Cynthia Walker Named Salient Data Analytics Center Director; Bill Parker Comments

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Cynthia Walker, a 25-year business intelligence and information management veteran, has joined Salient Federal Solutions as director of the company’s data analytics center of excellence. Walker will have responsibility for developing and implementing strategies to expand the center’s innovation efforts in BIBackground Investigations or Business Intelligence, predictive analytics and big...

Scott Seavers Assumes Training VP Role at Salient Federal; Bill Parker Comments

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Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Scott Seavers has joined Salient Federal Solutions as vice president of training and international programs. Seavers will be in charge of Salient’s international training organization, a business unit that provides training for foreign government services, Salient said Tuesday. The colonel has more than two decades of active-duty experience in international relations...

SAIC Wins Spot on $140M Pension Agency IT Support IDIQ

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a position on a potential $140 million contract to provide information technology support services to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. SAIC won the first task order under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, worth up to $74 million over one base year and four option years, SAIC said Wednesday. The McLean, Va.-based contractor...

Salient Fed Buys App Software Developer, Gains Contract Spots; Brad Antle, Bill Parker Comment

Brad Antle Salient Federal Solutions has acquired application software developer LIST Innovative Solutions Inc. and now covers 90 percent of its contract base with prime federal software or application development contracts. The Fairfax, Va.-based federal information technology and engineering contractor said it also added positions on blanket purchase agreements with the U.S. Office of Personnel...

Salient to Buy IT, Intel Analytics Firm ATS for $73M

Salient Federal Solutions agreed to acquire McLean, Va.-based information technology firm ATS Corp. for nearly $73 million cash, or $3.20 per share. Salient said it will start the tender offer no later than Feb. 28 and expects the tender to close either late in the first quarter or early in the second quarter of fiscal year 2012. Salient said it will finance the transaction through equity capital commitments...

Salient Names Tim May First Chief Marketing Officer; Will Lead Capture, Proposal

Salient Federal Solutions has appointed Tim May to be the company’s first-ever chief marketing officer. May, who will also hold the title of senior vice president, will lead capture and proposal, business development and marketing activities, Salient said in a release. He will report to Bill Parker, Salient’s chief operating officer. Prior to joining Salient, May served as SVP of business...

Salient COO Bill Parker Comments on Electronic Security Systems Purchase

Salient Federal Solutions has become the prime holder of the Integrated Electronic Security Systems contracts following its acquisition this week of the Electronic Security Systems division of Dataline, a Washington D.C.-based technology provider to the U.S. Department of Defense. Salient adds access control, alarm monitoring, intrusion detection, video surveillance, asset tracking and other capabilities...

GovCon Wire’s September M&A Activity Recap; Contractors Active Across Industry

While no clear sector focus dominated the merger and acquisition landscape in September, government contractors remained busy, closing on several interesting healthcare and cybersecurity deals and divesting some operations. The eight acquisitions GovCon Wire recorded were down from the 11 reported in August, but executive moves ramped up to seasonal heights. GovCon Wire’s September executive...

Salient Acquires Dataline’s Electronic Security Division; Brad Antle Comments

  Brad Antle, Salient Federal Solutions Salient Federal Solutions has bought Dataline, LLC‘s electronic security systems division for an undisclosed amount. Salient said the addition of the Washington, D.C.-based technology division will increase its expertise in the design, engineering and installation of consolidated emergency response systems. Improved services will include video...

Salient to Help Secure Air Force IT Systems with Cybersecurity Suite

Salient Federal Solutions has won a multi-year prime contract with the U.S. Air Force to help secure IT systems by implementing its Assure6 product suite. The DISA ENCORE II contract award is part of the warfighter rapid acquisition program. The company said the suite is the only cybersecurity manager that can detect and block IPv6 attacks. “We look forward to partneringA mutually beneficial...

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