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Rick McGeer to Head HP Navy, Marine Corps Tech Promotion

Dr. Rick McGeer, formerly a principal scientist and research manager at HP Labs (NYSE: HPQ), has been appointed to serve as a distinguished technologist for HP Enterprise Services‘ U.S. public sector group. McGeer will focus primarily on the group’s Navy and Marine Corps accounts and promote HP technologies, techniques and approaches to customers, the …

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Invertix, Near Infinity Complete Merger; Art Hurtado Comments

Technology firms Invertix and Near Infinity have merged to become Altamira Technologies Corporation, led by President and CEO Art Hurtado. Hurtado said Tuesday that the rebranded company will “seek to deepen and align our core capabilities around emerging requirements in big data, cyber, analytics and mobility” for customers in spaces including …

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Unisys to Move Interior Dept’s Financial, Business Mgmt System Into Cloud

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential $44 million contract to move the Interior Department’s financial and business management system into a cloud computing environment. DOI’s FBMS is based on SAP’s enterprise resource planning software, which the department uses to account for its revenue and expenditures, Unisys said Tuesday. The …

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Jane Snowdon Named IBM Federal Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Jane Snowdon, a 17-year veteran of IBM Research (NYSE: IBM), has been appointed to the newly-created position of chief innovation officer for the company’s U.S. federal business unit, Information Week reports. Elena Malykhina writes she will be responsible for developing big data, cloud computing and mobile strategies for government …

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Interior Dept Picks 10 for $10B Cloud IDIQ

Ten companies have won positions on a potential 10-year $10 billion cloud computing services contract with the Interior Department, Federal Times reported Thursday. Nicole Johnson writes the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity includes three base years and seven option years through 2023. Contractors will compete to provide cloud storage, file transfer, database and Web …

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NASA Kicking Off Potential $14B Enterprise-Wide IT Vehicle

NASA is set to put out a preliminary request for a potential $14 billion information technology acquisition contract focused on cloud-based computing services, hardware, storage systems and peripherals. The draft request for proposals for the seven-year Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract will be released this week, with the final …

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Jim Freund Assumes Intelligent Decisions Strategy, Planning VP Role; Harry Martin Comments

Jim Freund, a 21-year Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) veteran and director for collaboration and smart solutions, has joined Intelligent Decisions as vice president of strategy and planning for enterprise sales. Freund will oversee the company’s offerings in cloud, collaboration, remote expert, virtualization and bring-your-own-device as the company aims to grow in the …

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Kay Kapoor Joins AT&T As Govt Services President

Kay Kapoor, former CEO of Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN), has joined AT&T (NYSE: T) as president of the government solutions unit. The 25-year government contracting and technology veteran will lead a team of nearly 4, 000 employees that provide information technology and professional services to federal agencies, AT&T said …

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