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QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments

Overland Park, Kan.-based data center operator QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has agreed to acquire Dulles, Va.-headquartered cloud computing provider Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in an effort to grow both companies’ colocation and managed services market footprints. QTS said Thursday it expects to close the deal sometime in the middle of 2015 and the …

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PAE Signs Deal to Buy A-T Solutions in Nat’l Security Growth Push; John Heller Comments

Arlington, Va.-based infrastructure and logistics services contractor PAE has agreed to purchase counterterrorism services provider A‑T Solutions from owners CI Capital and CoVant for an undisclosed sum. PAE said Thursday it expects to close the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals,  by the end of May and intends to build up its …

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Marlin Closes Fidelis Cyber Business Buy; Peter George Comments

Marlin Equity Partners has wrapped up the acquisition of the Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions business from General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) for an undisclosed amount. The Los-Angeles based investment firm bought Fidelis with the intent to help that business grow its footprint in the cyber threat defense technology market, Fidelis CEO Peter George said …

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Eren Ozmen: Sierra Nevada Targets Unmanned Tech Growth with Kutta Acquisition

Sierra Nevada has acquired Phoenix-based unmanned vehicle command and control systems developer Kutta Technologies for an undisclosed amount. Eren Ozmen, Sierra Nevada president, said Thursday that Kutta holds 15 years market experience and will add a range of technical offerings to Sierra Nevada’s unmanned technology portfolio through the acquisition. Kutta …

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BAE to Examine Potential US IT Services Division Sale

BAE Systems Plc is exploring a potential sale of the British defense contractor’s U.S.-based manpower and services division,  which provides information technology support services to U.S. government agencies. BAE said Friday a group of external advisers will help perform a strategic review of the business as it has “generated external interest and a number of enquiries.” The manpower and services division is …

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SRA Closes Qbase Gov’t Services Asset Buy

SRA International has closed its purchase of a portion of Qbase‘s government services business for an undisclosed amount in a deal that sees more than 230 Qbase staffers join SRA. SRA announced the completion of the deal Thursday and said the acquisition is part of its push to grow in the healthcare, homeland security …

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CSC Sells Air Traffic Control Simulation Portfolio to Adacel

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has sold its portfolio of NexSim air traffic control simulation products and service offerings to Adacel for an undisclosed sum. The transaction gives Adacel full rights to the NexSim technology and associated source codes, Adacel said Wednesday. Seth Brown, CEO of Adacel, said the company …

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Private Equity Firm Marlin to Buy General Dynamics’ Fidelis Cyber Business

Los Angeles-based investment firm Marlin Equity Partners has agreed to purchase threat detection services business Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions from General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) for an undisclosed sum. Marlin said Tuesday it expects to close the deal in the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year and aims to grow its presence in a breach defense and …

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Mike Rhodin: IBM Buys Explorys, Phytel to Further Healthcare Analytics Work

IBM has sought to expand its healthcare data analytics and cloud computing technology portfolio with the purchases of Explorys and Phytel for undisclosed amounts. Cleveland-based Explorys offers cloud platforms for healthcare providers to manage clinically integrated networks, risk in patient populations, cost of care and pay-for-performance initiatives, IBM said Monday. …

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John Veihmeyer: KPMG Makes Healthcare Mgmt Services Push with Beacon Partners Buy

KPMG LLP has agreed to acquire Massachusetts-based healthcare management and technology consulting firm Beacon Partners for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is intended to supplement KPMG’s clinical processing, accountable care organization development, analytics and revenue cycle management service offerings for the healthcare sector, KPMG said Sunday. John Veihmeyer, KPMG global …

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