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Microsoft Blue Badge Cardholder Support IDIQ Ceiling Increases to $575M


Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has secured a $162,760,000 contract modification from the Defense Information Systems Agency to continue to provide technical support for the Defense Department related to Blue Badge Cardholder services. DoD said Friday the award increases the ceiling value of a potential five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from $412,240,000 to $575,000,000. The single-award, ...

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Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015: GovCon Index Mirrors US Markets’ Wild Ride & more


Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world has been captivated over the last 10 days by the frenzied selloff in global stock markets then subsequent rebound over the past two days and government ...

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CSC Wins FAA Cloud Services Contract

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Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a 10-year, $109 million contract with options to deploy cloud services at the Federal Aviation Administration’s data center, Washington Technology reported Thursday. Nick Wakeman writes the FAA intends to consolidate the data center environment for its headquarters and other facilities in nine regions. CSC ...

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Buchanan & Edwards Named Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has named Buchanan & Edwards as Partner of the Year for its U.S. public sector business, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Buchanan & Edwards said Wednesday it received the citation for its role in assisting the State Department move toward achieving ...

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Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015: Sequestration Discussion Resurfaces, American Systems’ Latest Acquisition & more


Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The specter of potential sequestration cuts in fiscal year 2016 — which starts Sept. 30 — surfaced again this week in a letter signed by all 46 Democratic ...

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Microsoft, USDA Launch Food Data Analysis Tools Challenge

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 29, 2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has launched a contest that challenges participants to design a data analysis tool that could be  used to help design national agriculture and food supply resiliency programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The $60,000 Innovation Challenge will make available Microsoft Azure-hosted datasets compiled by the ...

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Microsoft’s Wes Anderson Tackles Big Data, Tech Drivers in Federal

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Wes Anderson, vice president of worldwide public sector services at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), discussed the company’s plan to make data interactive for government users in a wide-ranging interview with ExecutiveBiz posted Monday. He also highlighted transparency and tight budgets as perennial technology drivers ...

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July 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down On Tech Stock Performance


The GovCon Index trailed down following the U.S. markets to close at 76.057, a loss of 0.086 points. Apple (Nasdaq: APPL), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) all turned in disappointing results; pulling down the NASDAQ composite index reported by Bloomberg. A rally in bank stocks helped stem off a steeper decline in the ...

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Dell-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team to Help USAF Adopt Cloud Collaboration Tech


A team comprising Dell, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will help to construct a cloud-based online productivity and collaboration platform for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force’s Collaboration Pathfinder system will be built to employ a U.S. Defense Department-dedicated version of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud technology, the military ...

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Commerce Department Signs Microsoft Software, Services BPA


TYSONS CORNER, VA June 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — The Commerce Department has picked Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to provide the agency’s software products and related service updates under a three-year blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “The BPA aggregates all of Commerce’s purchases each year while providing the department with ...

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