Executive Move – SAIC Appoints Rex Ballard General Manager

SAIC announced Thursday that Rex Ballard has been appointed the general manager of the Commercial Business Services Business Unit. Ballard has served as the acting director of the unit since July 2009. Ballard has served at SAIC for over 20 years in a variety of areas. Prior to serving at SAIC, Ballard held other high level positions in the private sector and brings a wealth of experience to the position....

Contract Award – ManTech – $76 Million – DIA

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded a $76 million contract to ManTech International. The one year contract with four possible extensions will provide the National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC) with IT support. NMEC’s mission is to exploit captured media to understand US adversaries. ManTech will cover day-to-day operations and maintenance for the IT systems at NMEC. Specifically, ManTech...

Contract Award- Stanley Inc. – $118.7 million – US Army

The US Army has awarded Stanley Inc. a contract to assist the Material Command of the Army. The award, worth $118.7 million, is to last five years with exercise of options. The contract requires Stanley Inc. to provide maintenance for and help sustain the Integrated Material Management Operations System. The contract will help support the Army’s Regeneration program. It will allow them to track...

Contract Award – Raytheon – $81.1 Million – Navy

The US Navy has awarded Raytheon a contract to provide a low-frequency sonar for Navy helicopters. The contract, worth $81.1 million, requires Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems division to produce and deliver 23 sonar systems. Raytheon has already provided 26 of the sonar systems and is under contract for an additional 80. The sonar, known as Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS), “advances...

News- Juniper Networks Partners IBM

Juniper Networks announced Thursday that they have reached a new agreement with IBM. IBM now provides Juniper Networks’ Ethernet networking products to its customers. The agreement also extends the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEMOriginal Equipment Manufacturer) agreement that IBM will include SRX Series Service Gateways manufactured by Juniper. Juniper Executive VP and general manager, Mark...

News- Paisley Index Highlights Qwest

Qwest has been chosen by the Paisley National Directory Assistance Performance Index for leading the industry in directory assistance calls. This is the 11th consecutive time that Qwest has been chosen for the honor. The Paisley Index comes from customer satisfaction surveys for directory assistance. Qwest ranked number 1 in all three categories. The categories include: long distance, local telecom...

Contract Award – SAIC – $106 million – Federal Aviation Administration

Today, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced that it has been awarded a prime contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAAFederal Aviation Administratioin) to provide program management and technical services in support of the agency’s NextGen transformation program efforts. The indefinite-delivery/requirements contract has a total value of more than $106 million. NextGen...

Contract Award – WidePoint Corporation – $24.4 million – Department of Homeland Security

Yesterday, WidePoint Corporation, a leading provider of advanced information technology, identity assurance and protection and mobile telecom expense management (TEM) solutions, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary iSYS has been awarded a follow-on contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for TEMs services. The contract ceiling is approximately $24.4 million over two years. “I...

Contract Award – Verizon – $5 million – NATO

According to UPI.com, last week, Verizon announced that it has been awarded a contract to support NATO with networking and security services at approximately 30 locations on the agency’s network. The contract is worth $5 million, and calls for Verizon to integrate secure gateways for the Internet and gateways for the Public Key Infrastructure encryption at the 30 locations. “Because of...

News – led by honorary chair Kay Kapoor, Women’s Center celebrates 35th anniversary with federal IT big shots

Led by Honorary Chair Kay Kapoor, the Women’s Center will celebrate its 35th anniversary with many of the federal IT community’s most powerful members on Nov. 6. The anniversary celebration will take place at the Gannett Corporate Headquarters in McLean, Va. Since its inception, the Women’s Center has paved the way for women, children and their families on their journey to insight,...

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