Tag Archives: 2019 Wash100

Leidos Strikes $1.65B Cash Deal for Dynetics; Roger Krone Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has agreed to acquire Huntsville, Ala.-based technology services contractor Dynetics for approximately $1.65B in cash to further build up its position in the intelligence, civil and defense markets. "The addition of Dynetics will significantly increase our capabilities for rapid prototyping and agile system integration and production, enhancing our overall offerings and services to customers," said Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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Raytheon, Red Hat Form DevSecOps Software Dev’t Partnership; Paul Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) embarked on a joint project to develop a cross-domain application that would support unclassified-level software development and accelerate classified environment deployment, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 14.

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Roger Krone, Carey Smith, John Heller Named to 2020 PSC Board Leadership Posts

Federal contracting industry veterans Roger Krone, Carey Smith and John Heller have been elected to serve in key leadership positions on the Professional Services Council's board of directors next year. "With the experience and knowledge of Roger, Carey and John, we will continue to advance our industry in helping serve our government customers and the American people," said David Berteau, president and CEO of PSC and a two-time Wash100 awardee.

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Red Hat Gets NIST Recertification for ‘Enterprise Linux’ Operating System; Paul Smith Quoted

Red Hat operating system offering has earned recertification that validates the platform's capacity to process sensitive information in line with National Institute of Standards and Technology requirements. Red Hat said Tuesday it renewed Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 cryptography certification for the Enterprise Linux 7.6 software.

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McAleese & Associates Outlines Four Key Themes From Ellen Lord’s Pentagon Briefing

Jim McAleese, founder of McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 awardee, highlights in a new report four primary messages from Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord at a press briefing Friday, including the launch of the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program in January.

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Nazzic Keene: SAIC Targets Multiple Gov’t Market Areas to Drive Growth

Nazzic Keene, CEO of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said that mission engineering, technology modernization and space systems market opportunities can provide a catalyst for long-tern SAIC growth, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday.

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