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Virtustream’s Tim Bock: Holistic Evaluation of App Portfolios Key to Cloud Adoption

Tim Bock, Dell public alliance manager at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) Virtustream subsidiary, has said agencies seeking to migrate resources and workloads to the cloud should move their focus from infrastructure to functionality and applications through holistic evaluation of app portfolios. Bock wrote that conducting such an assessment could help agencies “understand …

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Army Selects 5 Firms for Potential $250M Waveform Dev’t Contract

Five companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $249.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s Waveform Development Environment Ecosystem. The Defense Department said Monday contractors will also compete for task orders to provide multiple waveforms and network services to the service branch. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for …

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Boeing Reports $2.1B in Government, Commercial Services Orders; Stan Deal Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced on Monday approximately $2.1 billion worth of services orders, contracts and agreements with government agencies and commercial customers at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. The company said Monday the agreements and orders span across its global services business’ capability areas that include training and professional …

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Former CSRA EVP George Batsakis Named Accenture Defense & Intell Practice Head; Batsakis Interviewed

George Batsakis, formerly an executive vice president at CSRA, has been appointed head of the defense and intelligence practice at Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business. He will oversee the development and delivery of technology platforms to government clients that include the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, Accenture announced last week. John …

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UTC Lands $140M in Contracts to Support Navy, National Guard Aircraft Propeller Upgrades

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) aerospace systems unit has secured contracts worth more than $140 million to help the update propeller systems in the U.S. Navy‘s C/KC-130T aircraft. The UTC Aerospace Systems business has also completed nine of 12 contracted propeller upgrades for the Air National Guard’s C-130H planes, the company said said Monday. NATO’s support …

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Battelle, MRIGlobal, SwRI to Provide CBRN Defense Lab Services Under Potential $28B DoD Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded three nonprofit organizations positions on the unrestricted full and open portion of a potential $28 billion contract vehicle for research and development support services to the Pentagon’s Defense Technical Information Center. Battelle, MRIGLobal and Southwest Research Institute will vie for task orders to provide chemical, …

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Stephen O’Bryan Named L3 SVP, Global Business Dev’t Head

Stephen O’Bryan, a 30-year aerospace and defense veteran, has been appointed senior vice president and chief global business development officer at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL). He will be responsible for coordinating the New York-based contractor’s business relationships with the Defense Department, Congress and international customers, the company said Friday. “Steve is a highly respected …

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