Teri Takai: DoD Plans to Authorize 9 Cloud Providers

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The Pentagon aims to further expand commercial cloud availability throughout the military with a plan to certify nine companies to run the services for the military, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes Chief Information Officer Teri Takai told a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing last week that the move was part of the Defense Department’s “aggressive push” toward commercial cloud...

Keith Seaman Joins VMware as Public Sector Healthcare Tech Chief; Lynn Martin Comments

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Keith Seaman, former assistant deputy chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined VMware’s (NYSE: VMW) public sector team as chief technology executive for healthcare. The 28-year veteran will lead the company to promote the use of information technology programs in public health service delivery, VMware said Thursday. “We’re excited to welcome Keith to the...

Babs Doherty: Eagle Ray Picks Up Kore Federal in Move to Diversify Government Client Base

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Eagle Ray has acquired Kore Federal for an undisclosed amount as the enterprise consulting and information technology management firm looks to diversification as a way to expand its customer base and win larger contracts. The Chantilly-based company, which provides services to the Defense Department and intelligence agencies, plans to leverage Kore’s core technologies used in law enforcement, banks...

Tom Anderson Appointed STG COO

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Tom Anderson, most recently a group president at Wyle, has joined STG Inc. as chief operating officer. The three-decade federal information technology veteran will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations and driving new business, STG said Tuesday. He will also aim to pursue new opportunities with contract vehicles. Anderson started and led Wyle’s science, technology and engineering...

CRGT Buys Big Data, Analytics Provider Guident Technologies; Tom Ferrando Comments

Tom Ferrando CRGT Inc. has acquired data analytics and technology provider Guident Technologies with the intent to grow its portfolio of big data analytics and business intelligence offerings. CRGT, a Veritas Capital portfolio company, did not disclose terms of the deal in its announcement. Tom Ferrando, CRGT’s CEO and president, said the company is adding new customers such as the U.S. Transportation...

NJVC Names Northrop, Oracle Vet David Lavanty to Grow Federal IT Sales

NJVC has appointed David Lavanty as senior vice president for solution sales, where he will oversee growth and management of the company’s market share in federal and commercial segments. The company said Lavanty, a 28-year information technology veteran, brings experience from all levels of government and the financial services, higher education and healthcare sectors. His broad experience is...

Indus Names Esther Burgess GWAC, IDIQ Lead; Shiv Krishnan Comments

Esther Burgess Indus Corp. has appointed Esther Burgess as a vice president, where she will lead the company’s programs for government-wide acquisition and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts. The company said she will leverage the company’s positions on GWAC and IDIQ vehicles to help continue the company’s growth in the federal information technology market. Shiv Krishnan Chairman...