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CACI to Acquire Federal Oracle Provider; Paul Cofoni Comments

CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Advanced Programs Group, LLC, a provider of Oracle e-Business services in the federal market. CACI expects the move to increase its earnings per share during its first 12 months after closing. The company expects to complete the acquisition by Oct. 1. …

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CSC Acquires Multinational Software Testing Firm to Boost Application Development

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has acquired the world’s largest pure-play software testing and quality management provider, AppsLabs Technologies, for an undisclosed amount. CSC said it expects the move to provide emerging technologies, methodologies and a sales force, which will enhance its application testing capabilities. CSC also said AppLabs complements its …

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GovCon Wire’s August M&A Activity Recap; 7 of 11 Deals are for IT Specialists

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) may have made the biggest splashes in the acquisition market in August, announcing upcoming $12.5 billion and $11.7 billion cash purchases of Motorola Mobility and Autonomy Corp., respectively. But, government contractors were very active as well, making and announcing a steady clip of purchases and focusing particular …

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ITT Completes Acquisition of Global Water Analytics Firm YSI Inc.

ITT Systems Corp. (NYSE: ITT) has completed its acquisition of YSI Inc., a developer and manufacturer of sensors, instruments, software and data collection platforms for environmental water monitoring. ITT said the move forms a water-focused analytics business approximately $300 million annual revenue. YSI reported 2010 global revenues of $101 million. …

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CSC Acquires Healthcare IT Firm Specializing in Data Management; Jim Sheaffer Comments

  Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has acquired healthcare IT business intelligence and data management firm Maricom Systems, Inc for an undisclosed amount. CSC said the move strengthens its support of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and enables it to make IT improvements in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. CSC …

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IBM to Acquire Intelligence Analytics Firm to Enhance Defense, Public Safety Offerings

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered a definitive agreement to acquire intelligence analytics firm i2 Group. i2 provides intelligence and investigation management software for law enforcement, defense, national security and private sector organisations and has more than 4, 500 customers in 150 countries. IBM said the move will expand its business analytics capabilities …

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Verizon Acquires Cloud Computing Firm, to Combine with Terremark

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has acquired enterprise cloud computing firm CloudSwitch for an undisclosed amount. Verizon plans to combine Mass.-based CloudSwitch with its Terremark IT services subsidiary to enhance its hybrid cloud and cloud-to-cloud capabilities. CloudSwitch’s software eliminates barriers to enterprise cloud adoption by securely moving applications and workloads from data centers …

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