National Science Foundation awards $105M IT Infrastructure Support task to By Light

G2Xchange ETC | January 03, 2020

Building on experience and expertise gained in support of NSF through its recent acquisition, By Light, a very fast growing provider of IT, cloud, cyber and infrastructure solutions, beat out four other bidders to be awarded a 7-year task to provide NSF with a range of enterprise-wide IT infrastructure support services. Funded by the Division of Information Systems, this task was competed and awarded on GSA Alliant 2.  In early 2019 the National Science Foundation (NSF) extended its contract with Phacil to continue to provide enterprise-wide IT infrastructure support, including disaster recovery and network security. The 6-month extension of the current contract task order was deemed critical for ensuring maintenance of NSF’s voice, network and security, data center operations and complete information technology infrastructure operations

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AmpliTech Group Awarded Membership into Meta Platform’s Telecom Infra Project

AmpliTech Group | September 22, 2022

AmpliTech Group, Inc., a designer, developer, and manufacturer of state-of-the-art signal-processing components for satellite, 5G, and other communications networks and a worldwide distributor of packages and lids for integrated circuit assembly, and designer of complete 5G/6G systems, today announced that it has been awarded membership into the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), a telecom focused organization formed by Meta Platforms. TIP was formed to align industry leaders in the telecom space as an engineering-focused initiative that brings operators, infrastructure providers, system integrators, and other technology companies together to collaborate on the development of new technologies as well as reimagine traditional approaches to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure. AmpliTech is joining the project shortly after the launch of its new division, TGSS, which is focused on designing, building, integrating, deploying, and maintaining complete 5G systems as a managed service. The Company also manufactures leading low noise amplifier designs that increase throughput and reliability, leading to higher data transmission throughput and decreased network downtime. “AmpliTech is proud to join the prestigious TIP organization and be recognized as a leading enabler of next-gen telecom networks that will power the future of mobile networking technology. AmpliTech was founded with the mission of enabling human connectivity like never before. From the start, we anticipated the day when telecom networks would simply not be able to support the increased data transmission rates required by the broader industry. Everything we have built has been to address this impending challenge.” Founder and CEO Fawad Maqbool “Meta established the TIP program to draw attention to the lack of performant telecom infrastructure that enables developments like augmented reality/ virtual reality, metaverse, and high-resolution video streaming, and collaborate with industry leaders to develop solutions to this problem. AmpliTech currently offers solutions which include our leading edge performance Low Noise Amplifiers that enable data transfer to occur at higher speeds. We’re also working to develop key partnerships and offering our technical support to others in our constant search to be designed into programs that require AmpliTech’s differentiating and proven low noise technology. Joining TIP brings us into a group of like-minded contributors focused on improving the world’s telecom infrastructure. We’re excited to be in a position to contribute to this cause as we all work together to meet the challenges the industry is facing today,” concluded Mr. Maqbool. About AmpliTech Group AmpliTech Group, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes state-of-the-art radio frequency (RF) microwave components for global satellite communications, telecom (5G & IoT), space, defense, and quantum computing markets as well as systems and component design consulting services. In December 2021, AmpliTech completed the purchase of the assets and operations of Spectrum Semiconductor Materials Inc. a global specialty distributor of semiconductor components based in San Jose, CA. AmpliTech has a 13+ year track record of developing high performance, custom solutions to meet the unique needs of some of the largest companies in the global industries we serve. We are proud of our focused team's unique skills, experience and dedication, which enables us to deliver superior solutions, faster time to market, competitive pricing, excellent customer satisfaction and repeat business.

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EasyVista Positioned in 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for IT Service Management Platforms for Eleventh Consecutive Year

EasyVista | November 04, 2022

EasyVista Inc., global software provider of intelligent solutions for IT Service Management, IT Remote Support, IT Infrastructure Monitoring, and self-healing technologies, announced its recognition in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for IT Service Management (ITSM) Platforms. This is the eleventh year in a row EasyVista’s has received this recognition — this time in their highest placement yet within the quadrant. EasyVista was recognized as one of 10 companies in the annual Gartner® Magic Quadrant™, representing a group of ITSM platforms with the critical capabilities required to support service management needs. Since the report’s last publication, EasyVista has enhanced their IT platform’s capabilities through the introduction of new products EV Reach and EV Observe, as well as the acquisition of experience monitoring platform Itexis. “At EasyVista our mission is to make IT easy. We’re excited to see that this mission has been recognized yet again with our continued placement in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for ITSM Platforms this year. “This year we continued to prioritize improving the IT experience for our customers. By listening to the demands of the market and offering exceptional customer service, our rating on Gartner Peer Insights increased to an inspiring 4.7 out of 5. We’re proud to receive such positive feedback from our community and to see this recognized in our improved placement in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™.” EasyVista’s Chief Marketing Officer, Zoe Seroky EasyVista is notable and recognized by customers for their: Ease of use by providing tools to support customer growth, as noted on Gartner® Peer Insights where EasyVista’s current rating is 4.7/5 stars Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with competitive pricing against other intermediate ITSM products, offering both concurrent licensing and bundled asset management End-to-end IT software-as-a-service platforms with both ITSM and ITOM capabilities “With multiple product launches, new acquisitions, leadership changes, and multiple accolades, 2022 has been a big year for EasyVista,” said EasyVista’s Chief Executive Officer, Patrice Barbedette. “EasyVista has risen to meet the challenges of modern business – and it’s reflected in our improved placement in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for ITSM. Just like EasyVista has evolved this past year, our placement in the quadrant has continued to rise. As we look ahead to 2023 and beyond, EasyVista is poised to continue the successes of 2022 with even more growth and improved experiences for ITSM practitioners around the globe. About EasyVista EasyVista is a global software provider of intelligent solutions for enterprise service management, remote support, observability, and self-healing technologies. Leveraging the power of ITSM, Self-Help, AI, background systems management, and IT process automation, EasyVista makes it easy for companies to embrace a customer-focused, proactive, and predictive approach to their service and support delivery. Today, EasyVista helps over 3,000+ enterprises around the world to accelerate digital transformation, empowering leaders to improve employee productivity, reduce operating costs, and increase employee and customer satisfaction across financial services, healthcare, education, manufacturing, and other industries.

