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Tom Reilly: Cloudera-Hortonworks Merger Aims to Help Enterprises Work Across All Cloud Providers

Tom Reilly, CEO of Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), told CNBC in an interview that aired Friday the proposed merger of the Palo Alto, Calif.-based software firm with Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) will create a new company that will deliver software across all major cloud service providers. “We work on Amazon, Microsoft, Google, the IBM Cloud, …

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Lockheed Gets $391M Air Force Contract to Build Additional Extended-Range Cruise Missiles

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a three-year, $390.7M contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce lot 16 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile systems. The company will provide 360 extended-range JASSMs, as well as three separation test vehicles and one flight test vehicle, tooling and test equipment for foreign military sales customers …

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General Dynamics Awarded $367M Army Stryker Vehicle Upgrade Contract Modification

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) land systems unit has received a $366.9M contract modification to reconfigure Stryker ground combat vehicles for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Friday the company will convert the flat-bottom vehicles to the Double V-Hull Engineering Change Proposal 1 configuration. Work is scheduled to run through April 30, …

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Jackie Fendrock Promoted to ECS Business Dev’t, Operations VP; George Wilson Quoted

Jackie Fendrock, who joined ECS in 2011, has been promoted to vice president of business development and operations at the Fairfax, Va.-based information technology services provider. She will be responsible for aligning ECS’ strategy with government market opportunities as well as manage its customer, partner and industry relationships, the company said Wednesday. …

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DOE Awards $850M Modification to Fluor-BWXT-Jacobs JV for Diffusion Plant Decommissioning

A joint venture of Fluor (NYSE: FLR), BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT) and Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has secured a potential 30-month, $850M contract modification to continue decontaminating and decommissioning the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The modification results from an option exercised under the U.S. Department of Energy‘s authority, Fluor said Wednesday. …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum on Oct. 17

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2nd, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the Security Vetting Process Modernization forum on Oct. 17 at 2941 Restaurant. Monte Hawkins, director of the National Vetting Center, will serve as the keynote speaker, while Kathy Lane, of …

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Mike Ammann Named ViON Federal Civilian Sales Lead

Mike Ammann, formerly strategic relationship executive of ViON, has been appointed director of federal civilian sales and strategic partnerships at the Herndon, Va.-based government information technology contractor. He will be responsible for overseeing the company’s sales strategies and partner relationships in the data center technology area, ViON said Tuesday. Ammann said he …

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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets $501M USDA Cloud Migration Support Contract

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm has secured a potential 10-year, $501.2M contract to develop a cloud computing system for the Agriculture Department based on SAP HANA database technology. Accenture Federal Services will support installation, configuration, transition and hosting of USDA financial operations enterprise in an enterprise-grade cloud environment, the company said Wednesday. AFS is …

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Guy Montminy Named BAE Platforms, Services Sector President; Jerry DeMuro Quoted

Guy Montminy, former senior vice president and deputy general manager of the platforms and services sector at BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm, has been promoted as the sector’s president. The more than three-decade BAE veteran replaces Erwin Bieber, who will assume an advisory role until he retires from the company in 2019, the …

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Former GSA Official Kevin Youel Page Joins Deloitte’s Civil Government Sector

Kevin Youel Page, formerly deputy commissioner of the General Services Administration’s federal acquisition service, has been named a specialist executive within the civil government sector of Deloitte’s consulting practice. Page will utilize the professional services company’s portfolio of offerings to meet the strategic needs of its civil government sector customers, as well …

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