Federal 100: Michael J. Anastasio Jr.

Michael J. Anastasio Jr.
Director, Strategic Solutions Contracts Division
General Services Administration

Michael Anastasio has been a key player in the effort to demystify cloud computing and make the necessary tools readily available to agency leaders.

He led the effort to create the Infrastructure as a Service contract, a multiple-award blanket purchase agreement that offers Web hosting services and storage as commodities. It also saves agencies the time and expense of conducting their own authorization and accreditation of vendors. But the unusual approach meant that participants on both sides had many questions. Anastasio handled the award process adroitly and continues to manage the contract with the same skill and efficiency.

He is making sure GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service stays true to its mission of providing the highest quality and best value to agency customers while keeping up with technological advances.

Read more about the 2011 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

Matthew Weigelt is a freelance journalist who writes about acquisition and procurement.

Featured

  • IT Modernization
    Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

    OMB's user guide to the MGT Act

    The Office of Management and Budget is working on a rules-of-the-road document to cover how agencies can seek and use funds under the MGT Act.

  • global network (Pushish Images/Shutterstock.com)

    As others see us -- a few surprises

    A recent dinner with civil servants from Asia delivered some interesting insights, Steve Kelman writes.

  • FCW Perspectives
    cloud (Singkham/Shutterstock.com)

    A smarter approach to cloud

    Advances in cloud technology are shifting the focus toward choosing the right tool for the job and crafting solutions that truly modernize systems.

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.