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Accenture to Design, Build New Library of Congress Data Center; Elaine Beeman Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — The federal services business of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has secured a potential $27.3 million contract to design and develop a new data center for the Library of Congress and U.S. Copyright Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 1. The company said Aug. 1 the contract also …

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CTC Gets Award From Armaments, Ordnance Tech Consortia for Manufacturing Approach; Ed Sheehan Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. received recognition from the Defense Department‘s Ordnance Technology Consortium and the National Armaments Consortium earlier this year for the company’s ammunition manufacturing process, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 1. The company said July 31 the “Outstanding Technical Achievement” award presented during NAC’s general membership …

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Parsons Offers Cyber-Physical Protection Tech, Services for Critical Infrastructure

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — Parsons has created a new portfolio of technology and service offerings for public and private sector customers that are designed to help counter cyber-physical threats on critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Domain6 converged platform works to protect both operational technology …

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EY Unveils $1B Investment for Two-Year Innovation Push

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — EY aims to place a $1 billion investment to support its effort to develop technology products and services in areas such as software, cyber, financials, risk management and digital tax and audit, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the two-year investment program serves to …

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CenturyLink to Offer IT Services for Fed Agencies Via Alliant 2; David Young Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 13, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has received clearance from the General Services Administration to provide federal agencies its information technology products and services via the potential $50 billion Alliant 2 contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported July 31. The company said July 30 its selection for the …

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Hortonworks Supports JIDO Effort to Adopt Open Source for Capability Dev’t; Shaun Bierweiler Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 13, 2018 — Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) has helped the Defense Department‘s Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Organization deploy an enterprise information technology platform built on the Hadoop data management software and other open source technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported July 30. Federal News Radio reported July 27 that the open source …

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HighPoint’s Cal Shintani: OMB Guidance Update to Help Feds Surpass Private-Sector Customer Experience

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 13, 2018 — Cal Shintani, chief growth officer at HighPoint Global, has said federal agencies should develop a roadmap based on the Office of Management and Budget‘s Circular A-11 as they work to tailor and enhance customer experience, ExecutiveBiz reported July 30. Shintani wrote that Section 280 …

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General Dynamics Mission Systems Releases Remote Manager Tool for Encryption Devices

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 13, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has unveiled a new technology offering that works to remotely manage dispersed encryption devices in an effort to accelerate decision-making and reaction to critical incidents, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday General Dynamics Mission Systems‘ GEM One …

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DynCorp Subsidiary Re-Accredited as IACET Continuing Education & Training Provider

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 13, 2018 — A DynCorp International subsidiary has secured re-accreditation from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training for its delivery of IACET course material to military, law enforcement and private sector trainees, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DynCorp said Thursday its Phoenix Consulting Group company has received approval …

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Northrop-Built ICESat-2 Spacecraft Set for Sept. 15 Launch Under NASA Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) spacecraft is scheduled to launch Sept. 15 from Vandenberg Air Force Base to perform a mission for NASA that aims to collect data on Earth’s changing terrain, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday the Ice, Cloud and land …

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