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CenturyLink Closes $34B Level 3 Purchase

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has wrapped up its $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications. The merger’s completion creates a combined entity with $24 billion in estimated pro forma annual revenue and a global network that links at least 350 metropolitan areas with over 100,000 on-net, fiber-equipped buildings, CenturyLink said Wednesday. The new …

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Cubic Mission Solutions Exhibits Satcom, Networking Tech at DSEI 2017; Mike Twyman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit is set to showcase satellite communications and networking technology at the 2017 Defense and Security Equipment International event this week in London, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday its mission solutions unit will feature deployable and tactical networking …

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AT&T Eyes Work Under GSA’s $50B Contract for Telecom Services; Kay Kapoor Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will pursue work to provide telecommunications services and technologies to government agencies through its position under the General Services Administration‘s $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Aug. 1 the EIS vehicle serves to replace the Washington Interagency …

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HDS Federal, Brocade Agree on Transfer of Some Contracts, Assets; David Turner Comments

Hitachi Data Systems‘ federal business has entered into a definitive agreement to accept the transfer and control of some of Brocade Communications Systems‘ (Nasdaq: BRCD) federal service maintenance contracts and other cleared assets. HDS Federal said Tuesday it will gain Brocade’s portfolio of U.S. federal data center networking, campus/edge networking and storage area …

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Intel, Carnegie Mellon Pursue R&D Program on Cloud-Based Video Analytics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has entered into a research and development partnership with Carnegie Mellon University to deliver analytics and immersive technologies to government, businesses and consumers as part of a $4.12 million program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the Intel Science and Technology Center for Visual …

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VMware’s Tim Merrigan: Agencies Should Centralize IT Operations to Modernize Service Delivery

Tim Merrigan, vice president of state, local and education at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said government agencies should work to centralize information technology operations in an effort to determine their requirements and change the way they deliver services to citizens. Merrigan wrote that agencies should also acknowledge the role of …

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Parsons Eyes 7 Research Areas for NRL Contract Work; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2016 — Parsons will work to deliver research and development as well as engineering services to the Naval Research Laboratory under a previously awarded $245 million multi-award U.S. Navy contract, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers support to NRL’s information technology division …

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Madison Dearborn, CoVant Finalize $200M LGS Innovations Purchase

A Madison Dearborn Partners and CoVant investor group has finalized its purchase of LGS Innovations from Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) for $200 million. Alcatel-Lucent has sold LGS as part of an initiative to raise more than $1.4 billion by the end of 2015 through asset divestitures, Alcatel-Lucent said Tuesday. Half of the acquisition amount …

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CenturyLink Joins Dell Cloud Partner Network; Jeremy Ford, Suku Krishnaraj Comment

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has joined a Dell partner ecosystem to offer a range of cloud-based computing, storage and networking services to government and other enterprise clients. CenturyLink will deliver infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service offerings from its data centers through Dell’s cloud network program, Dell said Thursday. Suku Krishnaraj, vice president and …

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Curtiss-Wright Buys C4ISR Tech Maker Parvus for $38M Cash; David Adams Comments

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) has purchased Eurotech subsidiary Parvus, a factor computers and communications subsystems manufacturer, for $38 million cash. Salt Lake City, Utah-based Parvus builds small-form factor rugged computing and networking subsystems used in C4ISR operations (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance), Curtiss-Wright said Tuesday. Parvus expects to generate $23 million …

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