Booz Allen to Build GSA Open Source Cloud Tool for Contract Mgmt

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE :BAH) has been awarded a five-year, $64.5 million contract to build an open source cloud computing platform platform for the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service to manage acquisitions for agencies and contractors. The FAS’ office of integrated award environment sought a single, common services platform based in the cloud and with open...

October 31 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Thursday’s Close

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The GovCon Index closed Thursday at 67.703, up 0.726 or 1.061 percent. Wall Street saw gains over news of a positive economic outlook, USA Today reported, with the Dow Jones adding 221.11 points to 17,195.42 (1.3%), the Standard & Poor’s 500 rising 12.35 points to 1,994.65 (0.6%) and Nasdaq rounding up 16.91 points for a 4,566.14 close (0.4%).   Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock...

October 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes on Monthly High

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The GovCon Index closed Friday reaching a monthly high at 65.994, up 0.260 or 0.393 percent after a week of strong third quarter corporate earnings.   Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price % Change AECOM Technology 32.60 1.97% General Dynamics 132.50 1.66% Maximus 43.54 1.61% Textron 38.76 1.57% Booz Allen Hamilton 25.72 1.54% Market Summary Advancing Issues 25 (83.33%) Declining...

Marine Corps Selects 6 Firms for Tactical Research Support IDIQ

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Six companies have been selected to compete on a potential $70 million contract for combat research, analysis and operations support services to the U.S. Marine Corps. The base period is slated to run through Oct. 21, 2015 and work could extend for two additional years if options are exercised, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Contractors will deliver the professional services to USMC Combat and...

Mike Denning Joins Verizon’s Enterprise Arm as Global Security VP

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Mike Denning Mike Denning, formerly senior vice president and general manager of CA Technologies’ (NASDAQ: CA) security business unit, has joined Verizon Enterprise (NYSE: VZ) as vice president of global security. He will be responsible for the company’s global security operations centers, cyber intelligence center, product management and development organization and security sales operations, Verizon...

Booz Allen Buys Genova Technologies’ Health IT Portfolio; Kristine Martin Anderson Comments

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Booz Allen Hamilton has moved to expand its federal health information technology business by acquiring Genova Technologies‘ healthcare assets for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is intended to supplement Booz Allen’s work to deliver technical and engineering health IT services to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other federal customers, Booz Allen said Monday. “We’re...

October 6 Morning: Friday Surge in GovConIndex

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The GovConIndex rose 0.797, or 1.23 percent, to 64.085 by riding on an increase in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Friday’s rise came after four consecutive days of declines and new figures that show an increase in hiring by U.S. employers.       Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price Change %Change Healthnet 46.47 1.70 3.80% Engilty Holding Inc. 32.77 1.00 3.15% Exelis...

Jeff Ondris Named Constellation West Federal Civilian Affairs VP; Lisa Wolford Comments

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Jeff Ondris, formerly eastern region director at Constellation West, has been named vice president of the company’s federal civilian affairs work. He will be responsible for Constellation West’s business and pipeline development, strategic planning and account management functions, the company said Tuesday. “Since joining Constellation West over a year ago, Jeff has been instrumental...

Logical-R JV, Booz Allen Land Ames Research Center Financial Support IDIQ

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Logical-R Joint Venture and Booz Allen Hamilton will collaborate to provide financial support services for the Ames Research Center under a $61.2 million contract with NASA. The contract contains a two-year base period, a 45-day phase-in period and three one-year options and Logical-R will commence work on Oct. 14, NASA said Wednesday. Both companies will perform financial management, program...

Booz Allen Wins Potential $100M WMD Intell Support IDIQ

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been awarded a potential $95.5 million contract to help the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency track weapons of mass destruction globally. DTRA is obligating $1,690,000 at the time of award from fiscal 2013 research and development funding sources, the Defense Department said Monday. The company will support WMD countermeasure operations, intelligence and data...