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Three Firms Land Spots on $446M DoD BPA for IT Research, Informative Services

Three companies have been awarded positions on a 10-year, $446M blanket purchase agreement under the information technology research and informative services category of the Department of Defense’s Enterprise Software Initiative. Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific selected three offerors for the award via a competitive procurement among 679 vendors on the …

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Coalfire, GSA Vet Dave McClure Joins Accenture as Federal CIO Advisory Director

Dave McClure, formerly chief strategist of cybersecurity at Coalfire’s federal business, has joined Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as director of the federal chief information officer advisory practice. Accenture said Thursday McClure will work to advise federal CIOs on modernization strategies and digital transformation efforts that seek to build …

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Synopsys VP Kuehlmann: WannaCry is ‘A Wake-up Call for the World’

Over 200,000 devices in at least 150 countries had been infected with WannaCry by Sunday, a piece of ransomware that holds your computer hostage until you pay hackers $300 in bitcoin. WannaCry is the largest cyberextortion scheme ever, reports CNet, and experts are warning that many governments are susceptible due to outdated technology. …

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Christina Lucero to Head Ciber’s Vertical Strategic Solutions Group; Manish Sharma Comments

Christina Lucero, a former industry analyst at Gartner (NYSE: IT), has joined Ciber (NYSE: CBR) as director of the vertical strategic solutions group. Ciber said Tuesday that Manish Sharma, business consulting practice vice president, leads the group that works to help customers implement strategies for growing their businesses.. “Christina will lead the …

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Alan Kessler: Vormetric Expands Client Base, Security Products Amid Heightened Market Awareness

Vormetric leveraged growing awareness for security-related products to mark 2013 with an increased client base and earnings growth that exceeded market expectations, said Alan Kessler, president and CEO with the data security solutions company. The company now works with 1, 300 customers around the world, a 30 percent year-over-year increase, …

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Oracle’s Mark Johnson on ‘Strong Positive’ News

Oracle has been issued a “strong positive” rating from Gartner, Inc. in the analyst’s “MarketScope for Local Government CRM Products.” According to the firm, “the report compares the offerings of nine providers of CRM commercial off-the-shelf software for local government agencies. It helps local government chief information officers (CIOs) and …

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LexisNexis Highlighted by Gartner, Woody Talcove Comments

LexisNexis Risk Solutions was highlighted by Gartner in a research note titled “Highlights from the LexisNexis Advanced Government Solutions Conference for Government and Law Enforcement.” According to the firm, “this note discusses the new social network for law enforcement customers, called the LexisNexis Investigators Network.  The LexisNexis Investigators Network provides …

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News – CSC in “Leaders” Quadrant of the 2009 Gartner Report

Today CSC announced that it has been placed in the “leaders” quadrant in the Gartner 2009 report. According to PR Newswire, Gartner report stated that, “Although areas such as software as a service (SaaS) and could computing are still relatively peripheral to buyers and sellers of ERP applications and related …

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