Search Results for: AM General

Tom Anderson-led effort lands CSC $29 million contract from Dept. of Education

On Wednesday, CSC announced that the U.S. Department of Education (DoE) awarded the company a contract that supports the agency’s Education Resources Information Center (ERIC). The new agreement has a contract value of up to $29 million. Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will operate the ERIC online digital …

Read More »

Cisco acquiring mobile infrastructure solutions leader Starrent Networks for $2.9 billion

Yesterday, it was announced that Cisco is to acquire Starent Networks, a leading supplier of IP-based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay $35 per share in cash in exchange for each share of Starent Networks and assume outstanding equity …

Read More »

ACS contracted to modernize South Carolina’s child support payment processing

Today, Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS) announced that it has been awarded a contract from the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) to manage and operate the state’s child support payment processing center. The program will begin in October 2011 as a pilot in a small number of South …

Read More »

Army contracts BAE Systems for state-of-the-art howitzers

Yesterday, BAE Systems announced that it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive & Armaments Command for the procurement and fabrication of five prototype M109A6 Paladin Integrated Management (PIM) self-propelled howitzer vehicles and two prototype M992A2 Field Artillery Ammunition Support Vehicles (FAASV). The value of the …

Read More »

Boeing reaches milestone in work for Australian Defence Force

Yesterday, Boeing Defence Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, announced the successful introduction into service of its Modernized High Frequency Communication System (MHFCS) for Australian Defence Force (ADF) operations. The MHFCS provides the ADF with a communication system to securely transmit voice and data services such as …

Read More »

Northrop Grumman to improve warfighter support for Air Force

On Wednesday, Northrop Grumman agreed to terms with the U.S. Air Force Global Logistics Center (AFGLSC) to establish a strategic supplier relationship management (SSRM) team to improve support to the nation’s warfighters through improved and more effective sustainment processes. Northrop Grumman and AFGLSC will both work to reduce costs and …

Read More »

SAIC receives $49M delivery order from Air Force

Earlier this week, SAIC announced that it has received a delivery order from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to provide technical analysis and risk assessments in support of SMC’s Independent Readiness Review Team (IRRT). The total value of the order could exceed $49 million. Under …

Read More »

Jim Payne joins Telcordia

Last week, telecommunications software and services company Telcordia announced the appointment of James F.X. Payne as its senior vice president and general manager of National Security and Cyber Infrastructure, and Advanced Technology Solutions. Respected in the high technology Federal market, Payne will lead the charge on identifying critical issues surrounding …

Read More »

Citrix designated NetScaler® “leader” by Gartner

On Friday, Citrix Systems announced that it has has been evaluated and positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant in the 2009 Application Delivery Controllers Magic Quadrant*  report. The report evaluates NetScaler®, a key component of the company’s virtualization, networking and cloud computing strategy. According to Gartner, the definition …

Read More »

CA launches “Day One” support for z/OS® V1.11

On Friday, CA announced the launch of “Day One” support for z/OS® V1.11 for its mainframe management software solutions, continuing its history of timing its solutions to coincide with new releases of IBM® System z® operating systems. CA is supporting IBM z/OS V1.11 across more than 165 mainframe management solutions …

Read More »