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CSC Names 27-Year IBM Veteran Mike Lawrie CEO

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has appointed Mike Lawrie president and CEO, effective no later than March 31, CSC announced Tuesday. Lawrie, currently CEO of UK-based financial services software firm Misys, will also join CSC’s board of directors, effectively immediately. Lawrie will succeed Michael Laphen, who announced his plan to …

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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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Altegrity Names New CEO for Kroll Ontrack Subsidiary

Altegrity Inc. has appointed Dean Hager president and CEO of its Kroll Ontrack subsidiary, Altegrity announced today. Hager will report to Altegrity CEO Sharon Rowlands. Hager previously served as an executive at Lawson Software Inc., where he worked for 13 years. Prior to joining Lawson, he was a senior program …

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Report: IBM Names New Sales, Consulting Leads

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) CEO Virginia Rometty has named Bruno Di Leo as senior vice president of sales and distribution and Bridget Van Kralingen as senior vice president of the company’s consulting unit, Bloomberg reports. Both appointments represent promotions for each executive and are Rometty’s first promotions since becoming CEO …

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‘Fierce’ Competition for New NATO Cyberwar Contract; US Firms Eye Foreign MKTs

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is collecting contract bids today from more than 300 companies across its 28 member nations to expand the alliance’s cybersecurity capabilities, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The initial award is for $42 million, but Daniel Michaels cited industry officials as saying a contract win …

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Education Issues RFI for Contract, Purchasing Cloud System

The U.S. Education Department is seeking ideas on how to transfer several of its system to cloud computing, according to a request for information posted Nov. 18. The RFI asks for ideas for how to implement infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service for the department’s central automated processing system, known as EDCAPS. The …

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NOAA Awards IBM Potential $502M IDIQ for Supercomputing System

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract by the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) that is worth up to $502 million. The contract has a maximum length of 10 years with a five-year base period, a three-year option period and a two-year transition option. According a 2010 proposal released by …

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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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