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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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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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US Navy Awards $544M Software License Renewal BPA to Insight Public Sector

Insight Public Sector has won a potential $543.72 million contract to renew the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ software assurance and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses. The blanket purchase agreement covers a one-year base period and two one-year options, the Defense Department said Friday. Insight Public Sector will perform the …

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Carl Buising Joins ManTech’s Federal Health IT Unit as Chief Medical Officer; Daniel Keefe Comments

Dr. Carl Buising, formerly federal chief medical officer at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has joined ManTech International’s (NASDAQ: MANT) federal health information technology division as chief medical officer. The certified physician will bring his two decades of health IT and medicine experience to his current role and help ManTech promote the adoption …

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April 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, Tech Earnings News Lifts US Stocks

The GovCon Index fell for the second consecutive day Friday to close down 0.238 points at 75.901 and end the week with a 1.16 percent gain from the previous five-day trading period. Corporate financial reports from Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) helped send U.S. markets into nominal positive territory despite continued concern …

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EMC Buys Encryption Provider CloudLink; Chad Sakac Comments

EMC (NYSE: EMC) has bought security provider CloudLink for an undisclosed amount in a move to address data security requirements of clients, CRN reported Friday. Matt Brown writes Ottawa, Canada-based CloudLink will form part of EMC’s federation enterprise hybrid cloud and continue its membership in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. Chad …

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Potomac Officers Club Talks Information Security, Public-Private Collaborations at 2015 Cyber Summit

The state of federal cybersecurity, policies and programs either currently in place or under development and potential points of collaboration for government and business in computer network defense were the key points of discussion at the Potomac Officers Club‘s “2015 Cyber Summit” Thursday in McLean, Va. More than 200 executives from …

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Wes Anderson Chosen to Wash100 for Global IT Leadership

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 13, 2015 – Wes Anderson, vice president of worldwide public sector services at Microsoft, has been elected into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his global leadership in the information technology sector. The Wash100 is the premier group of …

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January 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks 1%, Durable Goods Orders Fall in December

The GovCon Index reflected a sell-off in U.S. stock markets to record a decline of 1.301 percent — or 0.918 points — to close at 75.529. Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) — the index’s largest gainer for the day — saw its stock price jump 2.36 percent to 30.32 per share after it said its merger with …

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