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Dept. of Agriculture modernizing communications through use of ESI Communications Servers

Today, Estech Systems, Inc. (ESI), announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will deploy ESI Communications Servers to modernize its communications. This is directly related to last month’s announcement by ESI Reseller American Systems that it has been awarded a highly competitive blanket purchase agreement, with a potential value …

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New wind turbine orders for Siemens Energy could provide power for almost 200, 000 people

Today, Siemens Energy announced that it has been awarded six new wind turbine orders (two in Canada and four in the U.S.), totaling more than 565 megawatts (MW) rated capacity. The total value of the orders is more than $900 million. In Ontario, Canada, Siemens will supply 44 units of …

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HP, Big Rivers Electric Corp. ink $27 million deal

On Monday, HP announced that Big Rivers Electric Corporation, a Kentucky-based electric generation and transmission utility, signed an eight-year, $27 million technology and applications services agreement designed to help stabilize technology costs and enable future growth with a standardized enterprise resource planning (ERP) and workplace computing environment. One of the …

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ACS contracted to modernize South Carolina’s child support payment processing

Today, Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS) announced that it has been awarded a contract from the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) to manage and operate the state’s child support payment processing center. The program will begin in October 2011 as a pilot in a small number of South …

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SRA International subsidiary Era Systems launches state-of-the-art airport surface management solution

Yesterday, SRA International subsidiary Era Systems Corporation announced the launch of its new web-based airport surface management solution, AirScene.com(R) Symphony(sm). Symphony adds to AirScene.com’s already extensive airport operations capabilities. AirScene.com Symphony is aimed to help airports proactively manage airport operations, reduce delays and improve performance during irregular operations (IROPS) by …

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QinetiQ vessel in water for first time, set to commence testing

On Sundayn QinetiQ announced that its PACSCAT (Partial Air Cushion Supported CATamaran) Innovative Solution Demonstrator Craft (ISDC) entered the water for the first time, and is soon to commence rigorous sea trials. It was a milestone for the company, which was awarded the contract by MOD’s Research Acquisition Organisation, (now …

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Nothrop Grumman names Edward Swallow VP of Business Development for the Information Systems sector’s Civil Systems division

Yesterday. Northrop Grumman announced that it has appointed Edward M. Swallow vice president of business development for the Information Systems sector’s Civil Systems division. Swallow will now oversee the division’s business development activities, including building and executing strategies, identifying and shaping new business opportunities, and maintaining customer relationships in the …

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Cisco announces new solution for service providers to handle IPv4 depletion

Today, Cisco announced significant enhancements to its Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture that are designed to secure the foundation of the Internet, which must accommodate the exponential increase of connected devices for highly secure, efficient video delivery and collaboration. The new Cisco® Carrier-Grade IP Version 6 (IPv6) solution …

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Unisys gets contracts extended to continue work Down Under

Yesterday, Unisys announced that its Australian subsidiary has received contract extensions from the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for the current engagements in which Unisys provides outsourced desktop services, and biometric and identity management solutions. One of the extensions is for two years to continue to provide outsourced …

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Perot Systems poised to strengthen position in China with acquisition of BearingPoint Management Consulting

Over the weekend, Perot Systems Corporation announced that it will acquire BearingPoint Management Consulting (Shanghai) Ltd., a leading management and technology consulting company with offices in Shanghai and Beijing. This move, combined with the late-September announcement that Perot Systems is being acquired by Dell, means that the overall combination will …

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