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FTC Approves Dell’s $2.4B Quest Software Buy

The Federal Trade Commission has approved Dell‘s (NYSE: DELL) $2.4 billion acquisition of information technology management company Quest Software (NASDAQ: QSFT) Reuters reports. Dell said in its original announcement of the transaction it wants to increase the amount of intellectual property in its software portfolio. The company was competing against …

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Microsoft, Navy Sign $700M Software License Deal

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Navy have signed a potential $700 million agreement for the company’s brand software licenses, the branch announced Thursday. The three-year enterprise licensing agreement covers software assurance, subscriptions and software assurance step-up for desktop and server-based products. Each product must be acquired through specific terms …

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Report: Dell Offers $2.3B For Quest Software, Competing Against Private Equity Firm

Dell (NYSE: DELL) has offered to buy enterprise management software maker Quest for $2.32 billion, Reuters reported on Monday. Dell is competing with a buyout group led by private equity firm Insight Venture Partners, which originally agreed to buy Quest in March for $23 per share. According to Reuters, Quest’s …

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Booz Allen Wins $87M For Army Cloud ISR Software Architecture

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won an $87.8 million task order to provide software architecture support for the Army’s intelligence system using cloud computing, the company announced Monday. The company received the order through the $16.4 billion Rapid Response 3rd Generation contract vehicle. The company will work with the …

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Smartronix Wins $2B For Army-AF Exchange Software Development

Smartronix has won a potential $2 billion contract with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service to develop and implement information technology software, the company announced Tuesday. The contract has 10 base years worth $1 billion and six option years, which would extend the contract to its maximum value. The …

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DLT Solutions Wins $79M To Give AF Oracle Resource Software

DLT Solutions has won a $79, 463, 725 contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with enterprise resource planning software from Oracle. The Defense Department said the branch will receive a standard ERP license agreement for the products. Work will occur in Herndon, Va. and the Pentagon expects the work …

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Lockheed Wins Prime On Potential $496M ATF, Marshals Data Support Contract

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has been named a prime contractor on a potential $496 million information technology contract with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Marshals Service. The Bethesda, Md.-based firm said the seven-year Enterprise Standard Architecture IV contract covers hardware, software and security products and services. The …

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Army Seeking Contractor to Integrate Branch-Wide HR System

The U.S. Army is in the process of identifying a contractor who can help integrate Army business processes and data into a single human resource and pay system. The Army said it plans to award a contract for a wide range of services, including design, development, testing, implementation and deployment …

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Education Issues RFI for Contract, Purchasing Cloud System

The U.S. Education Department is seeking ideas on how to transfer several of its system to cloud computing, according to a request for information posted Nov. 18. The RFI asks for ideas for how to implement infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service for the department’s central automated processing system, known as EDCAPS. The …

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TASC Wins Potential $134M NASA Software Services, R&D Contract

NASA has awarded TASC Inc. a cost-plus-award-fee contract potentially worth $133.9 million to provide software services to the agency’s independent verification and validation facility in Fairmont, W.Va. The contract has a total period of performance of five years, including options. A NASA announcement of the award said TASC’s support will include research …

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