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Andrew Couch Talks CryptoFuse’s Role Rethinking Blockchain

Last week, Andrew Couch, founder of Cryptofuse, spoke with GovConWire about how his company is looking to redefine blockchain technology and drive value in the federal market. As Couch explained, his company devised a way to exchange information without the internet by relying on asynchronous updating and the global blockchain. …

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ECS to Sustain AMC Logistics Info System Under $51M Deal; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 7, 2018 — ECS will update, maintain and support an Air Mobility Command defense cargo- and personnel-tracking platform as part of a potential $51M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 10. The company said Oct. 9 it will work to further develop, operate and sustain AMC’s Global Air Transportation Execution …

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Columbia Helicopters Gets $243M Modification on Transcom Airlift Support Contract

Columbia Helicopters has received a potential $243.1M contract modification from U.S. Transportation Command to support airlift operations within U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility. The modification raises the original contract’s total cumulative value from $225.7M to $468.8M and covers the provision of rotary-wing aircraft built to transport cargo and personnel, the Defense …

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Report: Transcom to Kick Off AWS ‘Secret’ Cloud Region Adoption

The U.S. Transportation Command will now start the migration of data and applications to an Amazon Web Services-built cloud platform designed to host intelligence community clients’ workloads classified at the “secret” level, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Trancom’s decision to move data to the AWS Secret Region came after Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) decided to …

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DXC, Air Force Vet Earl Matthews Joins Verodin as SVP, Chief Strategy Officer

Earl Matthews, formerly vice president and general manager of enterprise security solutions division at DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), has joined Verodin as senior VP and chief strategy officer. Matthews will be a part of Verodin’s leadership team and oversee the development and execution of the McLean, Virginia-based security instrumentation firm’s …

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Col. Robert Manning: DoD Lowers $950M Cloud Services Contract Ceiling to $65M

The Defense Department has decided to reduce the size of a cloud services contract awarded to REAN Cloud to $65 million and limited the provision of such services to the U.S. Transportation Command, Nextgov reported Monday. Col. Robert Manning, a spokesman for DoD, announced the department’s decision at a press …

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REAN Cloud Lands $950M DoD Cloud Procurement Contract

REAN Cloud has secured a potential five-year, $950 million contract from the Defense Department to provide cloud platforms and services to agencies within DoD. The award is a production “other transaction” contract based on a prototype cloud migration and infrastructure assessment project REAN Cloud completed for the U.S. Transportation Command …

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Transcom Awards 14 Spots on Potential $228M Air Cargo Transportation Services IDIQ

The U.S. Transportation Command has selected 14 companies to provide air cargo transportation services under a potential five-year, $227.9 million contract. The indefinite–delivery/indefinite–quantity contract contains a one-year base period with a guaranteed minimum award to each contractor, The Defense Department said Friday. Work covers door-to-door pickup and delivery; transportation; intransit visibility; payment system …

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Former US Gov’t CISO Greg Touhill Joins Cyxtera as President of New Federal Business

Greg Touhill, the first-ever federal chief information security officer, has joined information technology infrastructure company Cyxtera Technologies as president of its newly established federal business. The company said Tuesday Touhill will lead Cyxtera Federal Group‘s efforts to deliver data center and cybersecurity services to the federal government market. Cyxtera CEO Manuel Medina noted …

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3 Firms Selected for $949M Centcom Rotary-Wing Airlift Support Program

The U.S. Transportation Command has selected three companies to provide rotary-wing airlift services within the U.S. Central Command‘s area of responsibility under separate indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth up to $948.8 million combined over four years. The Defense Department said Wednesday the base period of performance will run through April 30, 2018, and work could extend until April 30, 2021, …

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