October 6 Midday: GovConIndex Shows Slight Drop in Late AM

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The GovConIndex at midday on Monday is down 0.040 — or 0.062 percent — to 64.045330 after showing a positive direction all morning. Gainers lead laggers 16 to 14, respectively. Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) jumped 4.36 percent after the computer technology and services firm said it plans to split into two independent companies. Boeing‘s (NYSE:BA) shares are up 0.29 percent on...

CMS Extends Terremark ID Mgmt Hosting Services on HealthCare.gov for $15M

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Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) Terremark subsidiary has received a $15 million contract extension from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide cloud-based identity management services for the HealthCare.gov website, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that this modification extends the company’s work on managing user access to HealthCare.gov and expands a previous $31...

Navy Plans Further Network Improvements After NGEN Transition

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Officials in charge of the U.S. Navy‘s migration from the Navy Marine Corps Intranet to the Next Generation Enterprise Network expect the project to be finished by Sept. 30, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu reports that once the estimated 300,000 users have moved to the government-owned, contractor-operated NGEN vehicle, the Navy will work with HP (NYSE: HPQ) to perform...

HP Awarded Air Force Computer, Workstation Supply Deal; John Solomon Comments

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has been selected to supply desktop computers and workstations to the U.S. Air Force under a Quantum Enterprise Buy procurement agreement. The Air Force will distribute the HP business desktop, notebook PCs and the ZBook mobile workstations to the branch’s bases and facilities worldwide, HP said Wednesday. John Solomon, senior vice president of printing and personal...

Dr. Robert Wah: CSC, HP, Allscripts Team to Pursue Military Health IT Contract

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Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) have partnered to compete for the Defense Department‘s multi-billion dollar Healthcare Management System Modernization contract. The companies aim to provide an enterprise platform that will work to integrate DoD’s disparate military e-health records systems and to help connect service members...

Navy Grants HP $138M Continuance for NMCI to NGEN Transition

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The Navy has granted Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services a continuance of $138 million for a continuum of their services contracts issued to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) providing an additional quarter-year of IT service. Sean Stackley, Assistant secretary of US Navy Research Development and Acquisition The 2010 contract, an award of $5.6 billion with an expiration date originally set for...

Ganesh Murthy Joins Dell Services as VP, CFO; Suresh Vaswani Comments

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Ganesh Murthy, formerly executive vice president and chief financial officer of Hewlett-Packard’s (NYSE: HPQ) Mphasis Ltd. subsidiary, has joined Dell Services as VP and CFO, CIOL reported Monday. Murthy will report directly to Dell SVP and CFO Thomas Sweet and Dell Services President Suresh Vaswani in Bangalore, according to the report. “Ganesh will help us execute our long-term strategy...

Bill Toti: Navy, HP Target December Finish for NGEN Transition

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The U.S. Navy and a Hewlett-Packard-led (NYSE: HPQ) contractor team have set a new timeline to transition from the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet to the Next Generation Enterprise Network, FCW reported Friday. Mark Rockwell writes that NGEN will work under a government-owned, contractor operated model Bill Toti, vice president of HP’s Navy and Marine Corps accounts and Capt. Michael Abreu, the...

Jim Anderson Named BAE Applied Intell Division Americas Region President; Martin Sutherland Comments

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Jim Anderson Jim Anderson, formerly director of unified computing global sales at Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), has joined BAE Systems’ applied intelligence division as president for the Americas region. Anderson will lead the division’s sales, services and operations in the U.S. as BAE intends to better help customers address financial crime and cyberattacks, the company said Wednesday. Martin Sutherland,...

John Solomon: Navy Picks HP Computers for Global Info Grid Access

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will supply up to $40 million in computers to the U.S. Navy for the branch’s overseas enterprise network. The Navy intends for the HP EliteBook notebook, Elite tablet and Compaq Elite desktop products to help refresh the branch’s OCONUS enterprise network located in domestic and international bases, HP said Thursday. “This agreement allows Navy personnel...