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ServiceNow’s Bob Osborn: ‘Service-Aware Enterprise’ Can Help Agencies Understand Security Risks

Bob Osborn, chief technology officer for federal at ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), has said that federal agencies should implement a “service-aware capability” to understand security risks and increase awareness of real-time computing boundaries as they receive and process data derived from internet-connected devices. Osborn wrote that agencies seeking to maintain contextual …

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AWS Unveils ‘Secret’ Cloud Region for Intell Community Clients; Teresa Carlson Comments

Amazon Web Services has launched a new cloud region designed to host datasets and workloads with the “secret” classification status for intelligence community clients. IC agencies can access the AWS Secret Region through the Commercial Cloud Services contract, the company said Monday. Teresa Carlson, vice president of AWS’ worldwide public …

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Novume to Purchase NeoSystems Via Cash-and-Stock Deal

Novume Solutions has agreed to acquire back office management company NeoSystems for an undisclosed sum through a cash-and-stock transaction. Chantilly, Virginia-based Novume said Monday it expects to wrap up the acquisition in the first quarter of 2018, pending customary closing conditions. The transaction covers the assumption of some liabilities of NeoSystems and …

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Lockheed Gets $122M Navy Tech Engineering Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a potential $122.3 million contract modification to continue to provide engineering services for the U.S. Navy‘s Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion program. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems unit will conduct work under the modification through December 2018 in …

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GSA Taps 61 Firms for Potential $50B Alliant 2 IT GWAC

The General Services Administration has awarded 61 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology products and services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the award is for the unrestricted portion of the Alliant 2 GWAC that has a base term of five …

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Hitachi Vantara Federal Assumes Control of Brocade’s Networking Maintenance Contracts; David Turner Comments

Hitachi Vantara’s federal business has assumed control of some of Brocade Communications Systems’ (Nasdaq: BRCD) federal service maintenance contracts and other assets under a definitive agreement signed in June. Hitachi Vantara Federal said Friday the agreement’s completion would provide the company access to Brocade’s storage area networking, campus/edge networking and data center …

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Deltek Wraps Up $70M Onvia Purchase

Deltek has closed its $70 million cash acquisition of Onvia in a move to expand the delivery of public sector procurement data and market intelligence to government contractors. Deltek said Friday it will combine Onvia with its GovWin IQ market intelligence platform for GovCon companies through the transaction originally announced in October. Onvia’s board …

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State Dept OKs $10.5B IBCS-Enabled Patriot Missile System Sale to Poland

The State Department has given Poland the green light to buy the third configuration of the Patriot missile system equipped with the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System and related equipment from the U.S. government under a potential $10.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: …

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Northrop Lands $350M Contract to Continue Air Force E-8C Fleet Logistics Support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a one-year, $349.6 million contract renewal from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide integrated logistics support services for the military branch’s E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet. The company said Friday it will help the 116th and 461st air control …

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Highlights From The Bridge on November 19: Discussing the Agile Software Development Process

On November 19th at 11 am on WJLA; and 6PM on News Channel 8 Host of The Bridge Jim McCarthy – was joined by R. Dennis Gibbs (Director, Center for Agile Innovation, GDIT), Dr. Patrick McConnell, (Director, Agile Center of Excellence, CSRA) and Victoria Figaro, (President, The EndGoal Group) to discuss …

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