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USPTO Taps 22nd Century Technologies for $146M IT End-User Support Contract

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded 22nd Century Technologies a potential $146.4 million contract to provide information technology end-user support services to USPTO’s Office of the Chief Information Officer. USPTO announced the contract award through a notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps. McLean, Virginia-based 22nd Century Technologies will work …

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Serco Receives ESA Contract for Specialist Scientific & Engineering Personnel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — Serco will provide personnel and specialist scientific and engineering services in support of eight directorates within the European Space Agency under a potential $78.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract calls for skilled experts in the fields of engineering, electromagnetics, optics, …

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FTC Clears HIG Capital’s $283M NCI Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given antitrust approval for global private equity firm H.I.G. Capital’s proposed $283 million cash acquisition of government information technology services contractor NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT). FTC granted early termination of the required waiting period for the deal under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, NCI said …

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CSRA Climbs in Revenue-Based Ranking of Defense Firms Worldwide; Larry Prior Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received recognition as one of the top 100 defense firms in the world in a list released by Defense News based on defense-related annual revenue, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday it climbed in the annual ranking from No. …

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Jones Tallent: Merlin Eyes Opportunities in Commercial, Gov’t Healthcare Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — Jones Tallent, chief financial officer of Merlin International, has said the company is building on its work in the federal marketplace, particularly in the government healthcare sector, where it provides cybersecurity and information technology products and services. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published …

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NASA Issues RFP for $145M HQ IT Support Services III Contract

NASA has released a request for proposals for a potential five-year, $145 million contract to provide information technology services to all mission directorates and support offices at the agency’s headquarters. The Headquarters Information Technology Support Services III contract covers information systems management, application and technical architecture support, systems engineering, IT security, …

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SAIC Lands Potential $621M Alliant Task Order for Centcom IT Support Services

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential seven-year, $621 million task order to provide a range of information technology support services to the U.S. Central Command‘s J6 directorate. SAIC said Wednesday work covers IT training, help desk, desktop and executive communications support, inventory and knowledge management, network operations and …

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11 Small Businesses Win Spots on Potential $92M Naval Education IT Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 11 service-disabled, veteran-owned companies positions on a potential five-year, $92.3 million contract for information technology support services to the Naval Higher Education Information Technology Consortium. The Defense Department said Friday contractors will provide IT support to NHEITC member institutions such as the Naval Postgraduate School, the …

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2 Years After Massive Data Breach, OPM Still Vulnerable

Over two years after the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) suffered a massive data beach compromising the data of over 20 million current and former federal employees and their families, there are still notable deficiencies in the way the agency handles its information systems, according to a recent audit. Though …

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Agencies’ IT Strategy Should Eye Enterprise Mobility Mgmt Tech Adoption

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (Nasdaq: BBRY), has said agencies should integrate mobility as part of the information technology strategy and one way to do it is through adoption of enterprise mobility management platforms. Battaglia wrote that EMM tools with containerized systems work to address issues …

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