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Deltek: Pentagon Puts IT at Center of Cost-Reduction Efforts

The Defense Department is working to allocate its budget and focus on eight key information technology initiatives, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Deniece Peterson, director of research at Deltek, writes DoD wants the IT programs to reduce costs in an environment of changing regulations, budgets and workforces.. Peterson highlighted areas …

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Larry Silver to Head DMI Federal Mobility Business Development; Jay Sunny Bajaj Comments

Larry Silver, formerly director of U.S. government sales at BlackBerry, has joined DMI as vice president of business development for federal mobility. Silver will work to oversee DMI’s mobile enterprise services for public sector clients, develop integration strategies and advise government partners on managing mobility infrastructures, the company said Thursday. Jay …

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Harris to Install VA Medical Center Wireless Network; Wayne Lucernoni Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won the final and third phase of a potential four-year, $60 million contract to provide a wireless network platform for Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers. The VA aims to expand mobile device usage for 112 medical centers and connect healthcare providers to data at any time …

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Silver Lake Vet Todd Morgenfeld Joins HP, Helped Negotiate Dell Buyout

Todd Morgenfeld, a former executive at Silver Lake Partners, has joined Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) as a senior vice president and will help with the company’s mobility strategy, CNN Money reported Thursday. Dan Primack writes Morgenfeld was previously involved in negotiations surrounding Silver Lake’s offer to acquire Dell (NASDAQ: DELL). Silver …

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Report: Tom Wilburn Appointed Cisco Global Enterprise SVP, CTO

Tom Wilburn, who joined Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) in 2005, has been appointed to succeed John McCool as senior vice president and chief technology officer of the global enterprise segment. McCool is leaving the company the company after 17 years and helped grow its corporate mobile and networking equipment unit from …

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Rajesh Natarajan of AT&T on Govt Agency Customizations, Lab Testing

AT&T aims to take its products and services from the commercial sector and make them repeatable for the federal space, Rajesh Natarajan recently told ExecutiveBiz in an interview. Natarajan spoke with ExecutiveBiz as part of its continuing series of executive spotlights, where GovCon thought leaders overview their current roles and …

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Air Force Issues Touchscreen Multimedia Player RFI

The Air Force’s Air Mobility Command wants to buy touchscreen handheld multimedia players, according to a request for information posted Monday on FedBizOpps. Contractors are asked to provide information on handheld devices that support music, video, photo and E-books and can be accessed through removable memory cards. Respondents should be …

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ICF Int’l Completes Purchase of Web, Social Media Developer for $100M

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has closed its purchase of Ironworks Consulting LLC, a developer of public-facing web solutions and social media platforms for the federal government. ICF announced it will pay approximately $100 million cash for the company, which also provides services to health, energy and financial services firms. Ironworks is …

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SRA Int’l Sends Mobile Apps Suite, Engineering Team to Chip Maker

SRA International has sold a mobile applications suite that includes security solutions for voice and video channels to KoolSpan Inc., a Maryland-based manufacturer of a mobile encryption computer chip. SRA will send a team of engineers to KoolSpan in the deal. Terms were not disclosed. KoolSpan said in its announcement …

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CACI Announces $635M Army C4ISR, Mobility, Cyber Contracts; Paul Cofoni Comments

CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI) has been awarded approximately $635 million in previously unannounced contracts with the U.S. Army to provide solutions and services in the areas of mobility, cyber and C4ISR. CACI will provide research, development, training and operational support for sensors systems, signals intelligence systems and ground-based battlefield intelligence. This …

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