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AFCEA DC Names 2016-2017 Executive Board, Board Members

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2016 — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Washington chapter has named new members to its executive board for 2016 to 2017 as well as additional members to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Friday. AFCEA said July 14 it appointed the following executives: Dean Economou, CenturyLink …

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IBM Vet David McOmber Joins QTS as Public Sector, Federal Sales Head

David McOmber, a two-decade IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran and a former vice president in Big Blue’s federal business, has joined data center and cloud computing services contractor QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) as executive VP of public sector and federal sales. QTS said Monday McOmber will also work to build relationships across its …

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VA Taps IBM, Bombas, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation for MyVA Partnership Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM), Bombas and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation will support the Department of Veterans Affairs in the delivery of healthcare to military veterans, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. VA said Monday it has teamed with the three organizations under the MyVA Strategic Partnership Initiative for public-private partnerships in …

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7 Companies Land Spots on $142M Defense Contract Administration System Support IDIQ

The Defense Contract Management Agency has awarded seven companies spots under a potential 10-year, $142 million contract to provide modernization and sustainment services for a system DCMA uses to administer defense contracts and contractor payments. The Defense Department said Friday awardees will vie for task orders to support the Mechanization of Contract Administration Services system and related …

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IBM Partners With Romania to Open Cognitive Computing Innovation Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 8, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has partnered with the government of Romania to establish an innovation center in the country that will focus on cognitive computing technologies to promote entrepreneurship, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Business Review reported Wednesday the European and National Romanian Innovation Cognitive Hub will work to advance …

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INSA Adds Northrop’s Michael King, Other Industry Leaders to Executive Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 8, 2016 — Michael King, vice president for business development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) cyber and intelligence mission solutions business, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. INSA said Wednesday the executive committee advises organization …

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Finmeccanica-Led Group Wins $670M Italy Digital Security Contract; Mauro Moretti Comments

A consortium led by Finmeccanica has received a $669.7 million contract to supply digital security and security services to Italy’s public offices as part of an effort to standardize digital security in public administrations. The consortium that comprises IBM Italia and Fastweb won the contract through Italy’s central purchasing body Consip to provide cloud …

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IBM, UK Defense Ministry Develop Cyber Aptitude Test Service for Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the U.K.’s defense ministry have released the Defense Cyber Aptitude Test assessment service for the military at the IBM HR Summit 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Recruiter reported Thursday DCAT works to evaluate a service member’s latent ability to work in cyber-related fields in …

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DISA Awards $320M Contract to IBM for Commissary POS Hardware Replacement

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been awarded a potential 10-year, $319.6 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to update the current point-of-sale system at U.S. military commissaries worldwide. The company will support Commissary Advanced Resale Transaction System modernization efforts in all Defense Commissary Agency locations globally, the Defense Department said Friday. DoD noted the single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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Report Names 10 Key Companies in Growing UCaaS Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 17, 2016 — Research and Markets predicts that the unified communications-as-a-service market will post a compound annual growth rate of 11.2 percent through 2022 due to increased investments, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The market research firm said May 26 the rise of business process outsourcing in the banking, financial services, insurance and …

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