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Preferred Systems Solutions Buys GSM in Intell Market Expansion Push; Fred Funk Comments

Tysons Corner, Virginia-based government services contractor Preferred Systems Solutions has purchased software engineering company GSM Consulting for an undisclosed sum in a move PSS said aims to grow its footprint in the intelligence community. Leesburg-headquartered GSM was founded in 2008 and says its work for government agencies includes application development, analytics, cloud …

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AWS Exec Max Peterson: Cloud Market to Create 14M Jobs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30,  2015 — Max Peterson, a general manager at the worldwide public sector business of Amazon Web Services (NYSE: AMZN), believes cloud computing will produce up to 14 million job opportunities this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BusinessNewsAsia reported Wednesday Peterson told the audience during his keynote speech at …

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ICF Lands $250M CDC Digital Media Support Contract

ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $250 million contract to provide digital media platforms and related support services for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and CDC partners. ICF said Monday it secured the flexible ordering agreement under the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 contract run …

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SageNet Buys Turnberry’s Cybersecurity Division; Daryl Woodard Comments

SageNet has purchased Turnberry Solutions’ cybersecurity division in an effort to grow in the payment card industry compliance and advanced threat protection services markets. SageNet said Sept. 1 that Paul Truitt, head of the cybersecurity practice at Turnberry, will serve as SageNet’s vice president of cybersecurity services. The Certified Information Systems Security Professional …

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Texas HHSC Selects CenturyLink for VoIP Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 2, 2015 — The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has picked CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) to provide voice service for 48, 000 agency users at 400 locations throughout the state, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. CenturyLink said Monday the contract includes the management of legacy phone systems and …

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Red Hat Cloud Architect Adam Clater Discusses PaaS as Fed Agility Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 2, 2015 — Red Hat’s (NYSE: RHT) Adam Clater said platform-as-a-service tools helps federal systems administrators deploy, update and maintain applications in the government workplace faster than ever before, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “This efficiency serves agencies’ mandate to become more modernized, agile and flexible, and it provides …

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CSC US Gov’t Services Unit, SRA to Merge; Mike Lawrie Comments

Falls Church, Va.-based Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has agreed to merge its U.S. government services unit with SRA International as part of its plans to spin off the unit. The companies said Monday they expect to close the merger in November upon completion of the Computer Sciences Government Service’s separation from and shareholders …

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IBM Expands Storage Software with Cloud Backup

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 28, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has added a cloud-based backup feature to its Spectrum Protect storage software offering, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. IBM said it also updated Spectrum Accelerate to now support storage and compute assets same-server consolidation. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic …

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CSC Wins FAA Cloud Services Contract

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a 10-year, $109 million contract with options to deploy cloud services at the Federal Aviation Administration’s data center, Washington Technology reported Thursday. Nick Wakeman writes the FAA intends to consolidate the data center environment for its headquarters and other facilities in nine regions. CSC …

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Microsoft, USDA Launch Food Data Analysis Tools Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 29, 2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has launched a contest that challenges participants to design a data analysis tool that could be  used to help design national agriculture and food supply resiliency programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The $60, 000 Innovation Challenge will make available Microsoft Azure-hosted datasets compiled by …

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