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ViON to Help Pennsylvania Gov’t Buy IT Server, Data Storage Products

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — ViON will assist the Pennsylvania government in the procurement of server and data storage products under an information technology contract potentially worth $22 million annually, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will deliver its MarketPlace platform, which features an Information Technology …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: ‘Waterfall’ Culture Could Hinder Public Sector’s DevOps Adoption

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat’s (NYSE: RHT) public sector business, has said government agencies may face several challenges in their DevOps adoption due to the government’s culture that focuses on long-term efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported May 25. Egts believes the government’s procurement …

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India OKs Potential $555M Procurement of NAG Missile System, Naval Guns

India’s defense acquisition council has approved capital acquisition proposals worth approximately $554.6 million. The Indian government said Friday the proposals include the procurement of the NAG missile system valued at approximately $78.8 million and 13 BAE Systems-built 127-mm-caliber guns for the country’s naval force worth $451.3 million. The NAG missile platform …

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Engility CEO Lynn Dugle, Other Defense Execs Cite Faster Contract Process at Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2018 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) Chairman and CEO Lynn Dugle has said she believes the U.S. Air Force and units such as the Space and Missile Systems Center have taken steps to accelerate space projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense One reported April 17 that she and …

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Report: Japan Mulls Additional F-35A Fighter Jet Procurement

Japan plans to purchase over 20 additional Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighter jets from the U.S. in the next six years, Reuters reported Tuesday. Sources said the East Asian country may directly procure F-35A conventional takeoff and landing variant from the U.S. for approximately $100 million each through a transaction …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober: Commercial Satellite Procurement to Guide DoD Space Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the procurement principles for commercial satellite technologies will serve to guide the Defense Department in its acquisition of space hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 4. He wrote in a piece …

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IBM’s Sam Gordy Urges Multi-Vendor DoD Contract for Cloud Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal business, urged the Defense Department to select multiple vendors for its planned procurement of commercial cloud computing services for unclassified, secret and top secret workloads in 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 13. Gordy said in a Nextgov report …

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Leidos’ James Reagan Sees Positive Outlook for Federal Spending After Budget Passed

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 12, 2017 — James Reagan, chief financial officer of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has expressed a positive outlook regarding federal spending following the approval of the $1 trillion fiscal 2017 omnibus budget, which includes a $21 billion increase for defense, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “Where we see the money in …

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PwC: Long-Term Commitment, Local Industry Cooperation Key to Int’l Defense Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 3, 2017 — PwC has urged defense contractors to build on long-term relationships with the local military and industrial bases at foreign countries to offset reduced activity in traditional defense markets due to budget constraints, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Randy Starr and Anurag Garg, aerospace and defense industry advisers at …

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NTT Data to Deliver IaaS Platform Under NASPO ValuePoint; Tim Conway Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2017 — NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) will provide an infrastructure-as-a-service platform to state and local agencies participating under the National Association of State Procurement Officers’ ValuePoint cooperative purchasing program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the master agreement seeks to help the agencies secure their cloud environments. “This …

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