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AF Planning IBM Budget Admin Contract, May Open For Bids

The Air Force plants to award IBM a sole-source contract for systems administration and engineering support to track and maintain the branch’s budget, the branch announced Thursday. In a notice on FedBizOpps, the Air Force said work for the Automated Budget Interactive Data Environment System would occur over one base …

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GovConExec Spring Issue Expands on Big Data Opportunities, Mergers

GovConExec, published by GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic, released the Spring 2012 issue, providing the latest news and government contracting executive views on healthcare, mobility, the current budget environment as well as on the new market buzz big data. GovConExec explores how big data is impacting the contracting community …

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Neustar Names IT Industry, Marines Vet Jonathan Coombes CISO

Neustar Inc. has appointed 25-year information technology veteran Jonathan Coombes chief information security officer, Neustar announced Thursday. Coombes will report to Alex Tulchinsky, Neustar senior vice president for infrastructure and operations, and be based in Sterling, Va. Tulchinsky said Coombes will help the company develop processes and standards for protecting confidential data …

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Army Makes $5B IT Solutions 2 Contract Exclusive

The U.S. Army has excluded non-Army users in the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 2 Hardware contract, Washington Technology reports. The ITES-2H contract is now restricted to Army users due to an extension through August 2013 that was approved on January 27. The follow-on contract has a ceiling value of $5 …

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IBM Announces $502M Weather Supercomputer IDIQ Win

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has won a $502 million contract to continue providing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with computing technology and services. NOAA announced it would award IBM the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract on Nov. 29, 2011. IBM said Wednesday it will support the government agency’s operational weather and climate supercomputers through 2016. The competitively procured …

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American Systems Appoints CSC, IBM Vet Mark Fry to Expand Ala. Business; Peter Smith Comments

American Systems named Mark Fry regional representative for the company’s operations in Huntsville, Ala., American Systems announced Monday. Fry will be responsible for expanding American Systems’ business with its government customers in the Huntsville region. American Systems Chief Operating Officer Peter Smith said the company appointed Fry for his experience in business …

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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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