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ASGN Aims to Build Up ECS’ IT Platforms With DHA Buy; George Wilson, Peter Dameris Quoted

ASGN (NYSE: ASGN) has completed its purchase of information technology services contractor DHA Group for approximately $46M in cash in a move to build up its ECS business segment’s IT platforms portfolio. ECS said Monday parent company ASGN used internal cash flows to fund the acquisition of DHA, which will operate as …

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Report: Federal IT Contract Spending Reached $64.7B in Fiscal 2018

The federal government obligated $64.7B in fiscal 2018 information technology contracts, reflecting a 9.5 percent rise from the previous fiscal year, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The Department of Defense’s spending on IT contracts rose by over 12 percent to $33.8B in FY 2018, while civilian agencies’ IT contract obligations in …

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CenturyLink Announces Leadership Promotions Within Gov’t Business; David Young Quoted

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has made a series of leadership promotions within its strategic government business. Barbara Farnham, formerly senior director of federal programs, has been promoted to senior director and general manager for special programs at CenturyLink, the company said Wednesday. Farnham, who joined CenturyLink in 2001, will oversee sales …

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Security Firm System High Receives Enlightenment Capital Investment

Enlightenment Capital has invested in System High to help drive the security company’s growth efforts in the government and commercial markets. Chantilly, Va.-based System High offers security engineering, cybersecurity, proactive protection and counterintelligence services, Enlightenment said Tuesday. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed. Jason Rigoli, an Enlightenment Capital partner, …

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NTT Data Services Eyes Continued IT Work for Army Via ITES-3S; Kevin Durkin Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 22, 2018 — NTT Data Services‘ public sector subsidiary will work to deliver information technology services to the U.S. Army through its position on the potential $12.1B Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 3 Services procurement vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday NTT Data Services Federal Government secured a …

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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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Huntington Ingalls to Buy Fulcrum in Gov’t IT Services Market Push; Andy Green Quoted

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has agreed to acquire Fulcrum IT Services for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow predictive threat analytics and situational awareness offerings for the government sector. The deal is expected to be completed in February and would add cybersecurity, software development, big data, special operations and engineering …

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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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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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Matt Preschern Joins Forcepoint as Chief Marketing Officer

Matt Preschern, formerly senior vice president of marketing at CA Technologies, has joined Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity firm Forcepoint as chief marketing officer. He will report to Forcepoint CEO Matthew Moynahan and oversee the company’s sales enablement, revenue generation, brand awareness and other global marketing initiatives, the company said Tuesday. Moynahan …

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