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MFP Technology Services Expands its Partnership with Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group into Europe

MFP Technology Services | November 03, 2022

Today, MFP Technology Services announces its collaboration with Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) to support the expansion of the Lenovo Value Recovery program (LVR) into Europe. Lenovo Value Recovery reduces environmental impact and is designed to extend the life of our enterprise products through the reuse and recycling of materials by performing refurbishment and re-utilization. The collaboration is an extension of the North America program implemented two years ago and will make a select set of excess, surplus and end-of-life equipment available to customers. "We are excited to expand our strategic partnership with Lenovo ISG" added Steve Nickel, President, MFP Technology Services. "MFP has long-term loyalty for the brand and has developed a deep specialization managing excess, surplus and end of life data center products." About MFP Technology Services MFP Technology Services offers information technology hardware solutions. The company specializes in Lenovo, Intel, and AMD based servers, from parts and options to high-end configured to order Servers, Blades, Flex, Tape and Storage. MFP commercializes high quality products including closed box, open box, refurbished and fully reconditioned systems, on a global basis. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut.

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Adeo Modernizes its Data Infrastructure with Datometry on Google BigQuery

Datometry | October 12, 2022

Datometry, the database virtualization company, announced today that leading French home goods retailer Adeo has completed a key milestone of the modernization of its data infrastructure by migrating from their legacy data warehouse, Teradata, to Google Cloud's BigQuery. The largest DIY retailer in Europe and third largest in the world, has 150,000 employees and 1,000 retail shops in 20 countries that meet a range of home goods needs, including renovations, DIY, and décor. The company needed to move from its highly entrenched data system to BigQuery, wanting to do so without disrupting business users worldwide. Using the Datometry Hyper-Q virtualization platform - the industry's first to make existing applications seamlessly interoperable with cloud databases - Adeo was able to deliver on a multi-project architecture leveraging BigQuery that serves users in multiple geographies simultaneously. In a joint effort between Datometry, Google Cloud, Adeo, and Adeo's service partners Sopra Steria and CGI, Adeo redesigned and implemented its ETL. Then, Datometry generated the mapping of over 200,000 database objects from Teradata to BigQuery, fully automatically. That set the stage for Adeo to virtualize the entire reporting and consumption layer using Datometry Hyper-Q. This approach made for a completely seamless transition so that Adeo's business users around the world would not even know that their core data platform has been replaced with BigQuery. "Adeo, a global leader in its industry, was acutely aware that a conventional database migration would come with significant disruptions to its business," said Mike Waas, CEO, Datometry. "Therefore, together with Google Cloud, we delivered on a vision that empowered Adeo to adopt BigQuery as their new data warehouse platform faster than with any other methodology—and, notably, without disrupting the business." Datometry Hyper-Q uniquely addressed Adeo's business objectives, enabling the company to transfer its existing applications natively to BigQuery without costly rewrites of SQL code, at a fraction of the time and risk associated with typical database migrations. Had Adeo chosen to rewrite and redesign their reporting layer instead of virtualizing it, Adeo would have faced additional expenses of millions of dollars over the course of several years, with no guarantee of success. "When Google Cloud first introduced us to Datometry we were thrilled. "Datometry enabled us to migrate at a highly accelerated pace and quickly unlock the benefits of Google Cloud. With Datometry Hyper-Q, we were able to implement a multi-project architecture that would have been close to impossible to build otherwise." Eric Foratier, Digital Domain Leader, Adeo "We're proud to partner with Datometry and help Adeo along its digital transformation journey," said Sudhir Hasbe, Sr. Director of Data Analytics, Google Cloud. "By migrating its data warehouse with Datometry to BigQuery, Adeo teams can access and leverage data insights at global scale, enabling elevated customer experiences for its end customers." Datometry Hyper-Q is used by leading Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises to accelerate cloud modernization and move workloads between data warehouses. The Datometry Hyper-Q virtualization platform eliminates risk-laden, expensive, and time-consuming application rewrites. For more information, visit www.datometry.com. About Datometry Datometry is the global leader in database system virtualization. Datometry empowers enterprises to run their existing applications directly on the cloud database of their choice without the business disruption of costly and risk-laden database migrations and application rewrites. Leading Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide realize significant cost savings and consistently outpace their competition by using Datometry during this critical period of transformation to cloud-native data management.

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