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Lynne Chamberlain: Open Source Tech Key to Red Hat’s Market Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Lynne Chamberlain, vice president for business development at Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) public sector unit, has said open source software will present continued market opportunities for the company in the cloud and DevOps space while cybersecurity is another area for growth. “As the government …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Collaboration, ‘Commercial First’ Approach to Address Satcom Program Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has noted that collaboration between industry and the Defense Department will drive the analysis of alternatives for the wideband satellite communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a National Defense Magazine guest piece …

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Hortonworks Makes New Leadership Appointments in Line With Growth Strategy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) has appointed Chief Financial Officer Scott Davidson and Senior Vice President Scott Reasoner as well as hired Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) software business Chief Operating Officer Alan Fudge to assume new leadership roles, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Davidson will take an …

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Battelle to Support National Guard Training for WMD, CBRNE Response Teams

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Battelle will help train National Guard Bureau personnel on response operations for weapons of mass destruction and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats under a $13.8 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The nonprofit company said Wednesday the Defense Technical Information Center task order under the …

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SOSi Lands Army Contract to Assist Resolute Support Info Dissemination in Afghanistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — SOS International will provide information dissemination and counter-misinformation services to assist Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan under a $9 million contract from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contract from the Army’s deputy chief of staff for communications covers public affairs …

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CSRA’s Yogesh Khanna: Agencies Turn to Hybrid IT to Leverage Cloud While Addressing Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — Yogesh Khanna, chief technology officer of CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has said a balance between cloud-based and legacy information technology systems is needed at federal agencies as they work to address challenges in cloud migration, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Fedscoop reported Monday that Khanna highlighted during a conference call …

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ManTech Secures USMC Task Order to Support Military Systems Integration, Interoperability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide systems engineering, interoperability, architecture and technology support to the U.S. Marine Corps under a $21 million task order through the Defense Department Information Analysis Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the award aims to drive integration and interoperability …

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Unisys Execs Named to AFCEA, ACT-IAC Leadership Posts; PV Puvvada Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — Two vice presidents at Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, have taken leadership roles separately with the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International and the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday Jennifer Napper, VP of its Defense …

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Lockheed Invests in AI Tech for ‘Intelligent’ Maintenance Support to Canada’s C-130Js

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has placed a $1.1 million investment to help advance the development of an artificial intelligence tool that Canada-based contextere intends to support aerospace and defense maintenance personnel, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The intelligent personal agent will work to assist in field service, industrial inspection and maintenance, …

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Booz Allen, Splunk Integrate Tech to Develop Analytics-Based Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has entered into a partnership with Splunk in efforts to develop an integrated analytics-based cybersecurity service that utilizes data and insights from the companies’ technology platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Splunk said Tuesday the team has launched a private beta version of Booz …

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