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Weekly Roundup July 18 – July 22 2016: 2Q Earnings Season to Hit High Gear & more

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July 18 – July 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    As is the custom of recent times, Lockheed Martin started a new earnings season for GovCon companies Tuesday with a boost to its full-year guidance and second quarter financial …

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CGI Offers ‘Records Management as a Service’ Platform for Gov’t Agencies

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2016 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) has launched a records management tool for government agencies to support their efforts to comply with the White House’s directive on electronic records management modernization, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the Records Management as a Service offering combines capabilities from Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure Government …

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Weekly Roundup July 5 – July 8 2016: Lockheed’s Hand in NASA’s Jupiter Journey & more

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July 5 – July 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   Americans everywhere celebrated the country’s 240th birthday Monday and those interested in the U.S. space program had another reason to cheer as NASA’s Juno vehicle arrived inside Jupiter’s orbit as …

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INSA Adds Northrop’s Michael King, Other Industry Leaders to Executive Committee

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 8, 2016 — Michael King, vice president for business development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) cyber and intelligence mission solutions business, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. INSA said Wednesday the executive committee advises organization …

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FBI Seeks Proposals for Potential $900M Microsoft Products Support IDIQ

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The FBI has issued a request for proposals on a potential seven-year, $900 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for consulting and engineering services for Microsoft-made (Nasdaq: MSFT) products at the bureau and other Justice Department components. A solicitation notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps says the contract has unrestricted and small business portions, a 12-month base and six 12-month options. The bureau seeks …

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Weekly Roundup June 20 – June 24 2016: Brexit Vote Fallout Reaches Defense Stocks & more

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June 20 – June 24 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   Thursday’s highly-anticipated and historic “Brexit” vote in the U.K. led investors all over the world and so many other interested stakeholders to speculate over the implications of Britain’s potential …

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AWS, CSRA, Microsoft Get Provisional Authorization Under FedRAMP High Baseline

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 24, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN), CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) have been designated cloud service providers under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s high baseline security level, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The companies met the high baseline requirements that the FedRAMP program management office released …

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Microsoft’s Susie Adams: Feds Should Focus on Device Security as IoT, Mobility Grow

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Federal CTO Susie Adams has said federal agencies should consider Internet of Things technology in efforts to secure devices within their networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. She told MeriTalk in an interview published June 13 that such an approach to cybersecurity focuses on …

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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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Microsoft, Facebook to Build Subsea Cable System to Support Internet, Cloud Services

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will work with Facebook on a project to construct a subsea cable system across the Atlantic Ocean in support of efforts to expand their Internet and cloud services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Frank Rey, director of global network acquisition for Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure …

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