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SOSi Expands IT, Intell Offerings With Vykin Acquisition; Julian Setian Quoted

SOS International has purchased Tampa, Fla.-based communications and information technology support company Vykin for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow IT and intelligence offerings for the defense sector. SOSi said Wednesday the deal gives the Reston, Va.-based company a spot on the Defense Intelligence Agency's $6B Enhanced Solutions for the IT Enterprise contract and on a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency procurement vehicle for agile and cloud development services.

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IBM-Red Hat Merger Receives EU Approval

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured unconditional approval from the European Commission for its proposed acquisition of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) for $34B cash, nearly two months after the U.S. Department of Justice cleared the transaction. The commission said Thursday the merger, which both companies first announced in October 2018, would not put market competition at risk.

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How the Cloud Will Be the Catalyst to Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

Last week, we outlined some of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) challenges to their upcoming IT modernization project; today we’d like to suggest some steps that will help ease CBP’s transition to a secure hybrid cloud services model. While CBP has a requirement for secure cloud adoption—and implementing this strategy will help the agency reduce costs while gaining unprecedented agility and flexibility—any shift to a new IT architecture is difficult.

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ASRC Federal Subsidiary Wins $100M State Dept Systems Support Contract; Mark Gray Quoted

ASRC Federal NetCentric has secured a potential five-year, $100M contract to provide service transition support for global mission critical systems being used by the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs. The company said Tuesday its NetCentric subsidiary will help the bureau’s Office of Consular Systems and Technology manage the software …

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Leidos Gets $94M Army Info Mgmt, IT Support Contract Extension

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a one-year, $94M contract modification to provide information management and technology support to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The award extends the company’s services that started in 2018 under a $64.5M initial contract. Work under the modification will take place in Vicksburg, Miss., through …

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Harish Nanda Joins CNSI as CTO; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

Harish Nanda, a more than 25-year information technology industry veteran, has joined health IT systems provider CNSI as chief technology officer. He will oversee CNSI’s tech organization and advance innovation into the firm’s customer platforms, the company said Wednesday. Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of CNSI and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said …

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