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Neustar Technologist Rodney Joffe Talks Internal Threats

Neustar (NYSE: NSR) Senior Technologist Rodney Joffe spoke with Federal News Radio about the threats posed by the “human problem.” “You really have to start from the point of view that with everything in place, if you follow all the rules and all the regulations and all the best practices, …

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Alion Honored for Navy Simulator

Alion has been honored with the 2010 National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Modeling and Simulation in the “Training” category, for the firm’s work on a Navy simulator. According to the firm, “the award was presented at the annual NTSA Leadership Reception & Executive Dinner …

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HP Lands on $30 Billion FBI IT Deal; Dennis Stolkey Comments

HP Enterprise Services has been included on the FBI’s $30 billion IT overhaul ID/IQ. For more information on the vehicle, click here. “The FBI IT Triple S contract will be an essential vehicle used to obtain the IT supplies and services needed to deliver improved and efficient information technology to …

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CSC Pins Down $900 Million Navy Deal Position

CSC (NYSE:CSC) has won a spot on the U.S. Navy’s Fielded Training System Support III multiple award contract. The firm is one of eight companies to win a spot on the contract.   The deal carries a five-year term with a trio of one-year options and an estimated total value of …

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Dell Moves to Acquire SecureWorks

Dell has an agreement in place to acquire SecureWorks Inc., an information-security services provider. The move would increase Dell’s global IT-as-a-Service and information security offerings. The Ga.-based SecureWorks carries 700 employees and reported FY 2010 revenue above $120 million. “The frequency and sophistication of attacks on technology infrastructure and malicious …

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Oracle’s Mark Johnson on ‘Strong Positive’ News

Oracle has been issued a “strong positive” rating from Gartner, Inc. in the analyst’s “MarketScope for Local Government CRM Products.” According to the firm, “the report compares the offerings of nine providers of CRM commercial off-the-shelf software for local government agencies. It helps local government chief information officers (CIOs) and …

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HP Claims Lucrative $2.5 Billion NASA IT Deal; Dennis Stolkey Remarks

HP’s Public Sector won a $2.5 billion IT contract with NASA to provide products and services for up to 10 years, the Wall Street Journal reports. The deal covers PC hardware, software and information-technology services. Senior VP for enterprise services, U.S. public sector Dennis Stolkey said the contract is “very …

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Clouds Continue to Roll In: IBM Looks at Cloud Solutions for NATO

IBM (NYSE: IBM) was selected by NATO’s Allied Command Transformation to look at ways the organization might use cloud computing to improve communications between its 28 member nations. The project supports NATO’s “efforts to restructure the alliance to meet 21st century technology challenges.” “We are pleased to share IBM’s expertise …

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CSC Acquires CenTauri, Boosts C4ISR Offering; Jim Sheaffer Remarks

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has acquired Alexandria, Va.-based CenTauri Solutions, increasing the firm’s C4ISR offering. According to the firm, “the acquisition will enable CSC to deliver IT services and solutions as a prime contractor through the Defense Intelligence Agency’s $6.6 billion Solutions for Information Technology Enterprises indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. CenTauri Solutions also …

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AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint-Nextel Book Wireless Deal with Navy

According to the Department of Defense, “AT&T (NYSE: T) Sprint-Nextel (NYSE: S), T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award task order contract to provide wireless service and devices to the Navy.  The maximum dollar value, including the base period and one six-month option …

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