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Weekly Roundup Mar. 14 – Mar. 18 2016: Tetra Tech Makes Wave in Water Data Analytics M&A Move & more

Mar. 14 – Mar. 18 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A Vienna, Virginia-based contractor that has been among the most prominent small businesses in federal contracting has started a new path in its two-decade journey from humble beginnings. Indus Corp., …

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IBM Purchases Optevia in Push to Address Public Sector CRM SaaS Demand

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has purchased systems integrator Optevia in an effort to address a demand for software-as-a-service customer relationship management offerings within the public sector. Optevia will be part of IBM Global Business Services and support the business unit’s digital consultancy practice and CRM leadership, IBM said Friday. Joanna Davinson, IBM public sector lead in …

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Cybersecurity Sales Vet Beau Hutto Joins Gurucul as Federal Sales VP

User behavior analytics provider Gurucul has appointed Beau Hutto as vice president for federal sales to help drive the company’s government market reach. Hutto joined Gurucul from Blue Coat Systems where he held a similar role and assisted in the security company’s year-on-year revenue and workforce growth, Gurucul said Tuesday. Gurucul CEO Saryu …

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VA Awards 21 Firms Spots on Potential $22B Follow-On IT Modernization Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded 21 companies spots under a potential 10-year, $22.3 billion acquisition vehicle that covers information technology upgrades support for VA and other federal agencies. The contractors will compete for task orders to provide healthcare IT,  systems and software engineering, enterprise network management, cybersecurity, program management and strategic planning …

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TASC, Lockheed Vet Barbie Bigelow to Join Jacobs as CIO; Kevin Berryman Comments

Barbie Bigelow, a former senior vice president and chief information officer at Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary, will join Pasadena, Calif.-based construction services contractor Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) as SVP and CIO. Bigelow will directly report to Chief Financial Officer Kevin Berryman and start in the role on March 14, Jacobs said Tuesday. …

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CRN: SimpliVity Adds Cisco Vets Gary DePreta, Geoff Fancher to Sales Team

Massachusetts-based hyperconvergence software startup SimpliVity has hired former Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) sales executives Gary DePreta and Geoff Fancher to join the former company’s sales team, CRN reported Monday. Kevin McLaughlin writes DePreta, formerly director of the national security agencies business at Cisco, will serve as head of SimpliVity’s U.S. federal sales. …

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IBM to Buy Resilient Systems, Unveils X-Force Incident Response Services

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced plans to buy Massachusetts-based incident response platforms provider Resilient Systems for an undisclosed sum in an effort to boost its incident response and security operations. IBM said Monday it plans to integrate Resilient Systems’ incident response tool with its security platforms such as IBM X-Force Exchange …

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Army Taps 17 Firms for $5B IT Enterprise Solutions Successor Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded 17 companies positions on the potential five-year, $5 billion Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 3 Hardware contract vehicle. The multiple-award contract covers commercial software, hardware and related enterprise-level, incidental support services for the service branch, Defense Department and other federal agencies, DoD said Monday. The …

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IBM Watson Health Plans $2.6B Buy of Truven Health Analytics

IBM (NYSE: IBM) plans to buy cloud-based health data and analytic tools provider Truven Health Analytics from Veritas Capital for $2.6 billion in a bid to further expand its Watson Health business unit’s platforms for value-based care. IBM said Thursday it plans to integrate Truven’s cloud-based platforms and health claims data …

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Grant Thornton Names Vishal Chawla Managing Principal for Cyber Risk Advisory Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Grant Thornton has appointed Vishal Chawla, a former principal at Deloitte‘s risk advisory practice, as managing principal of its cyber risk advisory services unit, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Grant Thornton said Thursday Chawla will be based in Virginia and has previously worked at Oracle‘s …

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