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IBM, UK Defense Ministry Develop Cyber Aptitude Test Service for Military

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the U.K.’s defense ministry have released the Defense Cyber Aptitude Test assessment service for the military at the IBM HR Summit 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Recruiter reported Thursday DCAT works to evaluate a service member’s latent ability to work in cyber-related fields in …

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DISA Awards $320M Contract to IBM for Commissary POS Hardware Replacement

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been awarded a potential 10-year, $319.6 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to update the current point-of-sale system at U.S. military commissaries worldwide. The company will support Commissary Advanced Resale Transaction System modernization efforts in all Defense Commissary Agency locations globally, the Defense Department said Friday. DoD noted the single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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Report Names 10 Key Companies in Growing UCaaS Market

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 17, 2016 — Research and Markets predicts that the unified communications-as-a-service market will post a compound annual growth rate of 11.2 percent through 2022 due to increased investments, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The market research firm said May 26 the rise of business process outsourcing in the banking, financial services, insurance and …

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CMS Picks 80 Companies for Potential $25B IT Services IDIQ

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded 80 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $25 billion contract vehicle the agency intends to use as its primary mechanism for acquisitions of information technology services via task orders. CMS released the list of awardees in a Wednesday FedBizOpps notice and said all operational divisions of its Cabinet parent Department …

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IBM Vet Jennifer Chronis Joins Amazon Web Services to Lead DoD Business

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Jennifer Chronis, a former vice president in IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal business and 15-year “Big Blue” veteran, has joined cloud computing services contractor Amazon Web Services as general manager for the Defense Department market, AWS has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Chronis will oversee accounts related to the four U.S. service branches and all DoD organizations …

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Former Dell Exec Mark Horan Joins Avalon Technologies as CEO; Brian Flynn Comments

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Mark Horan, formerly a vice president and general manager at Dell, has joined Avalon Technologies as CEO. Horan will work to help Avalon refine the company’s market strategies, expand its sales and technical teams and extend the business into the education, healthcare and commercial enterprise industries, Avalon said Tuesday. The 35-year …

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IBM, George Washington University Partner on Cyber & Homeland Security Task Forces

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2016 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Center for the Business of Government has partnered with George Washington University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security to set up four task forces that work to support relevant policy research and analysis efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. John Lainhart and Christopher …

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IBM’s Keith Salzman: US Should Focus Some Healthcare Funds to Social Services

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 27, 2016 — Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer for IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services, believes one-third of the U.S. government’s $3 trillion healthcare budget has been underutilized, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Salzman wrote in an IBM Center for the Business of Government blog entry posted …

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ForeScout Technologies Promotes Niels Jensen to SVP of US Public Sector

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Niels Jensen, a former regional vice president at information technology services company ForeScout Technologies, has been promoted to the newly-created position of senior vice president for the U.S. public sector. ForeScout said Friday it appointed Jensen as part of a strategy to expand its public sector business and he will lead initiatives …

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Weekly Roundup April 11 – April 15 2016: FTC, DOJ Speak on Defense Consolidation & more

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April 11 – April 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among companies in the government services sector over the last half-decade has inevitably led market observers to ponder the prospects of merger-and-acquisition deals between the largest GovCon platform and product …

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