IT deals: AWS, Infor, Google, BAE Systems

AWS, Infor, Google, BAE Systems, Hotel Effectiveness, Perspecta, Oracle, SAIC, Skywire Networks, among others, announced their latest IT deals or technology deployments for their business clients.
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AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that The Globe and Mail has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and as its standard for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads.

Infor

Infor, a provider of cloud applications, announced HR Group has implemented the Infor EzRMS revenue management software in order to ensure effective analyses and future forecasts to increase its revenue.

Hotel Effectiveness

Hotel Effectiveness, a provider of labor management software for the hotel industry, has inked its tech deal with Interstate Hotels & Resorts to deliver labor optimization solutions to its nearly 400 hotels in the United States.

Perspecta

Perspecta has won a $162 million contract from the US Air Force Enterprise Information Technology and Cyber Infrastructure Division of the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Program Executive Office (PEO) for the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) Enterprise Modernization program.

CosBall, a cosmetic supplier, will be utilizing blockchain technology for providing customized product, at a reasonable price.

ECI

ECI, a provider of network solutions, is working with channel partner KGPCo to upgrade the network infrastructure of Iowa-based CL Tel to improve telecommunications and broadband service to local Clear Lake, Ventura and Mason City communities.

Oracle

Za Pizza Bistro is using Oracle MICROS Simphony Point of Sale to deliver speedy service and seamless ordering and payments for guests.

Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand, a cloud-based learning, talent management and talent experience software, announced that the University of North Carolina (UNC) System has selected Cornerstone to assist its 47,000 employees to develop new skills, become more engaged at work and recruit employees.

SAIC

Science Applications International (SAIC) won a $14 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command to provide cyberspace support.

Skywire Networks

Skywire Networks has won a technology contract from Success Academy Charter Schools to provide internet services in 46 schools.

Google

Google announced technology deal with India’s Prasar Bharati to air live national events such as the Independence Day and Republic Day telecast on YouTube and Google Search. Google India will be digitising content of All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan on Google Arts & Culture, and host Prasar Bharti’s digital archives in over 12 Indian languages on YouTube.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has won a Phase 2 contract to develop machine learning capabilities aimed to help the military gain better awareness of space scenarios for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).