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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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BAE Wins $535M to Maintain Weapons Launch Facility; Erin Moseley Comments

BAE Systems has been selected to help the U.S. Air Force maintain a weapons launch facility under a $535 million eight-and-a-half-year military contract, Reuters reported Wednesday. Patrick Rucker writes the London-based defense and aerospace firm will provide sustainment services for silo bases that protect and store intercontinental ballistic missiles and …

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Stephen Nolan, Jay Tibbets Promoted to ATK Senior Leadership Roles

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has named Stephen Nolan as senior vice president of strategy and business development and Jay Tibbets as president and SVP of its sporting group, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday. Emily Mekinc writes Nolan was the acting SVP of business development and Tibbets the interim president of the sporting …

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SAIC Finalizes $85M Sale of Tysons Corner HQ

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) will sell its 18-acre Tyson’s, Va. campus , which served as the company’s headquarters, for $85 million to The Meridian Group, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Daniel Sernovitz writes the transaction includes an option for Meridian to acquire a series of additional land …

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CGI Revenue Up 1.6% for Q3 2013

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CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) has announced its fiscal 2013 third quarter results, reporting $2.5 billion in revenue or 1.6 percent sequential growth year-over-year. The company’s earnings before interest and taxes were up 11.3 percent to $283 million from $132.5 million in the prior year period, CGI said Wednesday. CGI reported …

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Industry and Thought Leaders Analyze Sequestration’s Impact on Contractors, M&A, Economy

GovCon Wire along with our Executive Mosaic sister sites ExecutiveBiz and ExecutiveGov has been engaging our audience to join us in exploring the developments and trends that have shaped government contracting now more than halfway through 2013. We’ve included excerpts from three of those authorities who provided insight into the …

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Tom Heiser Moves From RSA to Cloud Leadership Role at EMC; Art Coviello Comments

Tom Heiser, president of  EMC (NYSE: EMC) security division RSA, is returning to EMC to help lead its cloud computing business, Network World reported Monday. Brandon Butler, citing internal communication, writes the emphasis of Heiser’s work will be to transition EMC products to the infrastructure-as-a-service and software-as-a-service markets. “The explosion of the cloud in …

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Accenture to Buy Federal Health IT Contractor ASM Research; David Moskovitz Comments

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has inked a deal to acquire defense and federal healthcare contractor ASM Research Inc. for an undisclosed amount as Accenture looks to generate new opportunities in the military health market with customers including the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. Fairfax, Va.-based ASM is an …

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Ron Jones Joins Vistronix as Chief Strategy Officer, Vice Chairman

Thirty-year national security market veteran Ronald C. Jones has joined Vistronix as chief strategy officer and will serve as vice chairman of the mid-tier national security solutions and services provider’s board of directors. Deepak Hathiramani, Vistronix Chairman and CEO, said Jones will be responsible for “architecting and leading” Vistronix’s corporate …

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Pamela Little Joins CALIBRE Systems as EVP, CFO; Joe Martore Comments

Pamela Little, formerly Co-CEO at ATS Corp., has joined CALIBRE Systems Inc. as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Little will report directly to President and CEO Joseph Martore as corporate treasurer and officer, and manage the company’s financial and information technology operations, strategic planning, capital structure, employee stock …

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