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Hilton Romanski: Cisco to Buy OpenDNS in Connected-Device Security Push

Cisco has agreed to purchase network security firm OpenDNS for $635 million cash in a push to help organizations protect their connected devices against sophisticated threats. The companies seek to integrate OpenDNS’ predictive threat intelligence and software-as-a-service cloud security platform with Cisco’s Security Everywhere framework to mitigate the risk of …

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Hugh Evans: Veritas Capital Targets Mass Notification Tech Market with ECN Buy

Veritas Capital has bought mass notification software-as-a-service company Emergency Communications Network from private equity firm The Riverside Co. for an undisclosed sum. Hugh Evans, a managing partner at Veritas, said Friday the private equity investment firm aims to help ECN expand its presence in the government and adjacent markets. ECN …

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Justin Lanning: Xerox Seeks Health IT Business Growth Through HCI Purchase

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has acquired healthcare information technology software-as-a-service company Healthy Communities Institute for an undisclosed amount. The companies seek to integrate HCI’s cloud-based SaaS platform and an analytics technology from Xerox’s healthcare subsidiary Midas+, Xerox said Monday. Justin Lanning, senior vice president and managing director of Midas+, said the …

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GSA Issues RFQ for $5B Microsoft Software BPA; Tom Sharpe Comments

The General Services Administration has started accepting bids for a $5.3 billion blanket purchase agreement covering Microsoft software products and related services, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes vendors looking to bid for the five-year multi-contract BPA under GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 vehicle have until Dec. 18 to respond …

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CACI, Be Informed Partner to Offer Agencies Cloud Service; John Mengucci Comments

CACI International (NYSE:CACI) and business software maker Be Informed have started developing a cloud computing-based platform intended to help federal agencies deliver services to the public. The companies plan to build an on-site software-as-a-service system for agencies to communicate with citizens, gather stakeholder information and fulfill regulatory measures, CACI said …

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SSA Wants Cloud-Based Web Analytics

The Social Security Administration’s budget office wants to use cloud computing for analyzing the SSA’s web traffic, according to a request for information. SSA is asking for industry feedback on how to equip its webmasters with modern, vendor-supported and reliable Internet and intranet usage through using software-as-a-service. Interested contractors must be able …

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NASA Seeking Website Manager, Improved Cloud-Based Infrastructure

NASA is seeking a contractor to improve management of the agency’s websites and put them in an improved cloud computing network. In a request for information on FedBizOpps, NASA said it wants to improve collaborative tools and search capabilities through the Web Enterprise Services and Technology contract. NASA wants to …

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