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Govt Tech Industry Vet Doug Natal Appointed Sumo Logic Federal Lead

Doug Natal, former vice president and general manager of the federal systems division at MapR Technologies, has joined data analytics company Sumo Logic as general manager of its federal unit. The 20-year government technology market veteran will oversee Sumo Logic's go-to-market strategy that focuses on providing mission support to U.S. public sector clients.

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James Williams Named Parsons Cyber Infrastructure Protection Sector Chief; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

James Williams, a vice president at Parsons, has been named chief of the cyber infrastructure protection sector within the company’s federal business unit. He will oversee the expansion strategies of the firm’s physical and cybersecurity business in both government and commercial markets, Parsons said Wednesday. “[Williams], with his background developing …

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Economic Times: Tata Consultancy Services Resumes Talks Over Acquisition of Dell’s IT Business

Tata Consultancy Services, an India-based information technology consulting firm, has resumed negotiations over its plans to acquire IT services provider Perot Systems from Dell, The Economic Times reported Monday. Anirban Sen and Jochelle Mendonca write Dell plans to sell Perot Systems for approximately $5 billion and has secured offers from …

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Richard Montoni: Maximus Wraps Up Acentia Purchase

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has closed its $300 million cash purchase of Acentia to add technology products and service offerings to Maximus’ federal portfolio. “The acquired client relationships and contract vehicles serve as an additional growth platform for our U.S. federal business, ” Richard Montoni, CEO of Maximus and an inductee …

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Mike Greaney Promoted to CEO at Force 3; Rocky Cintron Comments

Mike Greaney, president of Force 3‘s federal business, has been promoted to CEO after service in several leadership positions since he joined the company in 2009. “Mike is passionate about our business, proven in the industry, and ready to lead the company as we navigate the ever-changing IT landscape, ” Rocky Cintron, chairman …

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Jane Snowdon Named IBM Federal Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Jane Snowdon, a 17-year veteran of IBM Research (NYSE: IBM), has been appointed to the newly-created position of chief innovation officer for the company’s U.S. federal business unit, Information Week reports. Elena Malykhina writes she will be responsible for developing big data, cloud computing and mobile strategies for government …

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State Department Taking Contractor Bids for UAVs

The State Department has received dozens of bids from contractors as it seeks to acquire a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles to protect diplomats in Iraq and other high-risk countries. The department is accepting responses to its request for proposals through April 23, it said in an updated posting Monday …

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Navy Awards C4I IDIQs to GDIT, CSC, Kratos, Serco

The U.S. Navy has awarded several indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts for work supporting command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific in San Diego, the Defense Department announced yesterday. Contract details include: Kratos Defense and Security Solutions‘ (NASDAQ: KTOS) technology and training solutions division won a …

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Northrop Grumman’s Bernie McVey Looks Beyond Cost Allocation

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Northrop Grumman’s Bernie McVey to get his take on a “consumption-based chargeback model.” “McVey’s focus on cost efficiency goes beyond mere cost allocation. “We’ve developed a services catalog that defines standard services … we’ll be delivering [that] across the company, ” he says. Those services, he adds, …

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