Tag Archives: IT

John Gully: SAIC Grows Army HR IT Services With $221M Task Order

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential three-year, $221 million task order to help the U.S. Army Human Resources Command run its information technology setup for personnel management. SAIC will work to maintain and develop programs, applications and databases used by the Army to manage human resources, as well …

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Marilyn Crouther: HP to Help Run DoD’s Manpower Data Center for $548M

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) will help operate the Defense Department‘s global technology infrastructure under a potential five-year, $548 million task order. The company will provide technology and integration services for the Defense Manpower Data Center to update and maintain its hardware and software systems, HP said Wednesday. Marilyn Crouther, senior …

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Deltek: Pentagon Puts IT at Center of Cost-Reduction Efforts

The Defense Department is working to allocate its budget and focus on eight key information technology initiatives, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Deniece Peterson, director of research at Deltek, writes DoD wants the IT programs to reduce costs in an environment of changing regulations, budgets and workforces.. Peterson highlighted areas …

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IBM to Invest $1.2B in Global Cloud Network; Erich Clementi Comments

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) plans to invest more than $1.2 billion in cloud centers worldwide in an effort to help customers manage big data and run information technology operations. IBM intends to open 15 new global data centers from SoftLayer and 12 from IBM and deploy cloud services from 40 …

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Michael Locatis, Randy Phillips, Michael Shank Join Chertoff Group as Senior Advisors; Michael Chertoff Comments

Michael Locatis, Randy Phillips and Michael Shank have joined security and risk management advisory firm Chertoff Group as senior advisors. The three new advisors will work with the company’s professional team focusing on cybersecurity, information technology, intelligence and business development, Chertoff Group said Wednesday. Michael Chertoff, chairman of Chertoff Group, …

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Engility Strikes Cash Deal to Buy Dynamics Research Corp.; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EGL) has agreed to acquire consulting firm Dynamics Research Corp. (NASDAQ: DRCO) in an effort to gain new customers and contracts, grow scale and diversify its service offerings. Both companies’ board of directors have signed off on the deal for Engility to buy all of DRC’s …

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Jim DuBois Appointed Microsoft VP, CIO; Kevin Turner Comments

Jim DuBois, a two-decade veteran of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), has been promoted to corporate vice president and permanent chief information officer, effective Jan. 1. He will report to Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner and lead the company’s team responsible for information technology programs, infrastructure, processes and service delivery, Microsoft said …

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Cisco, Finmeccanica Form Defense and Civil Market Alliance

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Finmeccanica have agreed to combine both companies’ technology offerings for the defense and civil customers in an effort to pursue business opportunities in the systems integration market worldwide. Finmeccanica’s industry services will be integrated with Cisco’s information technology, networking and communications technologies in order to jointly develop …

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CGI Leverages Logica Acquisition into $100M IT Infrastructure Deal with National Health Service; Trevor Shipman Comments

CGI Group (NYSE: GIB) will build an information technology infrastructure for the National Health Service Foundation Trust in London under a $101 million contract, Computerworld UK reported Thursday. Derek du Preez writes CGI will supply service desk, data networks, desktops, laptops, devices, unified communications tools, infrastructure, videoconferencing equipment and printing services to NHS. …

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Cisco Buys Data Center App Maker Insieme Networks

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has purchased San Jose, Calif.-based data center application developer Insieme Networks for an undisclosed amount. The company introduced an application-centric infrastructure services portfolio in November for partners to deploy data center networking services that work with customer applications, Cisco said Tuesday. At the same time, Cisco said it would …

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