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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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Army Sustainment Command Selects CGI for Logistics Systems Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 2, 2015 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) will assist the U.S. Army with logistics systems development under a five-year contract worth $56 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. CGI said the work is in support of the Integrated Materiel Management Operations Systems program, which the Army Sustainment Command uses …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Extends Asset Tracking Support Work for Army Logistics

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 2, 2015 — Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) will continue to provide support for the U.S. Army’s global asset tracking operations for $14 million under a recompete win with an eight-month base period of performance, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The men and women of Engility have proudly supported this vital …

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Horace Blackman: Lockheed Strives for ‘Timely’ VA Healthcare via MASS Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 2, 2015 — Horace Blackman, vice president of health and life sciences at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), said the company will be working to provide “timely” public health services for retired military service members under the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Medical Appointment Scheduling System program, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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September 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Plunges 3%, Traders Up Interest Rate Hike Odds

The GovCon Index tumbled 2.78 percent to 70.118 in a reflection of continued concern in U.S. markets Tuesday about a slowdown in China’s economy and potential effects on economies worldwide. All 30 stocks recorded declines Tuesday and the Index has approached correction territory for the second time in a week. The Index …

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U.S. Army Reserve Orders Cubic Engagement Skills Virtual Training Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 1, 2015 — Cubic Global Defense will deliver Engagement Skills Training 3000 modules to the U.S. Army Reserve under a $1.3 million contract in support of the service’s Mission Leader Trainer platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Cubic said EST 3000 is a small arms virtual training system …

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