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DLT Appoints New CTO, VPs in Series of Exec Moves; Alan Marc Smith Comments

DLT Solutions has made a series of leadership changes that aims to help meet the demand of government clients for cloud, big data, development operations and cybersecurity platforms. “The recent DLT executive appointments are just one of several investments we made this year to continue to make government IT procurement …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015: GovCon Index Mirrors US Markets’ Wild Ride & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world has been captivated over the last 10 days by the frenzied selloff in global stock markets then subsequent rebound over the past two days and government …

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CSC Wins FAA Cloud Services Contract

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a 10-year, $109 million contract with options to deploy cloud services at the Federal Aviation Administration’s data center, Washington Technology reported Thursday. Nick Wakeman writes the FAA intends to consolidate the data center environment for its headquarters and other facilities in nine regions. CSC …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015: Sequestration Discussion Resurfaces, American Systems’ Latest Acquisition & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The specter of potential sequestration cuts in fiscal year 2016 — which starts Sept. 30 — surfaced again this week in a letter signed by all 46 Democratic …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015

Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Two of the Defense Department’s top civilian leaders traveled to Silicon Valley this week for discussions with a new arm of the Pentagon started earlier this year …

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July 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down On Tech Stock Performance

The GovCon Index trailed down following the U.S. markets to close at 76.057, a loss of 0.086 points. Apple (Nasdaq: APPL),  Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) all turned in disappointing results; pulling down the NASDAQ composite index reported by Bloomberg. A rally in bank stocks helped stem off a steeper decline in …

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July 21 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Plunge on Earnings Results

The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board declines in U.S. stock markets Tuesday with a loss of 1.302 percent to close at 76.143. Investors reacted negatively to earnings reports from blue chip stocks such as IBM (NYSE: IBM), United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) that either missed forecasts by many market analysts or …

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Kelley DeConciliis Joins Remote Medical Int’l as Federal Systems VP

Kelley DeConciliis, formerly vice president of federal systems CliniComp International, has joined global medical logistics provider Remote Medical International in the same capacity. DeConciliis will manage operations related to the company’s $95 million contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development and oversee federal accounts and operations at its Washington-based office, the company …

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John Oberon Joins Cisco as Internet of Things Software VP

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 5, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Thursday on John Oberon assuming the post of vice president for Internet of Things software platforms at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO). Oberon was general manager and engineering VP for Intel company Mashery prior to joining Cisco, and also worked for Intuit …

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