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Rick Wagner: Microsoft Federal to Help Air Force Integrate Capabilities in Support of ABMS

Rick Wagner President Microsoft Federal

Rick Wagner, president of Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) federal arm and a three-time Wash100 awardee, wrote in a blog post published Monday the company will compete to develop, field and operate systems across multiple domains in support of the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Battle Management System through its spot on a potential $950M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. 

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Former McAfee CEO Christopher Young Joins Microsoft as Business Dev’t EVP

Christopher Young EVP of Business Devt Microsoft

Christopher Young, former CEO of computer security software provider McAfee (Nasdaq: MCFE), has joined Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) as executive vice president of business development. He will report directly to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and oversee the technology firm's global BD strategies that include strategic alliances, joint ventures and venture investments.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Dana Deasy Comments on Re-Award $4.4B DEOS BPA; SAIC Wins $737M AFMS3 Contract; Perspecta Secures $519M in Classified Programs; USDA Awards Accenture Spot on $450M Contract; PAE Acquires Centra Technology

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards SAIC Wins $737M AFMS3 Contract to Support Modeling, Simulation; Michael LaRouche Quoted Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has been awarded the potential $737 million U.S. Air Force Modeling and Simulation Support Services (AFMS3) 2.0 contract to implement, integrate and develop modeling and simulation (M&S). …

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Former Microsoft Exec Jon Love Joins Maxar as Strategic Growth VP; Tony Frazier Quoted

Jon Love Strategic Growth VP Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has appointed Jon Love, former head of public sector partner development at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), as vice president of strategic growth, responsible for driving company efforts to secure opportunities in the global public sector. “In this role, he is going to lead efforts to help our U.S. Government customers, our closest allies, and ecosystem of industry partners harness commercial innovation in Earth Intelligence create mission force multipliers across our community,” said Tony Frazier, executive VP of global field operations at Maxar and a four-time Wash100 awardee.

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Microsoft Launches Azure Space to Expand Connectivity; Tom Keane Quoted

Microsoft Azure Space

Microsoft has launched Azure Space to store space-based data, as well as enable ground-based consumers to expand connectivity. Azure Space will link Azure’s existing cloud platform with new data centers and a network of privately owned satellites to provide high-speed internet across the globe.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization Led by Lara Poloni; IBM Split into Two Companies; Northrop Gets $1B Navy Contract; Pentagon Awards $600M Towards 5G; Katie Arrington Receives First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization; Names Lara Poloni as Lead AECOM has integrated its Design and Consulting Services (DCS) businesses into one global organization as part of the company’s phased strategy. The new unit will be led by Lara Poloni, AECOM’s …

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