HP Vet Andy McCann Joins Dell Federal Arm as Sales, Marketing Executive Director

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Andy McCann Andy McCann, formerly a vice president for HP Enterprise Services‘ (NYSE: HPQ) U.S. public sector business, has joined the executive team at Dell‘s federal division as executive director of sales and marketing, GovCon Wire has learned. In his most recent role at HP, McCann led a team of more than 300 professionals that delivered systems integration services, applications...

LCG Adopts Single Brand in Reorg; Raymond Tye Appointed COO

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Raymond Tye Rockville, Maryland-based contractor LCG has combined the operations of its grants management and technology services divisions into a single organization that will operate under the name LCG. The company has also appointed 25-year business development veteran Raymond Tye as chief operating officer, LCG said Monday. He will work to align and oversee joint operations and business development...

DLA Issues 5-Month, $58M Maintenance IDIQ to SAIC

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The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded a five-month, $58 million contract to Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) for continued maintenance, repair and operations services. SAIC will perform work in New Jersey through March 2015 under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, prime vendor contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Federal civilian agencies,...

IBM to Shed Semiconductor Business in $1B Deal With Globalfoundries

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to sell its global commercial semiconductor technology business to Santa Clara, California-based computer chip manufacturer Globalfoundries for $1.5 billion, which would be paid to IBM over the next three years. The companies said Monday that the deal also includes an agreement for Globalfoundries to serve as IBM’s exclusive server processor semiconductor technology...

AECOM Closes $4B Buy of URS Corp. in Energy, Gov’t Services Market Push

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AECOM Technology Corp. (NYSE: ACM) has closed its estimated $4 billion purchase of San Francisco-based engineering and construction services firm URS Corp. after shareholders at URS approved the transaction Thursday. Los Angeles-based AECOM announced the completion of the deal Friday and said it planned to pursue growth in the oil and gas, power and government services markets through the acquisition...

October 16 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Holds Level With Market

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The GovCon Index entered the final hour of Wednesday trading at 62.696 — a nominal increase of 0.44 percent, or 0.28 points from Tuesday’s figures. Gainers led laggers 18-to-12 and Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) recorded the largest increase at 6 percent after the company announced a 5-percent revenue jump for its third fiscal quarter. That percentage change was in line with those of...

David Thompson: Orbital-ATK Deal Could Close in January

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David Thompson The planned merger of Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) with ATK‘s (NYSE: ATK) aerospace and defense groups could close in January if the companies receive regulatory approvals for the deal during the December holiday season, Orbital CEO David Thompson said Thursday. Thompson also said that transition teams from both companies are “continuing to target the end of the calendar...

Three Wire Systems to Continue Air Force Data Hosting, Maintenance Program

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The Air Force has renewed a contract with Three Wire Systems for the company to continue maintenance and hosting work on a system the branch uses to store data on readiness services. Three Wire Systems said Wednesday that it will continue work to migrate the Air Force’s Family Integrated Results and Statistical Tracking system to an Xtendable V system from Xtendable IV and also be responsible...

October 16 Morning Report: GovCon Index Enters Day at Half-Percent Decline

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The GovConIndex will enter Thursday’s trading day at 62.418 points — down 0.367 points from Wednesday’s figures, or a decline of 0.592 percent. CNBC reports that more economic data will become public on Thursday, such as the weekly jobless claims numbers, industrial production figures, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve survey and the National Association of Home Builders’...

DoD Leaders Overview Military’s Innovation Push at Potomac Officers Club’s R&D Event

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U.S. technological superiority in the battlefield and the role of research and development work in that effort were the key points of focus Wednesday at the Potomac Officers Club‘s 2014 “DOD Research and Development” event in McLean, Virginia. An audience of leaders from the GovCon and government communities heard from four of the Defense Department‘s top officials that oversee...