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Parker CFO Pistell Steps Down after 41 Years with Firm

Parker Hannifin (NYSE: PH) CFO Timothy K. Pistell has announced his retirement after more than four decades with the motion and control technologies manufacturer. Controller Jon P. Marten has been elected by the board to replace Pistell. “Tim has had an outstanding career at Parker with many significant contributions spanning …

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SAIC Wins $321 Million NASA IT Deal; Group Pres. Joe Craver Comments

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) picked up a contract from NASA to provide IT operations for the Administration’s Enterprise Applications Competency Center.  The deal holds a total maximum value of $321 million. The Enterprise Applications Service Technologies (EAST) contract offers SAIC a two-year base term, a two-year option and a single one-year …

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SAIC Makes Investment in Language Technologies

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has purchased technology, intellectual property and related assets from AppTek Partners, LLC; Applications Technology, Inc.; and MediaMind, LLC: all firms that focus on human language technologies. According to the firm, “SAIC will acquire a complete suite of products for text and speech (voice) processing, including machine translation, …

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CSC Books $230 Million Medicare/Medicaid IT Deal; Dr. Robert Wah Comments

CSC (NYSE:CSC) has won a $230 million task order from Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Clinical Standards and Quality Services. The firm will oversee the migration of IT systems to a newly designed architecture. The deal has a six-month term with six one-year extension options. “CSC has worked closely …

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SAIC Books Pair of Army IT Deals

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) picked up a pair of task orders to support IT services for the U.S. Army 513th Military Intelligence Brigade at Fort Gordon, Ga., and the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR). The deals carry a combined maximum value of $14 million with a one-year base …

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Sevatec CTO Rodrigo Fontecilla on Protecting Information Assets

Sevatec CTO Rodrigo Fontecilla spoke with The New New Internet recently and provided a breakdown of how other CTOs can best protect their information assets. “Intellectual capital and the protection of it are difficult, but at the end of the day, we can come up with a solution, ” Fontecilla …

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CSC Scores Half-Billion Dollar NOAA Deal; Jim Sheaffer Comments

CSC (NYSE: CSC), alongside team leader Riverside Technology, won an ID/IQ contract for scientific and technical support services to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). As one of three teams, the group has access to the deal that includes a five-year period of performance and a potential value of …

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IBM Brings Cloud to Feds; Dave McQueeney Comments (WATCH)

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has launched a new cloud-computing system specifically for the federal government. According to the firm, “the Federal Community Cloud specifically designed to help federal government organizations respond to technology requirements more quickly. The secure, private cloud environment is part of IBM’s established and dedicated Federal Data Centers …

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VT Group Brings in George Allen to Lead Tech Services Strategy; Chris Taylor Comments

VT Group has hired George Allen to its Technical Services Business Unit, where he will serve as vice president of strategic development. “We are pleased to welcome George, a proven and highly respected member of the government contracting community, to our team, ” said Chris Taylor, president of the Technical …

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VMware Products Claim Important Certification; Aileen Black Comments

VMware (NYSE: VMW) announced the firm’s Sphere 4.0 and vCenter Server 4.0 products have picked up Common Criteria certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4 (EAL4+) under the Common Criteria Evaluation and Certification Scheme (CCS). According to the firm, “Common Criteria is an international set of guidelines (ISO 15408) that provides …

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