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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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HP Navy-Marines Intranet Equipment, Software Contract Now $6B

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) has won a $1.2 billion contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue providing infrastructure and computer software for the internal Navy-Marine Corps Intranet. The modification would increase the ceiling value of a previously-awarded contract from $4.9 to $6.1 billion, according to the Wednesday FedBizOpps …

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VA Picking Up To Three Small Firms For $5B IT Products Award

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to award up to three companies positions on a potential $5 billion contract for information technology products, the Washington Post reports. For this award, Kathleen Miller writes the VA will reserve prime positions for companies that have up to 150 employees on staff. Jo …

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Fluor Names 30-Year Vet John Hopkins NuScale Power CEO; David Seaton Comments

Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) has appointed 28-year company veteran John Hopkins succeed the retiring Paul Lorenzini as chairman and CEO of NuScale Power, which Fluor holds a majority stake in. Fluor said Hopkins, currently group executive for corporate development and new ventures, will move over to NuScale in March 2013 and …

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Former GTSI CEO Sterling Phillips Joins USIS as Chief Executive, President; Sharon Rowlands Comments

Altegrity has appointed former GTSI CEO Sterling Phillips to serve as chief executive and president for its USIS subsidiary, effective Jan. 1, 2013. USIS said Phillips will report to Altegrity CEO Sharon Rowlands and hold overall responsibility for USIS’ investigative services division and global security solutions division, comprised of nearly 6, …

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CMS Awards up to $15B to Upgrade & Manage Data Centers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded  a number of contracts that could add up to $15 billion in the next 10 years, for the management of its data center operations. According to a NextGov article, contractors for the “virtual data center operation” indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contracts include Accenture Federal …

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Experian Names Barbara Rivera North American Public Sector Head; Scott Waldron Comments

Experian has appointed Barbara Rivera president and general manager of its public sector business, the company announced Tuesday. She will report to Scott Waldron,  Experian’s president of vertical markets, on the business’ progress in delivering data and analytics to federal, state and local government clients. She has previously worked with firms …

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Army Awarding Up To $5B for IT Equipment

The U.S. Army is seeking contractors to provide the branch information technology equipment in support of its enterprise infrastructure and infrastructure goals, an Army contracting notice says. According to Washington Technology, the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 3- Hardware contract is potentially worth $5 billion to all awardees over five years. …

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