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IBM Sells Database Mgmt System to UNICOM; Corry Hong Comments

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has sold its relational database management system to UNICOM Systems for an undisclosed amount. UNICOM bought the solidDB in-memory system and its Universal Cache feature, UNICOM said Tuesday. The company intends for the acquisition to grow UNICOM’s strategic information technology offerings for customers and partners. “We appreciate …

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Iron Bow Wins $150M IT Contract with Commerce Dept.

Iron Bow Technologies, has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Commerce for IT hardware focusing on network-related products. The five-year blanket delivery order, issued under the National Institutes of Health Electronic Commodities Store III, has an estimated total value of $150 million and has the potential to …

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Cisco Acquires Tail-f Systems for $175M

Cisco announced Tuesday their intention to acquire privately held Tail-f Systems for $175 million, a plan set in motion by AT&T to reshape and virtualize telecommunications networks in the cloud. Cisco aims to incorporate Tail-f into its cloud and virtualization group to increase marketability in telecom infrastructure, the company said …

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Keith Trippie, Monte Ford Join Visionary Integration Professionals’ Board; Jonna Ward Comments

Keith Trippie and Monte Ford, information technology veterans, have joined the board of Visionary Integration Professionals. Trippie is the founder and CEO of The Trippie Group LLC, a provider of cloud computing and big data consulting services, VIP said Wednesday. “Bringing two accomplished individuals to our board who clearly share that …

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Doug Lane Joins Capgemini Government Solutions as CEO; Tim Bridges Comments

Doug Lane, a 30-year consulting and information technology veteran, has joined Capgemini Government Solutions LLC as CEO. Lane will report directly to Capgemini U.S. LLC CEO Tim Bridges and be responsible for the Capgemini subsidiary’s strategic direction and service delivery to federal, state and local government clients, Capgemini said Tuesday. …

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Tetra Tech to Provide FAA IT, Security Programs Support

Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) will provide information technology and security programs support services to the Federal Aviation Administration under a potential $76 million contract. The company will also perform cybersecurity-related work and help the FAA to handle hazardous materials tracking systems, the company said Wednesday. The FAA’s office of security …

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Navy Grants HP $138M Continuance for NMCI to NGEN Transition

The Navy has granted Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services a continuance of $138 million for a continuum of their services contracts issued to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) providing an additional quarter-year of IT service. The 2010 contract, an award of $5.6 billion with an expiration date originally set for …

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John Jordan Named President for Wyle’s Weapons Systems Support and Analysis Group; Roger Wiederkehr Comments

John Jordan, formerly air and missile defense systems division lead of Wyle, has been named president of the company’s CAS group headquartered in Huntsville, Ala. Jordan succeeds George Prueitt and will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Roger Wiederkehr, Wyle said Thursday. “His dedication to our customers’ missions and his …

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Patrick Gallagher: Advisory Panel to Review NIST’s Cryptographic Guidance

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has formed a new advisory committee to review the agency’s cryptographic guidance, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Billy Mitchell writes the committee includes Vint Cerf of Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Steve Lipner of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Ellen Richey of Visa (NASDAQ: V) and Ron Rivest of the Massachusetts …

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Deltek’s Deniece Peterson: Readiness, Cyber, ISR Among Top Contract Priorities at Pentagon; Health and Infrastructure Elsewhere

A new Deltek analysis of the president’s budget proposal found evolving agency priorities could impact how the government spends the up to $608 billion in fiscal year 2015 funds requested for government contracts, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Deniece Peterson, director of federal industry analysis at Deltek, writes agencies will …

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