Tag Archives: Cloud Computing

GDIT Wins Potential $64M Army CENTCOM Communications Contract

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) has won a potential $64.5 million contract to help the U.S. Army establish enterprise communications for U.S. Central Command. The company said its information technology unit received the five-year contract from the U.S. Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command. GDIT will provide information assurance, cyber security, engineering and …

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Army Seeking Interoperable Virtualization Storage Tool

The U.S. Army is seeking industry input as it moves towards awarding a contract for an interoperable virtualization storage product. The branch released a request for information Thursday for a total storage solution for technology infrastructure used by Defense Department and Army organizations. The system’s capacity currently stands at 672 terabytes through multiple …

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Xerox to Support Texas Cloud Systems on $848M Contract

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) won an $848 million contract to provide statewide cloud-based services in Texas, the company announced Monday. The company will help the Department of Information Resources create secure cloud computing-based services by consolidating the state’s data centers under the eight-year contract. The contract will provide more than 500 jobs …

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TASC Reports $1.6B in FY 2011 Intel Contracts

TASC Inc. won more than $1.6 billion in contract awards during fiscal year 2011 to provide engineering and technology support to the intelligence community. The award value comprises 60 percent of the company’s annual revenue and reflects both base years and exercised option years, the company said in a Friday …

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VA Wants Email, Office Software in Cloud Computing

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to move email and office software to cloud computing, according to a request for information posted Friday. The VA said it wants use the Cloud-Based Office Automation and Collaboration Pilot to implement automated and interoperable cloud-based office software. The VA plans for the pilot …

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Interior Dept. Taking Proposals for Cloud Email, Collaboration Service

The U.S. Interior Department is accepting proposals to provide cloud-based email and collaboration services, according to a FedBizOpps post Tuesday. The department said it is looking to award a fixed-price contract with one base year and six one-year options. The department released a request for information in January and said …

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CSC Names 27-Year IBM Veteran Mike Lawrie CEO

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has appointed Mike Lawrie president and CEO, effective no later than March 31, CSC announced Tuesday. Lawrie, currently CEO of UK-based financial services software firm Misys, will also join CSC’s board of directors, effectively immediately. Lawrie will succeed Michael Laphen, who announced his plan to …

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Interior Issues RFI for Cloud Based Email System

The Interior Department‘s acquisition services directorate is seeking a cloud email and collaboration service, according to a posting on the government’s federal business opportunities site. The department wants to standardize all 92, 000 of its personnel on a common e-mail platform and expects to issue a request for proposals on …

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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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Raytheon Purchases Md. Cybersecurity, Enterprise Architecture Developer

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has acquired Columbia, Md.-based cybersecurity, enterprise architecture and systems engineering firm Henggeler Computer Consultants for an undisclosed amount. Raytheon’s announcement said the company does not expect the deal to affect total sales or earnings per share in its 2012 fiscal year. It is Raytheon’s second cybersecurity purchase …

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