for 2023:
CAOs (Chief Data Analytics Officers) will be part of C-Suite
As enterprises will become more data-driven to achieve desired business outcomes, the CAO’s role will become even more indispensable.
Multi-cloud adoption to exponentially grow
To modernize their data architecture, enterprises will look towards adopting a multi-cloud strategy with a strategic approach and a scalable data security platform.
Create Frictionless Data Security (DSG) environments
A universal DSG environment with security and governance controls across the entire data estate for organizations of all sizes.
Zero Trust and Data Mesh
With Zero Trust and Data Mesh location of the data remains the same and ensures all safety, compliance and privacy measures are observed.
New Federal Regulations to Protect Consumer Data
Consumer awareness that organizations are collecting, storing and using their data is creating an urgent need for Congress to write and pass data and privacy regulations.
"Data security platforms will continue to gain popularity as they help simplify the complexity of managing data access controls, support data governance strategies, and drive higher-value analytics that unlock the full data-driven potential of enterprises."Privacera CEO Balaji Ganesan.
Founded in 2016, Privacera's SaaS-based data security and access governance platform, gives you a unified view and control over sensitive data across multiple cloud services, including AWS, Azure, Databricks, GCP, Snowflake, and Starburst. Privacera platform is used by Fortune 500 customers in the finance, insurance, life sciences, retail, media, and consumer industries, as well as government agencies, to automate sensitive data discovery, mask sensitive data, and manage high-fidelity policies at petabyte scale on-premises and in the cloud.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, GOVERNMENT BUSINESS
Bluescape | February 23, 2023
Bluescape, a visual collaboration and online whiteboard software platform, has recently announced an agreement with Arrow Electronics' public sector practice, immixGroup, to offer Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorized virtual workspace for intelligence, defense, and federal civilian customers. It would deploy the network of immixGroup's contract vehicles and partners for this offering.
With the sponsorship of the Air Force of the U.S., it was recently awarded FecRAMP Authorization at the Moderate Impact Level and DISA IL-4+ authorization for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). A visual collaboration, receiving both authorizations, is unique. A value-added distributor in the public sector, immixGroup, connects technology companies with government agencies and helps in their businesses. Through its collaboration, federal, defense, intelligence, and civilians enable access to many IT solutions through selected business partners and contracts. The government customers like GSA, Army ITES, and SEWP can use Bluescape services on immixGroup contract vehicles.
Vice President at Public Sector Channels and Partners of Bluescape, Norm Litterini, said, "Bluescape is a simple, yet powerful tool that remains the only truly secure visual collaboration solution to meet both FedRAMP and DISA IL-5 requirements." In addition, he added, "immixGroup's network of resellers and contract vehicles, combined with Bluescape's FedRAMP certification, will provide a smoother path for customers to be compliant with the Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity and the Office of Management and Budget's zero trust strategy."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, Bluescape, a software development company, has offered solutions for the visual workplace since 2012. It fulfills security needs for the public sector with FedRAMP-authorized cloud solution and air-gapped software. It empowers distributed teams with easy-to-use tools for agility in complex processes, eliminating missed deadlines, miscommunications and wasted time. It offers solutions for collaboration software, project management, online whiteboard, creative design, product design, idea management, remote work, hybrid work, team communication, media and entertainment, virtual story room, creative software, content management, file sharing and web conferencing. It partners with various government agencies and Fortune 100 companies.
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, immixGroup, an IT consulting and services company, has provided solutions for information technology, marketing, training, federal channel, federal IT, public sector, government sales, federal government services, state and local sales, federal budget, contracts, and federal sales and aggregator. Arrow Electronics acquired it in 2015. It helps software and hardware manufacturers and their channel partners for business growth and sales cycle, in public sector. It provides support and expert resources for business growth in public sector, products and services for government businesses and IT products from more than 350 suppliers and about 1,200 solution providers.