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SAP Names Qais Gharaibeh Managing Director for its UAE Operations

SAP (NYSE: SAP) has recently named Qais Gharaibeh managing director of its operations in the United Arab Emirates. Gharaibeh will lead field operations in the country and will report to Sam Alkharrat,  managing director of SAP Middle East and North Africa. “Drawing on his impressive track-record, Qais will be integral …

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TWD Wins $121M SeaPort-e Order for IT, Virtualization; Larry Besterman Comments

  TWD has won a $121 million SeaPort-e task order with the Naval Sea Systems Command. The firm will provide enterprise IT services and support and will work directly with the Command Information Office. The company will support NAVSEA with Microsoft SharePoint development and administration, network architecture and design, systems management and virtualization, …

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SAIC Wins Potential $210M SPAWAR IDIQ for Cybersecurity, Modernization Support

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has been awarded a potential $210 million prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. The company will provide cybersecurity and information assurance services in support of SPAWAR’s mission to provide strategic, tactical and operational support. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a one-year …

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Raytheon Executive-Level Cyber Training Added to GSA Schedule 70 Contract

The U.S. General Services Administration has added Raytheon Co.’s (NYSE: RTN) cyber operations training solutions to the company’s Schedule 70 contract, the most widely used federal IT award vehicle. The company will utilize cyber battle labs with real-time cyber threat data for its executive-level and advanced practitioner training courses. Raytheon will …

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DISA Taps HP to Assess DOD Enterprise Network, IT Systems

The Defense Information Systems Agency has selected HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) to pilot a program that will test for vulnerabilities in Defense Department enterprise networks and IT systems. The company will provide project management,  implementation and training services for the assured compliance assessment solution pilot and assess network compliance with department standards. “DISA needs a cybersecurity …

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Harris to Support MDA Communication Networks, LA Air Force Base

The U.S. Air Force Space Command’s space and missile systems center has awarded Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) an award to provide network support services to the Los Angeles Air Force Base. Harris will deliver core IT and communications maintenance and operations services. These will include video teleconferencing services and network …

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CACI Closes Buy of Federal Oracle Provider; Paul Cofoni Comments

CACI (NYSE: CACI) has completed its acquisition of Advanced Programs Group, LLC, a provider of  Oracle e-business services to the federal government. CACI expects the move to increase its earnings per share over the next 12 months. Reston, Va.-based Advanced Programs has 110 employees and generated 2010 calendar year revenues of $41.9 …

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HP Buys Autonomy Corp to Expand Enterprise Information Offerings

HP (NYSE: HPQ) has acquired control of Autonomy Corporation plc., buying approximately 87.34 percent of Autonomy shares for $33.77 per share in cash. The acquisition positions HP in control of Autonomy and as leader in the enterprise information management space. Autonomy provides IT solutions for unstructured and structured information with data analytics, …

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General Dynamics Completes $960M Acquisition of Vangent Inc.; Jay Johnson Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has completed its acquisition of healthcare IT provider Vangent Inc. for approximately $960 million cash. General Dynamics expects the move will increase its earnings in 2012. Vangent will become part of the company’s IT business unit, GDIT. Vangent’s core offerings include health informatics and information exchange, electronic health records …

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CGI to Move DHS Public Websites to Cloud; SVP Eric Wolking Comments

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB) its three-year, $1.8 million DHS-wide public cloud web content management services contract. The contract was awarded under the General Services Administration’s $76 million infrastructure as a service BPA, which CGI was granted approval to fulfill work orders under last month. …

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