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HP Promotes Software President to Chief Strategy Officer

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HP) has appointed current HP Software president Bill Veghte as HP’s new chief strategy officer, the company announced Tuesday. HP said Veghte will hold both positions and is now responsible for maintaining the company’s position “on the cutting edge of innovation.” HP said Veghte will work with the company’s …

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Navy Invites More Competition for NGEN Contract

The U.S. Navy has opened the door to more competition for the Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network contract, the Washington Post reported. Companies with experience managing a network of 40, 000 computers or more will now be allowed to bid on the contract, according to the Post. The Navy previously required …

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Army Dishes Out $250M to Contractors for Cloud Services

The U.S. Army has awarded a $249.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for cloud computing services to a group of contractors in support of the Army’s program executive office for enterprise information systems, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Winning companies include: Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) HP Enterprise Services …

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HP Appoints Marilyn Crouther to Head Government Business

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) has appointed Marilyn Crouther to succeed Dennis Stolkey as senior vice president and general manager of its U.S. public sector, according to a company announcement. In those roles, Stolkey was responsible for handling the company’s relationships with senior military officers and public sector customers. Stolkey was …

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November Executive Move Recap; 21 Moves all Across GovCon

No time to waste, see all 21 executive moves GovCon Wire covered in November below. Business Development  SRA International appointed Deb Alderson to guide the firm’s efforts to enter new markets and land large customer accounts in the newly created position of executive vice president of strategic development. CACI International …

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HP Forms NGEN Contract Team with AT&T, Northrop, IBM

With nearly one month to go before the end of the Navy‘s request for proposals for the $4.5 billion Next Generation Enterprise Network contract, Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has formed a comprehensive team of contractors in its effort to take home the NGEN deal. HP is teaming with AT&T (NYSE: …

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GovCon Wire’s October M&A Activity Recap: Active Tech Sector, One Big Spinoff

The technology sector was one to watch in October’s merger and acquisition landscape, and a dominant player in the government contracting industry completed a significant transformation. GovCon Wire recorded 10 acquisitions in October and the first week of November, up from the eight we covered in September. Acquisitions IBM (NYSE: IBM) looked …

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Navy Says NGEN to Cost $500M Less Per Year Than Previously Advertised

The U.S. Navy has lowered its cost projections for its Next-Generation Enterprise Network to less than $1.5 billion per year, $500 million less than the $2 billion figure provided last week, according to a report from NextGov. The Navy’s current network, the Navy Marine Corps Intranet, is slated to continue …

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Boeing’s John Hinshaw Moves to HP as EVP of Global Tech, Business Process

HP (NYSE: HPQ) announced that John Hinshaw, former vice president and general manager of information solutions for Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been appointed to fill a new executive vice president of global technology and business processes position. He will join HP’s executive council on Nov. 15 and report directly to newly …

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GSA Awards Spots on $5B Telecom Contract to 21 Firms

The General Services Administration has awarded 21 companies positions on the $5 billion Connections II telecommunications and network support contract. The GSA calls the award a “one-stop shop for buying telecommunications, network and communications solutions”, which will support existing infrastructure and customized agency needs. The companies will compete for task orders …

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