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Akamai’s Tom Ruff: Agencies Should Adopt Agile Tech As Part of Cyber ‘Defense-In-Depth Strategy’

Tom Ruff, vice president of public sector at Cambridge, Massachusetts-based content delivery network and cloud services provider Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said government agencies should establish a comprehensive “defense-in-depth strategy” to protect networks from distributed denial-of-service attacks, cross-site scripting and other cyber threats. Ruff wrote such a strategy seeks …

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John Borghard: CA Technologies’ Public Sector Business Eyes Cyber, DevOps, Agile in 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 3, 2017 — John Borghard, senior vice president for public sector sales at CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA), has said the company’s projects with government in 2017 will focus on the areas of cybersecurity, agile and DevOps. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Tuesday that CA will work to leverage …

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Booz Allen Completes Aquilent Purchase to Expand Digital Footprint

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has concluded its acquisition of Aquilent, also known as eGov Holdings, as part of efforts to grow digital service offerings for the federal sector. Both companies first announced the $250 million deal in November and Booz Allen said Tuesday it estimates that Laurel, Maryland-based Aquilent will contribute nearly $20 million to fiscal …

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Gary Wang, Peter O’Donoghue Join Unisys Federal as VPs; PV Puvvada Comments

Gary Wang, a former chief technology officer at IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Peter O’Donoghue, a former vice president at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), will serve as VPs within Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business. Wang will oversee Unisys Federal‘s cloud-related products as VP for cloud and infrastructure services while O’Donoghue will be responsible for the organization’s application modernization efforts …

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Booz Allen Inks $250M Deal for Aquilent in Digital Business Growth Push

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has agreed to buy Laurel, Maryland-based digital services contractor Aquilent for approximately $250 million in a push to grow technology offerings, talent pipeline and citizen-focused digital services. Booz Allen said Tuesday the deal aims further the McLean, Virginia-based company’s efforts to integrate consulting and technical expertise to help customers implement cloud, mobile and modular platforms with …

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Air Force Wants Small Biz Partners for New $950M ‘Agile’ Cyber Tech Program

The U.S. Air Force plans to implement a potential $950 million follow-on contract vehicle for cyber technology development support services to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s information directorate. The Agile Cyber Technology 2 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is open to small businesses and encompasses rapid hardware and software development, design, prototyping, demonstration, scenario development, experimentation, evaluation, integration, …

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InfoZen to Support DHS’ DevOps Integration Program Under $208M Deal; Raj Ananthanpillai Comments

Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology services provider InfoZen has secured a potential $208 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to help DHS carry out its Support Platform Engineering and DevOps Integration program. InfoZen said Monday the DHS’ U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office of IT program aims to increase the efficiency and security …

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Booz Allen Named ICAgile Member Corporate Organization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2016 — The International Consortium for Agile has added Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as a member corporate organization to support the agile certification and accreditation body’s programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will collaborate with ICAgile on the latter’s learning roadmap and training providers of accredited courses. …

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Mac Curtis: Vencore to Deliver Software Dev’t Services Via GSA 18F’s Agile BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2016 — Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, has said the company’s position on the $25 million Agile Delivery Services blanket purchase agreement works to support its efforts to deliver software development services based on agile practices, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the Agile …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman: DevOps a Tool for Innovation, Agile Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2016 — Casey Coleman, vice president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal civilian business group, believes that DevOps can drive efficiency and agility in federal information technology as agencies work toward IT modernization, ExecutiveGov reported Thursday. “As federal agencies modernize their applications and migrate their IT services …

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