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OPM Accepting Bids For 10-Year Data Center Consolidation Program

The Office of Personnel Management has issued a request for proposals for a potential 10-year contract to consolidate data centers, Washington Technology reports. Proposals are due March 11 and the agency will award the program as a full set-aside for small businesses, according to the report. OPM is seeking to …

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Mark Gerencser On Harnessing Big Data’s ‘Big Implications’ for Business

Harnessing big data offers companies the potential to use analytics to upgrade product and service lines, adapt to consumer needs and better understand the impact of their business decisions, Mark Gerencser writes in an upcoming issue of University of Maryland, University College’s Achiever magazine. But, big data’s “big implications” for business growth are …

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DigitalGlobe, GeoEye Complete Merger; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and  (NASDAQ: GEOY) have completed their $900 million cash-and-stock merger, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. Both companies announced the transaction in July 2012, saying they are aiming to grow in the commercial and international markets and depend less on the U.S. government for revenue. “I look forward to working closely with …

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Alion To Analyze Defense Dept Spectrum Usage; Charlie Fletcher Comments

Alion Science and Technology has won a $1.5 million task order contract from the U.S. Defense Department [no explanation]to[/no explanation] study potential affects [no explanation]of[/no explanation] reassigning or sharing spectrum used for communications, the company said Friday. The company will analyze radio frequency spectrum used by the military that the …

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Jacobs Wins Potential $1B for NASA Test, Operations Support

Jacobs Technology has won a potential $1.37 billion contract to provide NASA testing and operations support for programs such as the International Space Station. NASA said the contract contains a one-year, seven-month base period and options to extend work through Sept. 30, 2022. The subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Group will …

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Harris Names Army Vet James Morris Integrated Net Solutions Lead; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has appointed James Morris group president for the integrated network solutions business including the Harris CapRock Communications subsidiary, healthcare solutions and information technology services units. The company said Morris, a 20-year commercial sector veteran and retired Army intelligence officer, will report to Chairman and CEO William …

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BAE Adding Marine Hydraulics Intl to Ship Repair Division; Bill Clifford Comments

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has agreed to acquire the Norfolk, Va.-based ship repair firm Marine Hydraulics International from American Maritime Holdings, BAE announced Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and BAE expects to close the transaction during the first quarter of 2013, pending regulatory approval. BAE said it …

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Oceus CEO Doug Smith on His Visit to Capitol Hill, Spectrum Sharing

A 20-year communications industry veteran, Oceus Networks CEO Doug Smith has seen first-hand the evolution of broadband technology and its increasing presence in the government sector during his career. Smith recently caught up with our sister site ExecutiveBiz to discuss how his company works with both the government and the …

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State Dept Plans 5-Year Device Tracking System Contract

The State Department wants an enterprise personnel tracking system for employees and their devices to replace its existing nine-year old tracking system, according to an Oct. 5 FedBizOpps notice. A potential five-year contract would have a performance period of one base year and four option years. The department’s Bureau of …

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NJVC Realigns, Promotes Programs Lead Michael Carr to CTO; Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC has promoted Michael Carr, formerly acting chief technology officer and senior vice president of programs, to the CTO position on a permanent basis, the company announced Wednesday. This promotion is one of a series of executive moves as the company carries out an organizational realignment. Dave Lavanty, formerly SVP …

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