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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Named to Mobile Satellite Users Association 2018 Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 12, 2018 —Senior Vice President for Government Strategy and Policy of Inmarsat Government Inc.,  Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch will serve on the board of directors of the Mobile Satellite Users Association for 2018 following her appointment, GovCon Executive reported. MSUA said Cowen-Hirsch, who is in charge of government strategy and policy …

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Chenega, Iron Mountain Team on Records Mgmt Contract With Federal Bureau of Prisons

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 12, 2018 — Chenega‘s applied solutions subsidiary has partnered with Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) to provide offsite records management services to the Justice Department‘s Federal Bureau of Prisons over a potential five-year period, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Iron Mountain said Thursday it will deliver its data storage, transportation …

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CSRA Expands Cloud Services Portfolio With Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 12, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will add Google‘s cloud services to its portfolio alongside Amazon Web Services and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure with the award of a potential $8.5 million blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will offer G Suite and the Google Cloud Platform services …

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Noblis Plots Tech Workforce Expansion in San Antonio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 12, 2018 — Noblis plans to increase its workforce and expand its presence in San Antonio, Texas, as part of efforts to increase work in the areas of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and data science, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. My San Antonio reported Thursday that Mike Cameron, director of cyber …

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EY Names Former Treasury Dept Exec to Co-Direct Stats Group

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 12, 2018 — EY has hired former Treasury Department official James Mackie as co-director of the professional services company’s quantitative economics and statistics group, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Mackie, who previously served as director of Treasury’s Office of Tax Analysis, brings 30 years of experience from …

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Cisco Cloud Security Platform Earns FedRAMP Moderate-Level ATO; Nick Michaelides Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has secured a moderate-level authority to operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for its Cloudlock cloud security product, ExecutiveBiz reported. Nick Michaelides, vice president of U.S. federal sales at Cisco and a 2018 Wash100 recipient, wrote in …

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Accenture Unit to Help Update VA Loan Management System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will help the Department of Veterans Affairs update its loan management system at the VA Office of Information and Technology under a potential $29 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday Accenture Federal Services will redesign …

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Parsons Unveils Fellows Program in Push for Innovation to Address Technical Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — Parsons has established a fellowship program for technical professionals at the company in efforts to drive engagement and innovation and help address customers’ technical challenges, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Fellows Program, which will induct the first cohort in June, will …

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BAE Systems Lands Navy Ship Repair, Maintenance Work on USS Pearl Harbor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — BAE Systems will perform repairs, maintenance and updates on the U.S. Navy‘s USS Pearl Harbor under a potential $36.3 million contract for the dock landing ship’s restricted availability in fiscal year 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company’s San Diego-based ship repair business will work …

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Iridium Preps for 5th NEXT Launch in March; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has set the launch of the fifth batch of Iridium NEXT satellites aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on March 18 to bring the constellation to 50 units in orbit, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said the rocket will use the …

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