Citzant Hires Former HP Exec to Lead DHS Business Development

Van Kirstein has joined Citizant as a director of business development, where he will be responsible for growing business with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the company announced today. Kirstein most recently headed HP Enterprise Services‘ (NYSE: HPQ) DHS sales team for five years. In that role, he was responsible for opening new accounts with the department and implementing HP’s...

HP Enterprise Services to Support Pentagon HR Data Center

The Defense Human Resources Activity has awarded HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) an estimated $22,638,387 firm-fixed price requirements contract to provide user support for the Defense Manpower Data Center, the Pentagon announced Monday. According to Fedstats, the DMDC maintains the Defense Department‘s largest archive of personnel, manpower and training data. It also conducts activities...

Dennis Stolkey Promoted to SVP of Americas Region for HP Enterprise Services

Dennis Stolkey, HP Enterprise Services Dennis Stolkey has been promoted within HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) and now holds the position of senior vice president of the America’s region, an HP spokesperson has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Stolkey assumed the role on Nov. 1, and is now based out of Plano, Texas. The 20-plus-year industry veteran has led HP’s federal government services...

Navy Says NGEN to Cost $500M Less Per Year Than Previously Advertised

The U.S. Navy has lowered its cost projections for its Next-Generation Enterprise Network to less than $1.5 billion per year, $500 million less than the $2 billion figure provided last week, according to a report from NextGov. The Navy’s current network, the Navy Marine Corps Intranet, is slated to continue operating through 2015 under a $3.4 billion contract awarded to HP (NYSE: HPQ). Capt....

Boeing’s John Hinshaw Moves to HP as EVP of Global Tech, Business Process

John Hinshaw, HP HP (NYSE: HPQ) announced that John Hinshaw, former vice president and general manager of information solutions for Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been appointed to fill a new executive vice president of global technology and business processes position. He will join HP’s executive council on Nov. 15 and report directly to newly elected CEO Meg Whitman. The company said Hinshaw will...

HP to Provide HUD with Application Management for Automated Computer System

HP (NYSE: HPQ) has been awarded a five-year contract to provide applications management services for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development‘s automated computer system. The single family acquired asset management system maintains day-to-day operations associated with more than 65,000 single-family properties. HP said contract will work enable HUDDepartment of Housing and Urban...

DISA Taps HP to Assess DOD Enterprise Network, IT Systems

The Defense Information Systems Agency has selected HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) to pilot a program that will test for vulnerabilities in Defense Department enterprise networks and IT systems. The company will provide project management, implementation and training services for the assured compliance assessment solution pilot and assess network compliance with department standards. “DISA...

HP Subsidiary Wins $72.3M Renewal for Medicare and Medical Services; Dennis Stolkey Comments

Dennis Stolkey, HP Enterprise Services HP Enterprise Services announced that HP‘s (NYSE: HPQ) subsidiary NHIC Corp. has won a $72.3 million contract with the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. NHIC will continue to service durable medical equipment suppliers in 11 northeastern states and the District of Columbia on the five-year contract renewal. Company services will include...

HP May Spin-Off PC Group into New Company; CEO Leo Apotheker Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) is considering a wide array of options as it looks to exit the PC market and hone focus on software and cloud computing offerings, the company said in an official release. The company’s board of directors has authorized the company to evaluate strategic alternatives for HP’s personal services group. The only option HP has specifically mentioned as of Aug....

HP to Acquire Software Firm Autonomy Corp. for $11.7B Cash; CEO Leo Apotheker Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has placed a recommended cash offer to purchase prominent U.K. software firm Autonomy Corp. for $42.23 per share, or over $11.7 billion. HP’s new HP Vision subsidiary will acquire the enterprise information software management firm. Autonomy founder and CEO Mike Lynch will continue to lead its operations. The boards of both companies announced the terms,...

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