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ManTech Inks $180M Deal for InfoZen in Federal Civilian Market Push; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has agreed to buy Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology platforms provider InfoZen through a $180 million cash transaction that would grow ManTech’s managed cloud services and information technology offerings for the federal civilian market. The companies expect to close the deal in October, subject to approval under the …

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Manish Parikh: BAE Intell & Security Sector Eyes Cloud, Cyber, Data Analytics Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — Manish Parikh, vice president of business development and strategy for BAE Systems‘ U.S. operations, has said cloud computing, cyber hardening and data analytics are the key technology areas that present growth opportunities for the company’s intelligence and security sector. “The future of our business …

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SAIC Teams With Vazata to Offer FedRAMP-Certified Cloud Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will collaborate with Vazata to offer a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certified cloud technology to government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Vazata said Wednesday it will serve as the exclusive operations provider of the Virtual Secure Cloud Platform for …

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Microsoft Offers Network Performance Monitor Tool on Azure Government Cloud-Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 7, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has added its Network Performance Monitor tool for checking hybrid network connectivity as part of the Azure Government Cloud-Virginia platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Sarah Weldon, Azure program manager at Microsoft, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that NPM will work to …

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IBM Lands $135M Recompete Contract for Army Cloud, Cognitive Computing Services; Lisa Mascolo Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured a potential $135 million contract to extend cloud services, software development and cognitive computing support for U.S. Army‘s Logistics Support Activity. The company said Wednesday it will provide managed services, apply risk management framework security controls to LOGSA’s information technology enterprise and help the Army predict vehicle maintenance issues under …

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BAE-Microsoft Team Offers Cloud-Based Services to Support IC Analysis, Mission Planning

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2017 — BAE Systems has partnered with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to provide Office 365 software and services to intelligence agencies under the Intelligence Community Desktop Environment program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Jonathan Morse, director of business architecture at BAE Systems Inc., wrote in an article published Aug. 15 that …

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Qualys’ Mike Poulos: Automation-Based Continuous Monitoring Key to Agencies’ Cybersecurity Efforts

Mike Poulos, technical director of U.S. federal operations at California-based cloud security services provider Qualys (Nasdaq: QLYS), has said federal agencies should develop a continuous monitoring program in order to protect their information technology infrastructure amid the increasing number of cyber threats. Poulos wrote that such a program should be based …

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Military, DOJ Turn to Hybrid Cloud to Support Field Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said the military services under the Defense Department as well as the Justice Department utilize hybrid cloud to support operations amid security challenges associated with data centers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. WTOP reported Wednesday that …

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CSRA to Test AWS Cloud-Based HR Management System for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will utilize Amazon Web Services‘ (Nasdaq: AMZN) cloud platform to assess a new integrated pay and personnel system for the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Navy granted CSRA an interim authorization to conduct a field test of the commercial …

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CA Technologies Earns ‘FedRAMP Ready’ Status for Project & Portfolio Mgmt Offering

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has received a FedRAMP Ready designation for its cloud-based project and portfolio management platform under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Vinod Peris, senior vice president of engineering in CA Technologies’ Agile management business unit, wrote in …

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