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Booz Allen to Receive VA Contract for Cloud Platform to Manage Mobile Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 23, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will work with the Department of Veterans Affairs to build a cloud-based mobile application management platform as replacement for existing infrastructure under a potential $9.8M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. VA’s Technology Acquisition Center said in a FedBizOpps notice posted …

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SAP’s Tom Padgett, Laura Grant: Agencies Should Pick Cloud Partners Committed to Security, Innovation

Tom Padgett and Laura Grant of SAP (NYSE: SAP) have said agencies should partner with a cloud service provider with a capability to innovate and offer security. Grant and Padgett wrote about the potential benefits to agencies of handing the responsibility to innovate to cloud providers. “By shifting that responsibility …

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McAleese & Associates: Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Readiness, Info Management

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on Navy Secretary Richard Spencer‘s speech at the Surface Navy Association’s Annual National Symposium. Spencer, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said at the SNA event that the Navy needs a sense of urgency and to ramp up speed and rate of change to address …

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Wells Fargo Securities: IBM to Release 2018 Q4 Results, Initial 2019 Guidance

A Wells Fargo Securities report says IBM (NYSE: IBM) is scheduled to release on Tuesday its fourth-quarter results for 2018 and initial guidance for 2019. According to the report released Friday, shareholders of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) approved a deal for IBM to acquire the Raleigh, N.C.-based software company for approximately …

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Nicolas Nowinski Joins ViON as IT, Security VP; Tom Frana Quoted

Nicolas Nowinski, formerly a technical architect at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), has joined ViON as vice president of information technology and security. “Nicolas understands how best to blend IT with business strategy, which is an important set of skills that mirrors how our customers and all modern organizations are approaching IT,” Tom …

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Microsoft Intros Outlook Mobile With Updated Architecture for DoD, Gov’t Cloud Compliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 17, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled an updated architecture for its Outlook mobile application in line with the security requirements of U.S. federal government and military customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Outlook for iOS and Android is now built on “native” Microsoft …

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BAE to Expand Presence With Planned Office at Georgia Cyber Center; Peder Jungck Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — The U.S. arm of BAE Systems aims to establish a new innovation hub in Georgia that will be housed at the state’s Augusta-based cyber complex as part of efforts to expand its presence in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday BAE Systems Inc. …

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Kelly Nelson Named ViON Business Operations VP; Tom Frana Quoted

Kelly Nelson, a 19-year ViON veteran, has been named vice president of business operations at the Herndon, Va.-based cloud service provider. Nelson will focus on enhancing the sales organization throughout ViON by supporting the entire sales lifecycle, billing and working with suppliers to ensure customers receive everything they need, ViON …

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Proofpoint’s Tony D’Angelo: IT Modernization Could Help Agencies Shift Security Efforts to Users

Tony D’Angelo, vice president of federal business at Proofpoint (Nasdaq: PFPT), has said cloud migration and other information technology modernization initiatives provide agencies an opportunity to redirect their cybersecurity focus toward efforts aimed at protecting users from cyber threats. Agencies allocate only 8 percent of their cybersecurity budgets on email …

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Kratos Reports $65M in Additional Space, Satcom Program Pipeline; Phil Carrai Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will work on several space and satellite communications programs with U.S. and other defense customers via an estimated $65M in new contract wins, options and renewals, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Dec. 31 it will supply …

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