Press Releases

DHS Extends Contract for Data Center Providers CSC, HP

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 3, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Computer Science Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and HP (NYSE: HPQ) being awarded contract extensions to provide data center support to the Department of Homeland Security. The two task orders fall under the agency’s Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions …

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Ed Sheehan: TLCM-OST Recognition Highlights Marine Corps, CTC Teamwork

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 3, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Tuesday on Concurrent Technologies Corp.’s web-based enterprise lifecycle management and decision support tool being named a finalist for the Supply Chain Innovation Award. CTC said Friday it developed the Total Life Cycle Management-Operational Support Tool for U.S. Marine Corps leadership. …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Moves Closer to Global Aircraft Tracking with NEXT

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 3, 2015 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has installed an Aireon air traffic surveillance payload onto a NEXT satellite for deployment using ADS-B receivers from space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The integration of the Aireon hosted payload to the satellite platform is a major milestone for Aireon, …

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Boeing Company Spectrolab Names Tony Mueller as New President

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 2, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Monday on Boeing (NYSE: BA) company Spectrolab naming Tony Mueller as president of the space solar cells and panels firm. Mueller is a 20-year veteran in program management, satellite design and manufacturing who comes into the new role from a …

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Stan Sword Joins QTS As Chief People Officer

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 2, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Monday on QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) announcing Stan Sword as its new chief people officer with focus on retention and recruitment operations. “We are powered by our people, they are the key differentiation in delivering a premium customer experience, …

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Otto Berkes Assumes CTO Role at CA Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 2, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Monday on CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) announcing Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) veteran Otto Berkes as its new chief technology officer. Berkes comes to CA Tech from HBO, where he led enterprise technology operations and oversaw development of the company’s online streaming service, after …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Secures $46M Navy Sub Maintenance Planning Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 2, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat securing $46.4 million U.S. Navy contract to help plan the maintenance and modernization work on the Los Angeles-class USS Montpelier nuclear-powered submarine. The work, with a potential to reach $259.6 million if all …

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Mike Leff: NS2020, EIS ‘Well Aligned to Where Industry is Headed ‘

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 2, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Mike Leff, AT&T (NYSE: T) Government Solutions vice president for civilian government business, indicating the General Services Administration’s $50 billion, 15-year Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecom contract as “well aligned” with the changing landscape and requirements of the industry. Leff …

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Verizon Public Sector Cloud Offers On-Demand Option

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 1, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Verizon (NYSE: VZ) adding an on-demand pay-as-you-go option to its public sector infrastructure-as-a-service cloud offering. The new option to Enterprise Cloud: Federal Edition, granted a FedRAMP authority to operate in November 2014, works to provide support for variable workloads and …

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Red Hat, Tata Team for Network Function Virtualization Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 1, 2015 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has partnered with Tata Consultancy Services of India to provide an OpenStack-based orchestration and test tool for network function virtualization services. The framework will work to hasten service design verification, orchestration, functionality and configuration of NFV services, Tata said Wednesday. “The …

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