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Army Dishes Out $250M to Contractors for Cloud Services

The U.S. Army has awarded a $249.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for cloud computing services to a group of contractors in support of the Army’s program executive office for enterprise information systems, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Winning companies include: Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) HP Enterprise Services …

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Altegrity Names New CEO for Kroll Ontrack Subsidiary

Altegrity Inc. has appointed Dean Hager president and CEO of its Kroll Ontrack subsidiary, Altegrity announced today. Hager will report to Altegrity CEO Sharon Rowlands. Hager previously served as an executive at Lawson Software Inc., where he worked for 13 years. Prior to joining Lawson, he was a senior program …

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Lockheed Shareholders to Vote on Separating CEO, Chairman Duties

In a Dec. 19 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) indicated it has received several proposals from its shareholders for the company to separate the roles of CEO and chairman of the board of directors. Robert Stevens currently holds both positions at the company. Company shareholders will …

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‘Fierce’ Competition for New NATO Cyberwar Contract; US Firms Eye Foreign MKTs

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is collecting contract bids today from more than 300 companies across its 28 member nations to expand the alliance’s cybersecurity capabilities, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The initial award is for $42 million, but Daniel Michaels cited industry officials as saying a contract win …

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Final RFP for Navy NGEN Delayed, 2nd Draft RFP Coming Dec. 19

The U.S. Navy will not be releasing the final request for proposals for its next-generation enterprise network on Dec. 21 as it had previously scheduled. In a post Friday on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the Navy said it will instead release an update to its draft RFP on Dec. …

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Education Issues RFI for Contract, Purchasing Cloud System

The U.S. Education Department is seeking ideas on how to transfer several of its system to cloud computing, according to a request for information posted Nov. 18. The RFI asks for ideas for how to implement infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service for the department’s central automated processing system, known as EDCAPS. The …

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CSC Wins $144M IDIQ to Provide IT Services in Naval Command’s Far East Region

The Naval Supply Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk has awarded Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $144 million. CSC reported the contract calls for the company to continue providing information technology services to the Naval Network Warfare Command in its Far East region. The contract is on a …

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GovCon Wire’s October M&A Activity Recap: Active Tech Sector, One Big Spinoff

The technology sector was one to watch in October’s merger and acquisition landscape, and a dominant player in the government contracting industry completed a significant transformation. GovCon Wire recorded 10 acquisitions in October and the first week of November, up from the eight we covered in September. Acquisitions IBM (NYSE: IBM) looked …

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GovCon Wire’s September M&A Activity Recap; Contractors Active Across Industry

While no clear sector focus dominated the merger and acquisition landscape in September, government contractors remained busy, closing on several interesting healthcare and cybersecurity deals and divesting some operations. The eight acquisitions GovCon Wire recorded were down from the 11 reported in August, but executive moves ramped up to seasonal …

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GovCon Wire’s August M&A Activity Recap; 7 of 11 Deals are for IT Specialists

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) may have made the biggest splashes in the acquisition market in August, announcing upcoming $12.5 billion and $11.7 billion cash purchases of Motorola Mobility and Autonomy Corp., respectively. But, government contractors were very active as well, making and announcing a steady clip of purchases and focusing particular …

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