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Cameron Chehreh: Govt Legacy Software Structure Poses Biggest Challenge to IT Modernization Efforts

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell‘s federal business, has stated that the structure of legacy software for off-the-shelf government products poses the biggest challenge to the information technology modernization efforts of the government, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Chereh said that virtualization technology, software-defined networking, virtualized data …

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Mark Gray: ASRC Federal Buys Vistronix in Intell Community Market Push

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Beltsville, Maryland-based government contractor ASRC Federal has acquired Vistronix Intelligence & Technology Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a push to diversify the former’s portfolio of government services. Arctic Slope Regional Corp., ASRC Federal’s parent company, announced the acquisition Wednesday and said Vistronix will operate as an ASRC Federal subsidiary. “This acquisition …

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DLA Taps Agfa Healthcare for Potential $768M Medical Imaging Tech Contract

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Agfa Healthcare has won a potential 10-year, $768 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply digital imaging network-picture archive communication systems to the U.S. military. The Defense Department said Friday DLA Troop Support received seven offers for the procurement effort and will fund the contract with the agency’s fiscal year 2016 through fiscal 2026 …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Govt CIOs Should Implement ‘Analytics-Driven Approach’ to Cyber Threats

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Kevin Davis, vice president of public sector at Splunk, has said government chief information officers and security officials should adopt an “analytics-driven approach” toward cybersecurity in order to facilitate real-time intelligence collection and gain more insight into their agencies’ networks. Davis wrote that implementing an analytics-driven method would require government CIOs …

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HPE to Buy Silicon Graphics International for $275M in Big Data Analytics, HPC Market Push

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has agreed to purchase Milpitas, California-based high-performance computing platforms provider Silicon Graphics International (Nasdaq: SGI) for approximately $275 million cash in a push to expand its footprint in the HPC and big data analytics markets. SGI said Thursday the price of the transaction is $7.75 …

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CyrusOne to Establish New Hyperscale Data Center in Sterling, Virginia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) plans to redevelop its newly acquired 129,064-square-foot shell building in Sterling, Virginia into a data center to  support enterprise clients’ large-scale information technology deployments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The facility will be equipped with high bandwidth and high-availability circuits for connectivity as well as metro and long-haul networks, …

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Belcan Targets IT Security Market With Intercom Consulting & Federal Systems Buy

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Belcan, a portfolio company of private investment firm AE Industrial Partners, has purchased Intercom Consulting & Federal Systems for an undisclosed sum in a push to help address customer demand for information technology security platforms and services. Belcan CEO Lance Kwasniewski said in a statement released Wednesday the purchase aims to help expand Belcan’s efforts to …

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Dynamis Buys DGI’s Emergency & Security Mgmt Solutions Unit for IT Market Push

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Dynamis has purchased Defense Group Inc.’s Emergency & Security Management Solutions subsidiary for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand the delivery of technology platforms to federal government and industry clients both in the U.S. and overseas. The deal also includes the acquisition of the COBRA security and emergency …

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Air Force Awards 4 Spots on $90M Design, Construction Support IDIQ

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Four companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $90 million contract to provide performance-based design and construction support services to the U.S. Air Force. Gideon Contracting, SP-JV, Weldin Construction and Pro-Mark Services will compete to perform the services at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska through July 21, 2021, the …

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Technica to Support Air Force IT Operations Under $224M NETCENTS-2 Task Order

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Technica Corp. has won a potential five-year, $224.4 million task order to provide information technology services to the U.S. Air Force under the service branch’s Network-Centric Solutions-2 contract vehicle. The order has a one-year base period that will run through July 31, 2017, and covers IT support for the Air Force National Capital Region, the Defense …

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