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CDW-G, Pentagon Ink 3-Year Adobe License Pact; Dave Bennett, Michael Basla, Michael Krieger Comment

CDW-G and the Defense Department have signed a three-year, $40.5 million agreement for the company to offer Adobe products to 2.6 million personnel at the Army,  Air Force and Defense Information Systems Agency. The joint enterprise license agreement covers subscriptions to products such as Acrobat Pro, Experience Manager Document Services and Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions, …

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George Pedersen: ManTech Targets DHS Growth With Allied Technology Group Purchase

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has acquired engineering and information management services contractor Allied Technology Group for an undisclosed amount. Rockville, Md-based Allied Technology holds positions on two Department of Homeland Security acquisition vehicles that are worth up to $33 billion combined for all awardees, ManTech said Wednesday. “This acquisition is consistent …

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Big Sky Associates to Help DoD Org Build Insider Threat Defense Framework; John Dillard Comments

Big Sky Associates has been awarded a contract to help a Defense Department organization design a framework for protecting information systems against insider threats. The unnamed DoD customer aims to implement an insider threat detection program to comply with a presidential memorandum on information security, Big Sky said Wednesday. John Dillard, …

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Veritas Capital Closes $383M Anaren Buy; Hugh Evans, Larry Sala Comment

An affiliate of private equity investment firm Veritas Capital Fund IV LP has completed its acquisition of Anaren Inc. (NASDAQ: ANEN) for nearly $383 million. Veritas Capital will pay Anaren stockholders $28 per share in cash and Anaren’s common stock will be removed from the NASDAQ stock market under the …

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SAIC Awarded Navy Shore Command Engineering Order; Tom Watson Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has been awarded a potential three-year, $33 million task order to provide engineering and systems integration work to a shore command of the U.S. Navy. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Crane Division selected SAIC to help with prototyping and technical documentation functions, SAIC said Wednesday. …

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Camber to Buy Avaya Government Solutions’ IT Consulting Arm; Pierre-Paul Allard, Walter Batson Comment

Camber Corp. has moved to build up its lifecycle support services portfolio by agreeing to buy Avaya Government Solutions‘ information technology professional services consulting group for $100 million. The companies expect to close the deal within 90 days, pending regulatory approvals and other closing conditions, Avaya said Monday. Avaya will …

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Siemens Invests $100M in New Manufacturing Systems; Siegfried Russwurm Comments

Siemens’ (NYSE: SI) corporate financing arm has moved to help startup businesses further efforts to develop manufacturing technologies through a new $100 million fund, TechCrunch reported Monday. Pankaj Mishra writes Siemens Venture Capital intends to finance firms that develop industrial automation systems and to facilitate alliances among companies in order …

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Bethany Mayer Takes HP Network Functions Virtualization SVP, GM Roles

Bethany Mayer, formerly networking lead at Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), will serve as  senior vice president and general manager of HP’s network functions virtualization initiative, Silicon Angle reported Monday. John Furrier writes Mayer will report to Martin Fink, executive vice president, chief technology officer and HP Labs director. Mayer will also be responsible for …

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IBM Launches Private Infrastructure Cyber Service; Kris Lovejoy Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has introduced a service offering to help private infrastructure companies adopt cybersecurity guidelines released by the White House last week. IBM designed the Industrials Controls Cybersecurity Consulting service for organizations to create a road map for bolstering network defenses and preventing attacks on physical assets, the company said …

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