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DISA Implements DoD Mobility Security Update for Android

The Defense Information Systems Agency has deployed the DoD Mobility Capability 2.0 release supporting Android/Samsung Knox platforms on May 9, as part of the DoD Mobility Unclassified Capability program. DISA said Wednesday that it wants the implementation to boost mobile capability for the military while leveraging a mobile device management system to secure devices …

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DISA Vet Bruce Bennett Joins Suss Consulting as Executive Consultant

Bruce Bennett, formerly deputy chief technology officer at the Defense Information Systems Agency, has joined Suss Consulting as an executive consultant, Washington Technology reported Wednesday. Mark Hoover writes that Bennett will aim to contribute his experience in working on terrestrial and satellite networks to the federal IT consulting company. Bennett has also …

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James Peake: DISA Taps CGI Federal to Help Unify Military’s Cloud Security Controls

CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB) has obtained a provisional authorization from the Defense Information Systems Agency for the subsidiary’s cloud-based virtual machine services. DISA gave CGI Federal a provisional authority-to-operate approval to deliver cloud security offerings to defense organizations under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, CGI said Monday. “CGI is …

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John Sims: BlackBerry Achieves DoD Certification for Mobile Platform

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) has obtained security certification from the Defense Information Systems Agency to operate its mobile management platform across the Defense Department’s networks. Government users can access DoD network resources such as email, data and apps through their BlackBerry 10 mobile devices following the Full Operational Capability validation, …

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DISA Extends $427M Cloud Storage Contract Proposal Due Date

The Defense Information Systems Agency has pushed back again the deadline on bids for a potential $427 million commercial cloud storage services contract, FCW reported Wednesday. Frank Konkel writes industry proposals for the Enterprise Storage Service II contract are now due Nov. 19, following a one-week deadline extension in October. …

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CACI to Help Transcom Update Web-Based Property Shipment System; John Mengucci, Ken Asbury Comment

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a potential $28 million contract to help U.S. Transportation Command update a web-based system used to manage personal property shipments for soldiers and Defense Department civilian employees. Transcom is working to install increment three of the Defense Personal Property System and selected CACI to refresh the software …

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QinetiQ to Support SPAWAR with Software and Systems Engineering; Dave Shrum Comments

QinetiQ North America has won a three-year, $10 million contract to develop and test various net-centric programs for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center Atlantic. The QinetiQ Group plc subsidiary won the work under the Defense Information Systems Agency’s ENCORE II contract, QNA said Monday. “QinetiQ North America is excited to expand …

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90+ Contractors Show Interest in DISA’s $450M Cloud Procurement

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s $450 million commercial cloud contract drew several contractors and service providers to its presolicitation conference on July 12, Nextgov reported Monday. Bob Brewin writes 159 representatives from 92 companies attended the conference, with Amazon Web Services, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) sending six delegates each. In …

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SAIC Wins DISA Combatant Command IT Services Order; John Fratamico Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a potential $38 million task order from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide information technology services to combatant commands. SAIC won the potential four-and-a-half year order under the agency’s ENCORE II contract vehicle that covers IT support services for defense and …

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Defense Dept, Insight Enterprises Sign $617M Microsoft Enterprise Software Deal

The Defense Department and Arizona-based information technology firm Insight Enterprises have signed a three-year, $617 million enterprise license agreement for Microsoft ((NASDAQ: MSFT) software and services, Information Week reports. According to J. Nicholas Hoover’s report, this contract comes nearly six months after the Navy and Microsoft signed a similar deal, …

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