Mac Curtis: The SI Org Eyes Adjacent Market Growth Through QinetiQ NA Services Group Buy

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MacMultiple Award Contract/ Multi Agency Contract. Curtis The SI Organization has moved to grow its footprint in fields such as cybersecurity and analytics by agreeing to purchase QinetiQ North America‘s services and solutions group. The SI expects to close the deal in the second quarter of calendar year 2014 after regulatory approvals have been completed, the company said Tuesday. Reuters reports the...

John Chen: BlackBerry Invests in Cloud Medical IT Firm NantHealth

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BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) has made an investment in NantHealth, a California-based startup that is developing cloud-based information technology for medical applications. The companies seek to develop integrated IT systems to help healthcare organizations comply with privacy rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, BlackBerry said Tuesday. “BlackBerry’s capabilities...

Dave Dacquino: SkyLink Aviation Adds 3 C-Suite Execs “Critical to Achieving SkyLink’s Full Global Reach”

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SkyLink Aviation recently made a number of additions to its executive ranks in a move to add industry, military and government experience to its C-Suite and senior leadership. Over a just more than one month period between mid-February and mid-March, CEO Dave Dacquino announced the company was adding a chief financial officer, chief operating officer and chief information officer to its leadership...

David Melcher: Exelis Services Spinoff ‘Vectrus’ to Offer Tech, Supply Chain Mgmt Services

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David Melcher Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has decided on a name for the future military and government services company that will spinoff from Exelis sometime during the summer of this year. Currently part of Exelis’ mission systems segment, Vectrus will have 7,000 employees in more than 100 locations across 18 countries and has operated in the services market for more than 50 years as part of Exelis...

Jose Ruiz, Raytheon Vet, Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as CIO

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Jose Ruiz Jr., formerly a vice president and chief information officer at Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (NYSE: RTN), has joined Aerojet Rocketdyne as VP and CIO for the GenCorp subsidiary. He previously was responsible for the Raytheon IIS business’ work to consolidate data centers and develop relationships with agencies in the intelligence and civilian sectors, Aerojet Rocketdyne announced...

Jody Tedesco, Andrew Gallegos Appointed to Leadership Roles at Chenega’s New IT Arm

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Chenega Corp., the Alaska native corporation that is the parent company of technology services contractor NJVC, has established a new business unit that will contain both NJVC and a newly-formed subsidiary pursuing a certification with the Small Business Administration. NJVC President Jody Tedesco has been appointed leader of the information technology services and solutions business unit and Andrew...

MDA Increases Northrop Missile Defense IT Services Contract by $750M

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Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) contract with the Missile Defense Agency to help run information technology and facilities for the U.S. ballistic missile defense system has received $750 million in additional funding. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification increases the contract’s total value from $2.5 billion to $3.25 billion. Work under the hybrid omnibus contract also...

Camber to Buy Avaya Government Solutions’ IT Consulting Arm; Pierre-Paul Allard, Walter Batson Comment

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Camber Corp. has moved to build up its lifecycle support services portfolio by agreeing to buy Avaya Government Solutions‘ information technology professional services consulting group for $100 million. The companies expect to close the deal within 90 days, pending regulatory approvals and other closing conditions, Avaya said Monday. Avaya will keep its portfolio of federal product sales and...

Sapient Buys Federal IT Services Provider OnPoint; Allan Herrick Comments

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Sapient (NASDAQ: SAPE) has acquired OnPoint Consulting for an undisclosed sum as part of Sapient’s efforts to bolster its presence in the public sector technology services market. Arlington, Va.-based OnPoint has a 150-employee workforce that helps federal agencies develop, protect and run information technology platforms, Sapient said. Sapient hopes to add cybersecurity, infrastructure, workforce...

Steve Cooper, FAA and DHS Vet, Joins DMI as Strategic Programs VP

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Steve Cooper Steve Cooper, who formerly held chief information officer roles at the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Homeland Security, has joined mobile and big data technology contractor Digital Management Inc. as vice president of strategic programs. The 30-year information technology veteran was the first chief information officer in DHS during his public sector career and led...

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