John Hassoun: Vistronix Buys ACG, Objective Solutions, ExaTech to Expand IC Tech Portfolio

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John Hassoun Vistronix has acquired information technology firms Agency Consulting Group, Objective Solutions Inc. and ExaTech Solutions in a push to grow Vistronix’s IT product and service offerings for the intelligence sector. Maryland-based ACG develops enterprise systems in the cloud computing, analytics, infrastructure development and special mission areas, Vistronix said Thursday. The...

Hilton Romanski: Cisco to Buy Neohapsis in IT Security Market Push

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Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has agreed to purchase Neohapsis in a bid to help organizations manage data security risks and meet information technology compliance goals. Cisco expects to close the transaction in the second quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year, Hilton Romanski, head of business development at Cisco, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday. Neophasis will operate under Cisco’s...

John Wilson Named VP of MITRE’s Nat’l Security Engineering Center; Alfred Grasso Comments

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John Wilson John Wilson, formerly technical director of MITRE‘s information technology technical center, has been named vice president of programs and technology of the nonprofit company’s national security engineering center. He most recently led MITRE’s effort to apply information technology across national security and civilian customer programs, MITRE said Monday. “We...

Engility Awarded 3-Year VA IT Services Contract; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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Tony Smeraglinolo The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) a potential three-year, $31 million contract to deliver a range of information technology services across the agency. Engility will support almost 100 IT systems that are designed to manage VA health, benefits and enterprise data, the company said Friday. Tony Smeraglinolo, president and CEO of Engility,...

NCI Receives $11M Engineering, Info Systems Task Orders from US Army; Brian Clark Comments

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NCI Inc. has received task orders totaling $10.9 million to review the design of U.S. Army facilities and support the service’s information assurance certification and accreditation process. The company will also work to align information technology components of the Army’s construction, sustainment restoration and modernization programs with Defense Department and other federal standards, NCI...

US Army Seeks Proposals for Information Services Procurement

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U.S. Army photo The U.S. Army is seeking a systems integrator to purchase various information technology services for Army and Defense Department customers. The Army Contracting Command issued a document Wednesday seeking proposals for the procurement of portal, email, instant messaging, directory, discovery, business process management and single sign-on services. According to the RFP, the Army...

Jan Marshall to Serve as Cubic VP, CIO; Bradley Feldmann Comments

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Jan Marshall, founder of the jlm Coaching and Consulting group, has joined Cubic (NASDAQ: CUB) as vice president and chief information officer. In her new role, Marshall will take charge of the team handling information technology solutions delivery, infrastructure, applications and processes, Cubic said Tuesday. “Her passion for transforming IT within a company to impact the business will...

Kelly Clark Joins MAXIMUS as CIO; Bruce Caswell Comments

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Kelly Clark, formerly senior vice president of data operations at Optum, has joined MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS) as chief information officer. Clark will be responsible for MAXIMUS’ global technology strategy and work to technology efforts with the objectives of the firm’s business units worldwide, MAXIMUS said Thursday. “He will play an important role in leveraging core technologies and...

General Dynamics to Maintain African News Websites

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General Dynamics‘ information technology business unit has won a $6.9 million bridge contract with the U.S. Army‘s Africa Command to maintain two African news websites, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes General Dynamics IT will continue its work on translation, posting of comments, survey writing, Google Adwords maintenance and page modifications for Magharebia.com and Sabahionline.com. The U.S....

Unisys to Consolidate U.S. Army’s Service Desk Operations; Gene Zapfel Comments

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Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a five-year, nearly $93 million contract to consolidate the the U.S. Army‘s enterprise service desk for personnel. Through the integrated point of contact, the Army’s personnel will be able to obtain information technology services for its LandWarNet operation under the Defense Department‘s global networking program, Unisys said Friday. “This...