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Adm. Michael Rogers: NSA, Cybercom ID Automation as Private Sector Partnership

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The National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command have identified automation of some cybersecurity functions as an area they want to collaborate closer with industry on, the head of both entities told the Potomac Officers Club Thursday. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, NSA director and Cybercom lead, identified that element as one facet …

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20 Companies Win Spots on $8B NETCENTS-2 Infrastructure Services IDIQ

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Twenty companies have landed spots on a potential $7.9 billion contract to provide network operations and infrastructure support services across the U.S. Air Force enterprise. Contractors will compete to perform work during the three-year ordering period for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program, the Defense Department said Friday. The …

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Air Force Picks 17 for $6B Network Operations Support IDIQ


The U.S. Air Force has awarded 17 companies spots on a potential seven-year, $5.79 billion contract meant to provide federal civilian and military agencies with network operations and infrastructure services. USAF picked the awardees through a small business competition and is obligating a $2,500 minimum guarantee at the time of …

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Iron Bow Wins $150M IT Contract with Commerce Dept.

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Iron Bow Technologies, has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Commerce for IT hardware focusing on network-related products. The five-year blanket delivery order, issued under the National Institutes of Health Electronic Commodities Store III, has an estimated total value of $150 million and has the potential to …

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Harris, Phacil Team to Update Space Launch Range Comm Network

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A consortium of companies such as Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) and Phacil has been awarded a three-year contract to update a network the Air Force uses to support voice and data transfers during space launch activities. Harris and Phacil will update the rocket test and launch communications infrastructure on the Eastern Range …

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Air Force Taps 12 Firms for $6B NETCENTS-2 Operations, Infrastructure Contract


Nine companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $5.7 billion contract covering network operations and infrastructure services to the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force receive 29 offers for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program through a small business competition, the Defense Department said Thursday. Air Force units are required …

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Hughes to Manage Intl Satellite Network under $69M Contract; Kamran Givpoor Comments

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Hughes Network Systems LLC has been awarded a $69 million contract to manage the global private satellite network of a Middle Eastern country. Hughes Network will deploy its HX satellite broadband system to maintain the foreign ministries’ satellite network and services across more than 100 countries for three years, the …

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AT&T, CSC to Jointly Develop Enterprise Cloud Tech; Mike Lawrie, Andy Geisse Comment


AT&T (NYSE: T) and Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) have partnered to develop technologies that are intended to help global enterprises move to virtual cloud computing environments. The seven-year alliance combines CSC’s BizCloud and other cloud, consulting and applications services with AT&T’s network and infrastructure platform, the companies said Tuesday. Mike …

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Rich Martin Joins LGS as CIO; Kevin Kelly Comments


Rich Martin, former chief information officer at data communications provider Transaction Network Services, has joined LGS Innovations as CIO. The 20-year industry veteran will serve as technical and personnel leader at LGS and manage operations for activities related to information technology, the company said Tuesday. Kevin Kelly, LGS CEO, said …

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General Dynamics Completes Fidelis Buy; Lou Von Thaer Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has completed its acquisition of Fidelis Security Systems, a provider of cybersecurity tools for real-time network visibility, analysis and control. General Dynamics said Fidelis will become a part of its advanced information systems unit and did not disclose the value of the cash transaction. Lou Von …

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