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Steven Picot Named Vion Federal Sales VP; Tom Frana Comments

Steven Picot, an eight year Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) veteran and its former operations director, has joined Vion Corp. as vice president of federal sales. The former U.S. Marine Corps captain will lead all federal sales activities for the Herndon, Va.-based storage and server provider, Vion said Wednesday. “We are elated …

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Cubic Acquires NextBus Inc. for $21M; Steve Shewmaker Comments

Cubic Transportation Systems (NYSE: CUB) has acquired NextBus Inc. from real-time passenger information systems company Webtech Wireless Inc. for a total of $21 million, subject to the terms of the purchase agreement. “As part of the Cubic family, NextBus will have the additional resources and capabilities to expand more rapidly while adding …

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Microsoft Names Leigh Madden AF Programs Lead

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has appointed Leigh Madden director of U.S. Air Force programs within the company’s federal business. He will oversee the company’s Air Force account team unit and said in a statement that he will help the branch navigate landscape and budget challenges as a strategic partner, according to …

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URS Team to Manage Radioactive Waste on Potential $1B Contract; Robert Zaist Comments

A URS Corp.-led (NYSE: URS) team has won a potential $1.3 billion Energy Department contract to operate a radioactive waste isolation pilot plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico. The San Francisco-based company said the Nuclear Waste Partnership subsidiary will start work Oct. 1 under the potential 10-year contract, which has five …

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‘Fierce’ Competition for New NATO Cyberwar Contract; US Firms Eye Foreign MKTs

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is collecting contract bids today from more than 300 companies across its 28 member nations to expand the alliance’s cybersecurity capabilities, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The initial award is for $42 million, but Daniel Michaels cited industry officials as saying a contract win …

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BAE to Provide Maintenance of USNS Henry J. Kaiser

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems‘ ship repair business a contract for a 55-day regular overhaul and dry-docking of fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser. Major work items will also include: Cargo tank preservation Performing 54, 000-hour engine maintenance Replacing the gyro system, fan room steel and exhaust outlet pipe deck …

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Former DynCorp SVP Craig Reed Moves to Altamont Capital Partners as Senior Advisor

Former DynCorp International senior vice president for strategy and corporate development Craig Reed has been appointed as a senior advisor for Altamont Capital Partners. Reed has primary responsibility for the firm’s aerospace, defense and government services investments. ACP is a San Francisco Bay area-based private equity firm with $500 million in capital. …

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Black Box Acquires Telecommunications Firm PS Technologies

Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX) has acquired videoconferencing technology firm PS Technologies. Black Box said the acquisition will expand its presence in the enterprise video communications market, where it will reach healthcare and government clients. Ohio-based PS Tech has annual historical revenues of approximately $28 million. Its former president Leo Flotron will …

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Iron Bow to Enhance EPA Teleworking and Interagency Communications

Iron Bow Technologies has won a five-year contract to provide Cisco TelePresence hardware and services to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The systems allow high-definition face-to-face interaction and collaboration and will increase the EPA’s inter-agency interaction and communication and reduce recurring operating costs. The systems enable teleworking and will lower the EPA’s carbon footprint.

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SafeNet Exec Chris Holland to Present at Calif. Cloud Conference

Chris Holland, SafeNet‘s VP of software rights management, will present at the Software and Information Industry Association’s All About the Cloud Conference in San Francisco held May 25. In addition to Holland’s presentation “Understanding and Avoiding Four Common Pitfalls of Cloud Service Monetization, ” SafeNet will also showcase Sentinel Cloud …

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