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September 3 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks in Narrow Range as Traders Await Data

The GovCon Index closed at a gain of 0.156 points to 71.953 Thursday as U.S. markets also ended the session in narrow range ahead of Friday’s employment report for August. Economists polled by the Wall Street Journal expect the Labor Department to report nonfarm businesses added 220, 000 jobs in November and …

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Booz Allen to Provide NAWCAD Research, Engineering Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 3, 2015 — The U.S. Navy has contracted Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) to provide communications and electronics research and engineering assistance in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said the $26, 765, 034 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursable award has …

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Navy Orders Raytheon Anti-Submarine Airborne Sensors

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 3, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a potential $98 million contract to supply AN/AQS-22 airborne low frequency sonar systems to the U.S. and allied navies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said it has produced 130 anti-submarine ALFS since 2002. The ALFS sense and detect platform …

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QTS Plans Expanded Cloud Offerings Via Carpathia Buy

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 3, 2015 — QTS officials said the company’s recent purchase of Carpathia will help grow its hybrid and information technology cloud offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Dan Bennewitz, chief operating officer at QTS, acknowledged the importance of an agency developing its own custom approach to fulfilling IT requirements …

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ManTech’s Rick Wagner Lays Out Cloud Utilization Challenge for IC

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 3, 2015 — Rick Wagner, recently appointed senior vice president and general manager of ManTech International’s (Nasdaq: MANT) advanced technical solutions business unit, has noted the need for intelligence agencies to take a closer look at how best to utilize the cloud to their advantage. “The focus for …

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Andras Szakal: O-TTPS ISO/IEC Status Boosts Accreditation for IBM, Others

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 3, 2015 — ISO/IEC has accepted The Open Group’s Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard for COTS ICT products and supply chain security, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. “IBM is a proud founding member of the [The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum] and has successfully obtained O-TTPS accreditation for its …

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EM Editor Ross Wilkers Discusses August Market Volatility’s Effects on GovCon Index to Federal News Radio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 3,  2015 — Ross Wilkers, newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, spoke with Federal News Radio Thursday to overview the August movements in the GovCon Index, Executive Mosaic’s composite stock index of 30 publicly-traded firms in the U.S. government contracting industry. In that segment aired Thursday, Wilkers and “In …

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September 2 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rebound on Beige Book Report

The GovCon Index rebounded from two days of declines with a gain of 2.374 percent to close at 71.791 Wednesday as U.S. markets also tried to recover ground from prior losses. The Index remains 7.02 percent below its three-month high of 77.214 from Aug. 17 and is 1.62 percent down from its Aug. 28 …

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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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