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CGI Leverages Logica Acquisition into $100M IT Infrastructure Deal with National Health Service; Trevor Shipman Comments

CGI Group (NYSE: GIB) will build an information technology infrastructure for the National Health Service Foundation Trust in London under a $101 million contract, Computerworld UK reported Thursday. Derek du Preez writes CGI will supply service desk, data networks, desktops, laptops, devices, unified communications tools, infrastructure, videoconferencing equipment and printing services to NHS. …

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URS Team Wins Nuclear Waste Storage Project Extension; Martin Koffel Comments

A consortium led by URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) has won a contract extension to continue running waste storage operations at a U.K.-based nuclear site under $2.9 billion in annual funding over the next five years. Nuclear Management Partners Ltd. will continue the work at Sellafield nuclear complex in West Cumbria for the Nuclear Decommissioning …

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Maximus Buys UK-Based Healthcare Provider; Richard Montoni Comments

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has acquired U.K.-based healthcare provider Health Management Ltd. in a move aimed at expanding Maximus’ medical management services portfolio. The transaction closed on July 1 and is expected to add nearly $11 million to Maximus’ revenue in the next three months,  Maximus said Monday. Richard Montoni, Maximus …

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Boeing Names 15-Year Michael Kurth Unmanned Airborne Lead, David Pitchforth UK Defense Head

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has appointed Michael Kurth, currently managing director of the U.K. defense business, to lead unmanned airborne systems programs as vice president and general manager. The company said Kurth will be succeeded in his current position by David Pitchforth, managing director for the U.K. rotorcraft support division. As …

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CSC to Outsource IT for 11 BAE Businesses on Potential $800M Deal

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has signed an agreement with BAE Systems worth up to $160 million per year for five years to provide information technology outsourcing services. The agreement replaces an existing arrangement set to expire April 2012 and calls for CSC to provide end user computing and mainframe services, networking and storage support …

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MAXIMUS Grabs UK Certification; CEO Richard Montoni Comments

MAXIMUS‘ (NYSE:MMS) U.K.-based Employment & Training subsidiary has earned “preferred supplier” status for the U.K.’s “Work Programme Buying Framework” in seven of 11 regions. The status is the best possible under the framework. The U.K.’s goal with the new Work Programme is to replace and consolidate a handful of current …

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MI5 Hires Teens to Combat Hackers

According to news reports, 50 youths were hired by MI5 to fight cyber attacks. Attacks have already been traced by the new cyber professionals to China, Russian, and Pakistan. The youths have also discovered messages from terrorists in a maximum security prison.

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