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Amazon Web Services Rents Cloud Space to DoD Through FedRAMP

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The GSA’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program or better known as FedRAMP has approved the use of Amazon Web Services for cloud computing.  The cloud services will help the Army and Navy save time and money.  High level military...

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DoD Plans to Forge Better Federal Contracts for Government Contractors

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The DoD plans to increase the amount and quality of contracting opportunities by increasing training to employees, creating 11 integrated cost-analysis teams and better utilizing the Contract Business Analysis Repository (CBAR). The CBAR supplies important business information about properly registered...

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New Government Contracts Created Despite Government Shutdown

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Several news sources are stating that a government shutdown would greatly effect government contractors and small businesses, but that proves to be incorrect with agencies still releasing contracts.  FedBizOpps (FBO.gov,) the government’s massive database that displays all of the available...

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Senate Urging Department of Defense to Cap Contractor Workforce

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has been urged by 26 Democratic senators to cap their contractor workforce to match suggested cuts to the DoD’s civilian workforce, according to a report by The Federal Times. The Pentagon has suggested arbitrarily capping the...

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