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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Roger Krone Becomes Eight Time Wash100 Winner; Serco to Buy WBB for $295M; Verizon Vet John West Joins Leidos; Mark Gerencser, Gen. Joseph Votel of BENS Discuss National Security Crisis; Glen Ives Joins Castellum

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THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Holicity, Astra Enter Into Merger Agreement; Chris Kemp Quoted Astra has agreed to merge with Holicity in a deal that would also transform the small satellite launch services provider into a publicly traded company. Alameda, California-based Astra said the …

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Verizon Vet John West Named Leidos Business Development, Strategy VP

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John West, former managing director of Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) enterprise solutions unit, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president of business development and strategy, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Wednesday. The report said West has more than three decades of industry experience in areas such as cybersecurity, telecommunication, networking, cloud computing, …

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Cray to Modernize DoD Computing, Storage Systems

Cray Inc. has been awarded a $26 million contract to provide a supercomputer and data storage platform for the Defense Department‘s high-performance computing modernization program. The company is scheduled to install its XC computing and Sonexion storage systems later this year at the Army Research Laboratory’s DoD Supercomputing Resource Center, …

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CenturyLink Wins Potential $750M DISA Fiber Optic Net IDIQ; Diana Gowen Comments

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has won a potential $750 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to install a fiber-optic network for connecting the Defense Department‘s supercomputers and researchers. DISA’s defense information technology contracting organization awarded the Defense Research and Engineering Network III contract as a potential 10-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, …

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