November 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Climb With Push From Cubic

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The GovCon Index continued its week of gains into a third straight day as it closed at 70.507 — a 0.35 percent increase from Tuesday. Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) was the largest gainer for the Index as the company said in its earnings release it set a new quarterly revenue record. Reuters cited technology stocks as drivers of increases across the stock market and energy shares as a pressure on...

CACI Lands $182M NAVSEA Procurement, Logistics Support Contract; Ken Asbury Comments

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Ken Asbury CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide acquisition and logistics support services to the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Sea Systems Command under a potential five-year, $182 million contract. The contract contains one base year, two option years and two award term years and was awarded through the SeaPort Enhanced vehicle, CACI said Thursday. Ken Asbury, CACI president and CEO, said the company...

November 11 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Stays Level With Monday’s Close

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The GovCon Index closed Tuesday at 68.348 — a tiny increase of 0.154 percent, or 0.105 points. Bloomberg said in its market summary that Tuesday’s trading day saw the three major stock indices record a fifth consecutive day of gains on the back of increases by homebuilder shares. The S&P 500 composite index ended Tuesday’s trading day with a 0.1-percent increase to 2,039.75...

CACI Lands $212M DHS Desktop Services BPA; Ken Asbury Comments

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Ken Asbury CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has been awarded a five-year, $212 million blanket purchasing agreement to provide desktop support services to the Department of Homeland Security. The company will deliver end user support, engineering, field support and call center services to DHS headquarters and components such as the National Protection and Programs Directorate and the Science and...

David Wennergren to Join Professional Services Council as Tech Policy SVP

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David Wennergren David Wennergren, a nearly three-decade government veteran and a current vice president at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), will join the trade group Professional Services Council as SVP of technology policy. He will start in the role on June 9 and lead the organization’s primary vehicle for addressing technology-related business issues, the PSC said Tuesday. Wennergren joined...

Keith Salzman Joins IBM’s Federal Arm as Chief Medical Information Officer

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Keith Salzman Keith Salzman, formerly chief medical information officer at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has joined IBM (NYSE: IBM) in the same role for the company’s U.S. federal business unit. Salzman heads to IBM as the company kicks off a series of investments in its U.S. federal healthcare practice to further development in big data and cognitive computing technologies, IBM said Thursday. (Click...

Navy Taps CACI, Honeywell, Serco for Electronic Surveillance Systems Support

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CACI International (NYSE: CACI), Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Serco Inc. will compete for task orders to perform technical support and related services for U.S. Navy electronic surveillance systems under a set of potential five-year contracts. The Navy will also award work for lifecycle sustainment, integration and acquisition support services for defense and other government entities, the Defense Department...

Stu Fleagle: Carpathia Forms Federal Advisory Team of Former Gov’t Leaders

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Stu Fleagle Carpathia Hosting has formed a federal advisory group comprising of former government leaders and company executives who will work to help the company address cloud computing security and compliance requirements. The Federal Advisory Council will hold regular meetings to discuss federal trends and develop strategies on how to customize Carpathia’s cloud platform based on the demands...

POC Summit Continues Critical Dialogue Between the Intelligence Community and Industry

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The Potomac Officers Club held its Federal Intel Summit on Thursday at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner. The latest event in POC’s “Distiguished Speaker Series” was attended by more than 250 industry and government executives and featured eight speakers with intimate knowledge of the intelligence community. Juan Zarate, senior adviser for the Center for Strategic and International...

Gil Guarino Joins Tech Services Contractor Intuitive.IT as CEO

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Gil Guarino Gil Guarino, an executive vice president at CACI International (NYSE: CACI) for nine years until his retirement from the company in late 2012, has confirmed to GovCon Wire his appointment as CEO at Northern Virginia-based Intuitive.IT. Guarino told GovCon Wire he decided to return to the GovCon sector because he still had professional passion and energy and “enjoyed the professional...