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Kevin Baril Joins Grant Thornton as Principal for San Diego

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 28, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Wednesday on Kevin Baril joining Grant Thornton as principal in its San Diego advisory practice. Baril spent 13 years with IBM Global Services prior to Grant Thornton, where he will be responsible for systems implementation,  strategy and technology transformation for the company’s …

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MarkLogic, General Networks Enter Data-Content Alliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 28, 2015 — MarkLogic and General Networks of Glendale, California, have combined their database and content management technologies for enterprise customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Jeff Faraday, senior director for alliances at MarkLogic, said Tuesday the company offers data flexibility with NoSQL and data integrity through government-grade …

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Lockheed to Support Atago-Class Ship Upgrades Through 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 28, 2015 — The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has obligated $69.7 million in funds for Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to continue to support ongoing Aegis software and equipment updates to Japan’s Atago-class guided missile destroyers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday work will …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Sees Opportunity in 3-D Earth Venture with Saab

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 28, 2015 — DigitalGlobe will lend its satellite imaging technologies to Vricon, a joint venture it has created with Saab on a mission to build a 3-D model of the planet, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Tony Frazier, senior vice president at DigitalGlobe and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for …

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Navy Orders TB-37 Surface Ship Sonars from Lockheed

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) securing a contract to build seven TB-37 Multifunction Towed Array sonar systems for $27.3 million. The next-generation passive and active sonar receiver works to “significantly (contribute) to the capability of surface ships to detect, localize …

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SRA Secures DISA EC&CE Task Order Under Encore II

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on SRA International securing a contract to provide enterprise communications and collaboration engineering office support for the Defense Information Systems Agency. The task order, which includes business process re-engineering and product integration, comes under the Encore II program and is …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe-NGA Geospatial Toolkit Now on GitHub

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Tony Frazier, senior vice president at DigitalGlobe, revealing that the company has posted its MrGeo analytical tool on the GitHub source code sharing website for developers. The technology, short for MapReduce Geo, was originally developed under National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency …

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SAP Graduates Latest Batch in NS2 Serves Training Program for Veterans; Mark Testoni Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on the latest batch of retired servicemen to graduate from the SAP (NYSE: SAP) National Security Services training course that seeks to match veterans with jobs in information technology. The group is the third batch to finish the 11-week program, which …

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SAIC, Penobscot Bay Media Awarded GSA Mentor-Protege of the Year

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Tuesday on the General Services Administration recognizing Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) for its mentor-protege agreement with Penobscot Bay Media with the Mentor-Protege of the Year Award. “PenBay Media is a high-quality team member, as a subcontractor and a …

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FireEye Pursues Security Offerings for Internet of Things

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — David DeWalt has outlined endpoint coverage as an upcoming growth strategy for FireEye as the company seeks to pursue defense systems offerings for the Internet of Things, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. According to the chief executive, the company plans to shift its focus from …

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