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Future CSC-HPE Services Combination to Trade as ‘DXC Technology’

The company set to be formed by the merger of Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and the enterprise services segment of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) will operate under the “DXC Technology” name upon the deal’s scheduled April 3 closure. CSC said Wednesday the future company will list on the New York …

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CSC, CSRA Amend Non-Compete Agreement in Public Sector Market

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has amended its non-competition pact with CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) ahead of an impending merger between CSC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services segment, CRN reported Monday. Michael Novinson writes the modified agreement will ease limits on CSC’s participation in the federal, state and local government markets …

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HPE, CSC Reveal Board of Directors for Future Combined IT Services Company

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) have named 10 directors who will serve on the board of the company that will form out of a planned merger between CSC and HPE’s enterprise services business. The companies said Friday current CSC President and CEO Mike Lawrie will …

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ANSER Buys Federal R&D Consortia Manager ATI from SCRA

Analytic Services has purchased Advanced Technology International from South Carolina-based applied research corporation SCRA for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand ANSER’s U.S. presence and advance its public service mission through the integration of ATI’s research and development capabilities. ANSER will add approximately 165 employees to its workforce and …

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Harris to Sell Govt IT Services Business to Veritas Capital for $690M

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has agreed to sell its government information technology services business to private equity investment firm Veritas Capital for approximately $690 million in the military radio maker’s second major divestiture over less than one month as part of its larger portfolio reshaping effort. The deal comes approximately three weeks …

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Millstein & Co. Buys PRA Group’s Government Service Businesses for $91.5M

New York-based financial services firm Millstein & Co. has purchased four government service businesses from Norfolk, Virginia-based debt buyer PRA Group (Nasdaq: PRAA) for $91.5 million cash. Millstein said Thursday it will operate Broussard Partners, eGov Systems, MuniServices and Revenue Discovery Systems through its newly formed entity – Government Revenue …

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Octo Consulting Buys Aquilent’s SeaPort-e Business Unit

Octo Consulting Group has purchased the SeaPort-e business unit from Laurel, Maryland-based federal digital and cloud services provider Aquilent for an undisclosed sum. Octo said Wednesday it assumed the support contract for the SeaPort-e electronic platform with the U.S. Navy before Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) completed the acquisition of Aquilent. …

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Booz Allen Completes Aquilent Purchase to Expand Digital Footprint

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has concluded its acquisition of Aquilent, also known as eGov Holdings, as part of efforts to grow digital service offerings for the federal sector. Both companies first announced the $250 million deal in November and Booz Allen said Tuesday it estimates that Laurel, Maryland-based Aquilent will contribute nearly $20 million to fiscal …

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Polaris Alpha Targets Cyber, SIGINT Market Expansion Through Intelesys Buy

Polaris Alpha, a portfolio company of investment firm Arlington Capital Partners, has bought cyber, network and software engineering services provider Intelesys for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand presence in the cyber and signals intelligence market. Elkridge, Maryland-based Intelesys works with intelligence community customers to help them fulfill mission critical cyber operations …

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Diffeo Buys Cloud Search Tech Developer Meta Search

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based knowledge discovery firm Diffeo has purchased Boston-based startup Meta Search for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand search and discovery technology offerings. Diffeo said Tuesday it also renamed Meta Search’s platform to Diffeo Cloud Search as part of the acquisition. “Diffeo’s customers in government, financial services …

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