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Former NCI Exec Josh Salmanson Joins ECS in Chief Architect, VP Roles; George Wilson Quoted

Josh Salmanson, a former NCI vice president, has been named chief architect and vice president of the business development and operations business at ECS. He will support ECS' efforts to transform platforms for the government and commercial sectors and brings 25 years of business leadership, sales and technology experience to his new position, the company said Thursday.

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Weekly Roundup: House Approves $733B Defense Bill, ICF, CACI, Palantir, ECS Receive Big Contracts, POC Hosts 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Monday, the House passed a $733 billion defense policy bill, by a 220 to 197 vote, for fiscal year 2020. The lower chamber’s 2020 National Defense Authorization Act is $17 billion less than the president’s budget request. Lawmakers are expected to meet in the coming months to reconcile the …

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ECS Secures AI, Intelligent Automation Work Under HHS Contract; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 15, 2019 — ECS will perform work under a five-year, $49M contract from the Department of Health and Human Services to provide intelligent automation and artificial intelligence technology to support public sector clients, ExecutiveGov reported Thursday.

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Weekly Roundup: HHS Hires CIO, DoD Absorbs DARPA, DHS Selects 8, ECS and Serco Strike Big Deals

This week, Jose Arrieta was confirmed as the chief information officer for the Department of Health and Human Services. Arrieta confirmed his appointment on Thursday during the Association for Federal Information Resources Management’s Leadership Awards event. In Virginia news, it was also revealed that President Trump intends to nominate Ken …

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ECS Unveils Cybersecurity Innovation & Tech Ops Center in Virginia; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2019 — ECS opened a new facility earlier this month as part of efforts to deliver technology capabilities to support both government and commercial customers against cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported April 4. The company said April 3 the Cybersecurity Innovation and Technology Operations Center in …

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ECS Eyes Work on US Mint IT Modernization Effort Under Prime Contract; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 4, 2019 — ECS will seek to provide software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, data center consolidation, cloud migration and other digital services to a Department of Treasury agency through its position on a potential $70M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 21. The company said Feb. 21 it will compete for …

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ECS to Support Two FBI Cybersecurity Programs Under Prime Contract; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 28, 2019 — ECS will work to manage two FBI cybersecurity programs as prime awardee on a potential $38M contract that aims to help the bureau bolster its security posture, identify vulnerabilities and respond to threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 21. The company said Feb. 20 it …

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ECS to Support NOAA National Ocean Service R&D Efforts; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 20, 2019 — ECS will manage a team of scientists, consultants and engineers who will conduct oceanographic research and development for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as part of the company’s work under a potential $3B multi-award contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 13. The company said Feb. 12 …

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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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ECS Taps Elastic’s Open Source Technology for Big Data Services; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2018 — ECS will utilize search company Elastic’s open source and software-as-a-service platforms in an effort to supplement the information technology provider’s big data offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The partnership aims to build on the data security, monitoring, reporting and machine learning capabilities of federal civilian, …

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