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Report: Cisco Eyeing German, British Tech Partnerships

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 6, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) engaging in talks with Germany and the U.K. over potential technology partnerships that would focus on engineer training, network equipment testing and startup investments. Bloomberg cited Wednesday unnamed persons familiar with the negotiations as saying the …

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Phacil Adds Mehdi Cherqaoui, Bill Grabner, Mark Milleker, Andrew Cheney to Leadership Roles

Mehdi Cherqaoui, formerly vice president and corporate controller at PAE, has joined Phacil as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Phacil said Monday that Cherqaoui previously held financial management positions at URS Corp. (NYSE: URS), Apptis, KPMG and PwC. The Arlington, Virginia-based contractor also named William Grabner SVP of …

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June 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Advances, US Stocks Nudge Up After Greece News

The GovCon Index closed in positive territory for the second consecutive day Thursday with a gain of 0.485 points to 76.738. CNBC said U.S. stocks held onto gains made in the morning session despite investor worries over a Reuters report that quoted an International Monetary Fund spokesperson that said Greece and the …

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Rob Carey Joins Vencore as Navy, Marine Corps Programs VP; Mac Curtis Comments

Rob Carey, formerly public sector cybersecurity chief at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), has joined Vencore as vice president of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps programs within the Chantilly, Va.-based company’s defense group. He will be responsible for Vencore’s systems integration, research and data analytics business for Navy and Marine Corps …

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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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David Wajsgras: Raytheon Eyes Portfolio Growth with New Cyber Tech Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 5, 2015 — David Wajsgras, president of the intelligence, information and services division at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), said the company expects the newly launched Global Cyber Solutions Center to help grow its cyber risk management portfolio, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The cyber hub, which opened in Sterling, …

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May 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rise After Fed Minutes Release

The GovCon Index closed in positive territory Wednesday with a gain of 0.108 points to 75.543 on a day that saw investors react to the release of the Federal Reserve‘s April meeting minutes. Fed leaders expressed doubt over the possibility of an interest rate hike by June and U.S. stocks traded after those minutes went public but …

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20 Companies Win Spots on $8B NETCENTS-2 Infrastructure Services IDIQ

Twenty companies have landed spots on a potential $7.9 billion contract to provide network operations and infrastructure support services across the U.S. Air Force enterprise. Contractors will compete to perform work during the three-year ordering period for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program, the Defense Department said Friday. The …

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May 18 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed slightly down Friday to 75.148 for a change of 0.078 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.11 percent to 18, 272.56, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index gained 0.04 percent to 2, 122.02 and the NASDAQ composite index lost 0.05 percent to 5, 048.29. Top Percentage Gainers   Company   …

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May 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Down in a Mixed Market

The GovCon Index closed slightly down Friday to 75.148 off 0.079 percent. The S&P 500 Index reached a second day of record closing in spite of consumer confidence falling reported Bloomberg. US Markets closed mixed with minor changes from the day prior. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.11 percent to …

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