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  • Paul Strasser: PPC to Continue IT Support for DOJ Victim Notification System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Paul Strasser: PPC to Continue IT Support for DOJ Victim Notification System

    The Project Performance Company has signed a potential five-year, $17.5 million contract with the Justice Department to provide operation, maintenance and other IT support services for the department’s Victim Notification System. PPC CEO Paul Strasser said Tuesday the contract continues the company’s support for the automated notification system, which began in 2009. This follow-on contract also covers program management, database administration, help desk […] More

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    Amit Yoran: RSA’s New Integrated Platform Built for Compliance, Security Needs

    RSA, the security division of EMC, has launched the RSA Advanced Security Operations Center Solution to combinee several technologies that are designed to help enterprises detect emerging threats and mitigate network breaches. EMC said Tuesday that the suite integrates RSA Security Analytics, RSA ECAT, RSA Archer Security Operations Management and RSA Advanced Cyber Defense Practice training and services. The platform works […] More

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    NIH Allergy Institute Taps Emergent BioSolutions for Anthrax Vaccine Dry Formulation; Adam Havey Comments

    Emergent BioSolutions has landed a five-year, $29 million contract with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to make a dry formulation of the NuThrax anthrax vaccine candidate in an effort to facilitate shipping and storage at normal temperatures. The company said Monday the contract covers manufacturing, non-clinical processes and application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Investigational New Drug status. “We […] More

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    Dan Allen: Serco Inc. to Support Navy Reserve’s Psychological Health Program

    Serco Inc. will continue to provide command consultations, behavioral health screenings and psychological-education briefings to the U.S. Navy Reserve‘s Psychological Health Outreach Program under a five-year, $14.3 million contract. The company said Tuesday that it will perform contract work in Everett, Washington; Fort Worth, Texas; Great Lakes, Illinois; Jacksonville, Florida; Norfolk, Virginia; and San Diego. “As part of our […] More

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    IBC Lands F-35 Beryllium-Aluminum Component Subcontract; Ray White Comments

    Lockheed Martin has selected a subsidiary of IBC Advanced Alloys to supply beryllium-aluminum cast components for the F-35 jet’s electro-optical targeting system under a $2 million initial contract. IBC Engineered Materials will perform engineering and hard-tooling services and use the Beralcast beryllium-aluminum alloy to build an EOTS azimuth gimbal housing for the F-35, IBC said Monday. “A key attribute […] More

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    Huntington Ingalls Shipyard Christens USS John Warner Submarine; Matt Mulherin Comments

    Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has christened the USS John Warner (SSN 785), the first Virginia-class submarine to be named after a living person – former Senator and Navy Secretary John Warner. Warner’s wife Jeanne led the christening ceremony as the ship’s sponsor, the company said Monday. “American technological innovation and manufacturing skill have always been some of our most […] More

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    Lockheed Extends DoD Asset-Tracking Program Support; Angela Heise Comments

    Lockheed Martin has received a $26.8 million follow-on contract from the Defense Department for sustainment and operations support to the Integrated Data Environment/Global Transportation Network Convergence program, run by the U.S. Transportation Command and Defense Logistics Agency. The IGC program, which the company developed under a contract awarded in 2008, is designed to help make the supply chain visible and help DoD track […] More

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    CCSi Receives NIH Analysis Subcontract from Palladian Partners

    Creative Computing Solutions has received a subcontract to help Palladian Partners perform research analysis and reporting services for the National Institutes of Health. CCSi said this month that it was chosen by Silver Spring, Maryland-based Palladian to work with NIH’s Office of Research on Women’s Health. The value of the subcontract was not disclosed. CCSi holds other contracts for work with federal agencies, such as a contract […] More

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    Cisco, Red Hat Expand Partnership Into Open Cloud Collaboration; Paul Cormier Comments

    Cisco and Red Hat have extended their partnership to open collaboration around the OpenStack, Intercloud and Application Centric Infrastructure tools and unveiled a new integrated infrastructure for cloud deployments on OpenStack. Cisco said Thursday the new Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure product family is designed for private cloud operations on OpenStack and on-ramp to Intercloud for enterprise and midmarket customers. “Open […] More

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    Christian Roth: Lockheed Arm, Copenhagen Airport Form Analytics Consulting Service

    A Lockheed Martin subsidiary has partnered with the Copenhagen Airport in Denmark to provide a data insights consulting service to other airports to use for support operational planning. Lockheed said Friday its BEONTRA subsidiary and CPH will jointly work with airports to analyze and optimize their data as they seek to manage costs in airport operations. “After working closely with Copenhagen Airport and […] More

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    Unisys’ Francis Ofungwu: Data Discovery, Monitoring Are Protection ‘Building Blocks’

    All network security strategies are centered on protecting sensitive data and the success of such a measure relies on organizations’ understanding of both internal and external interactions with the data, according to Francis Ofungwu of Unisys. Ofungwu, director of network security services at the company, writes in a post published Thursday that organizations must perform data discovery, data isolation and monitoring […] More

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    HumanTouch’s James Benson: Agencies Wary of Risk in IT Procurement Timelines

    Platform-as-a-service gives federal agencies a tool to support their initiatives on cloud computing and data center consolidation but many have not embraced PaaS due to several reasons, James Benson of HumanTouch says. Benson, a HumanTouch senior vice president, wrote in a post for GCN published Thursday that he believes some system integrators are hindering federal adoption of PaaS despite its functions in application […] More

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