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Survey: Fed IT Decision-Makers Cite Cyber, Cost Concerns With Legacy IT; Dell’s Steve Harris Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 19, 2016 — A Dell-sponsored study by PSB has found that 70 percent of federal information technology decision-makers revealed their agencies still rely on legacy computer systems while more than 50 percent still use obsolete operating systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Dell said Tuesday the State of IT Trends 2016 study surveyed …

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Phacil in CRN’s 2016 Fast Growth 150 for 4th Year; Mehdi Cherqaoui Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2016 — Phacil has received recognition from CRN as one of the 2016 Fast Growth 150 companies for its revenue growth from 2013 to 2015, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Aug. 8 this is the fourth year that it has been included in the list by …

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CSRA, Docker Partner to Provide Cloud Migration, IT Mgmt Services to Federal Gov’t

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2016 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has entered into a partnership with open container platform provider Docker to support cloud migration and information technology application management across multiple environments for CSRA’s federal government clients, ExecutiveBiz said Monday. CSRA said Monday the collaboration works to provide legacy application updates and …

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Microsoft’s Susie Adams: Feds Should Focus on Device Security as IoT, Mobility Grow

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Federal CTO Susie Adams has said federal agencies should consider Internet of Things technology in efforts to secure devices within their networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. She told MeriTalk in an interview published June 13 that such an approach to cybersecurity focuses on …

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Dell’s Steve Harris: IT Modernization Revolving Fund to Drive FITARA Implementation Scores

Steve Harris

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2016 — Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell‘s federal systems business, believes a proposed $3.1 billion revolving fund for information technology modernization would complement the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, Executive Gov reported Thursday. Harris told FierceGovernmentIT in an interview …

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AT Kearney Execs Call for Visibility Into IT to Support Gov’t IT Spending

Jeff Sorenson

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2016 — Jeff Sorenson, a partner at A.T. Kearney, has joined two other company executives to urge government agencies to adopt an information technology business model that provides visibility into IT operations, Executive Gov reported Monday. “Strong IT leaders need to coordinate visibility into data-driven optimization opportunities …

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Booz Allen’s Susan Lawrence: Gov’t Should Look to Industry for Acquisition Lessons

Susan Lawrence

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2016 — Susan Lawrence, senior vice president for defense at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has said that acquisition lessons learned from her current job in industry can be applied to her previous work with the military, Executive Gov reported Friday. Signal Magazine reported Thursday that Lawrence, a …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman: New Approaches to People, Process, Tech to Drive Federal IT Security

Casey Coleman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2016 — Casey Coleman, vice president for federal civilian agencies at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), believes new approaches such as Federal CIO Tony Scott’s “secure by design” concept for technology development work to ensure the security of federal networks, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Coleman wrote in a guest …

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Federal IT Vet Gene Zapfel Joins Koniag Services as President

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Gene Zapfel has joined the Koniag Government Services group of companies as president of Koniag Services Inc., where he will head KSI’s information technology services operations and objectives. Zapfel will bring to KSI 25 years of executive leadership experience in federal IT and management and consulting services from both small …

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George Newstrom Makes 2016 Wash100 List for Gov’t IT Collaboration Leadership

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA April 13, 2016 — George Newstrom, Dell president for the federal government services business, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his vision in public-private information technology partnership. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders …

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