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Phyllis Schneck Officially Named DHS Cyber Undersecretary

Phyllis Schneck, global public sector vice president and chief technology officer at McAfee,  since 2009, has officially been appointed deputy homeland security undersecretary for cybersecurity. She will work to help further develop the government’s ability to protect information systems and networks of national interest,  Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Monday. …

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Jill Tummler Singer Appointed Deep Water Point Partner; Howard Seeger Comments

Jill Tummler Singer, formerly the National Reconnaissance Office’s chief information officer, has joined Deep Water Point LLC as a partner. Singer will leverage her 27 years of service in the government and private sectors and work with customers in pursuing contracts with the intelligence community, Deep Water Point said Thursday. …

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90+ Contractors Show Interest in DISA’s $450M Cloud Procurement

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s $450 million commercial cloud contract drew several contractors and service providers to its presolicitation conference on July 12, Nextgov reported Monday. Bob Brewin writes 159 representatives from 92 companies attended the conference, with Amazon Web Services, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) sending six delegates each. In …

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Army Awards 6 Spots on $494M IT Products, Services Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded a potential $494 million contract to six companies for information technology hardware, software and integration services. Eighteen bids were submitted to the Army through the Internet for the Information Technology Enterprise Solution-2 vehicle, the Defense Department said Friday. Contracts will compete for task orders under …

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Denise Ho Lippuner Joins Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Facing Team as Financial Mgmt Advisory Head

Denise Ho Lippuner, a former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has been appointed partner for the global public sector business at Grant Thornton LLP. Lippuner will direct financial management advisory services and brings previous leadership experience as a managing associate and collaborator at several companies, Grant Thornton said Friday. “She co-authored …

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HP-Led Team Wins Potential $3.4B NGEN Program

The Defense Department has made the highly-anticipated announcement of the contracting team that will build the potential $3.4 billion dollar Next Generation Enterprise Network for the Navy and Marine Corps over up to five years. HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) will lead a team comprising of AT&T (NYSE: T), IBM …

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Abe Peled, Simon Bax Join Inmarsat Board

Abe Peled and Simon Bax have been appointed non-executive directors to Inmarsat‘s board, effective immediately. Peled becomes a member of the nominations committee while Bax joins the remuneration committee, Inmarsat said Tuesday. Peled currently serves as senior vice president of Cisco‘s (NASDAQ: CSCO) video and collaboration group and advises U.K.-based Permira …

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Carlos Otal to Head Grant Thornton Public Sector Financial Mgmt Services

Carlos Otal, who joined Grant Thornton in 2005, has been appointed managing partner of financial management advisory and audit services for the firm’s global public sector practice. Otal will oversee the firm’s financial management services for federal, state, local and international government customers, Grant Thornton said Tuesday. He has led financial …

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Interior Dept Picks 10 for $10B Cloud IDIQ

Ten companies have won positions on a potential 10-year $10 billion cloud computing services contract with the Interior Department, Federal Times reported Thursday. Nicole Johnson writes the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity includes three base years and seven option years through 2023. Contractors will compete to provide cloud storage, file transfer, database and Web …

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Jim Finn Joins CSC As Corporate Comm VP

Jim Finn, a former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has joined Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) as vice president of corporate communications. Finn will be based in CSC’s Falls Church, Va. headquarters and report to Peter Allen, executive VP of global sales and marketing, PRWeek US reports. Brittaney Kiefer writes Finn …

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