Stu Fleagle: Carpathia Forms Federal Advisory Team of Former Gov’t Leaders

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Stu Fleagle Carpathia Hosting has formed a federal advisory group comprising of former government leaders and company executives who will work to help the company address cloud computing security and compliance requirements. The Federal Advisory Council will hold regular meetings to discuss federal trends and develop strategies on how to customize Carpathia’s cloud platform based on the demands...

Unisys to Move Interior Dept’s Financial, Business Mgmt System Into Cloud

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Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential $44 million contract to move the Interior Department’s financial and business management system into a cloud computing environment. DOI’s FBMS is based on SAP’s enterprise resource planning software, which the department uses to account for its revenue and expenditures, Unisys said Tuesday. The eight-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task order...

Interior Dept Picks 10 for $10B Cloud IDIQ

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Ten companies have won positions on a potential 10-year $10 billion cloud computing services contract with the Interior Department, Federal Times reported Thursday. Nicole Johnson writes the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity includes three base years and seven option years through 2023. Contractors will compete to provide cloud storage, file transfer, database and Web hosting, development and...

ICF Wins Interior Agency Human Capital Support BPA; Jeffrey Neal Comments

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Jeffrey Neal ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential $50 million blanket purchase agreement to help a Interior Department agency develop strategies and policies for human capital and other areas. The multiple award BPA from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement is for up to five years, ICF said Wednesday. Among other functions, the BSEE is responsible for overseeing and enforcing...

Interior Accepting Bids To Host Cloud Storage

The U.S. Interior Department has issued a request for proposals for hosting services based in cloud computing, the department’s acquisition directorate announced in a July 19 FedBizOpps notice. DOI issued a similar RFPRequest For Proposal -A document outlining a government agency's requirements and the criteria for the evaluation of offers. in February, seeking a contractor to merge seven email...

Northrop Wins $103M Natl. Guard Training Support Contract

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential $103 million contract from the U.S. Interior Department to support Army National Guard training programs. Northrop said the contract has one base year and two one-year options. Northrop will provide mission command systems training and mission rehearsal at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., CampContract Administrative Management Plan Dodge, Iowa, and Fort...

CSC Promotes Bill Szymanski to VP in Public Sector Civil Group; Mike Gaffney Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has promoted Bill Szymanski to vice president of capture for its North American public sector civil group. Szymanski will report to group president Mike Gaffney and lead the group’s civil capture organization, which focuses on sustaining high new business and recompete win rates. Mike Gaffney, CSC Szymanski has served CSC for more than 24 years in various...

CIBER to Provide Financial and IT Services to National Park Services

The National Park Service has awarded CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR) and its partner, Delta Solutions and Technologies, Inc., a competitive indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $12 million for financial and business solutions, project management and IT-related services. The contract has one base year and four option years. CIBER had an engagement with NPS between March 2009 and May...

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