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HP’s Stacy Cleveland: DoD Eyes Match Between Security Requirements, Commercial Cloud

The Defense Department is working to develop additional security standards and practices for the commercial cloud that are tailored to protect sensitive and classified information, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. John Edwards writes that the agency is looking to adapt commercial cloud security to fit DoD requirements for hosting its data. Stacy Cleveland, …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE, NorthStar Aviation Partner to Develop Helicopter Simulator Tech

CAE and NorthStar Aviation have signed a partnership agreement to develop flight simulation and training products for the NorthStar Aviation-built 407MRH multirole helicopter, Shephard Media reported Monday. Darren Lake writes CAE will use 407MRH flight test data to replicate the aircraft’s performance as well as mission and weapon systems for …

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PwC Report Details Increased Aerospace, Defense M&A Activity in 2014

A new PwC report on the mergers and acquisitions in aerospace-and-defense industry says deal activities increased in 2014 compared to 2013 and the number of transactions worth at least $1 billion doubled from the prior year. The firm’s Mission Control report, authored by PwC Global A&D Leader Guillaume Rochard and U.S. A&D Leader Chuck Marx, says the total deal value reached $22.3 billion in …

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Ted Girard on Delphix’s Federal ERP Market Push and Agencies’ Data Security, Mgmt Challenges

Ted Girard leads the federal business of Menlo Park, Calif.-based enterprise resource application services provider Delphix as a vice president at the company. Girard’s GovCon career includes time as vice president of federal sales at BMC Software and federal sales director at data center automation software company BladeLogic, which BMC purchased …

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Maximus’ Tom Romeo: Gov’t Clients Turn to Outcome-Based Contracts for Services Procurement

Tom Romeo, president of Maximus‘ federal services business, has observed many government organizations turning to an outcomes-based contracting model to acquire services for large-scale projects, CivSource reported Tuesday. Bailey McCann writes Maximus aims to adapt strategies as public sector organizations look to change the way they manage technical and business …

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Carpathia’s Stu Fleagle: Public/Hybrid Cloud, Privacy, Automation, Data to Drive Tech Investments

Stu Fleagle, vice president of Carpathia‘s government solutions business, believes that hybrid and public cloud, automated compliance, privacy and data-driven decision-making will drive government technology investments in 2015. Fleagle said in a guest post published Monday on Federal News Radio that these trends will facilitate a transformation among government agencies as they seek …

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PV Puvvada: Federal Sector a ‘Growth Engine’ for Unisys

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal systems business, sees government customers as an engine that will drive the company’s growth strategies, he told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Thursday. Puvvada told reporter Jill Aitoro the company can turn a commercial information technology product into a pubic sector IT …

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Greg Wenzel on Booz Allen’s Digital Ecosystem Focus and the Internet of Things’ Public Sector Future

Greg Wenzel, a senior vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, is one of several company leaders for the firm’s organization focused on new ideas and concepts related to technology — the Strategic Innovation Group. In a January 2014 interview with ExecutiveBiz, Wenzel overviewed the firm’s push to help its public sector partners adopt an enterprise …

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Kay Kapoor Outlines AT&T’s Mobility Projects for Government

Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s government solutions business and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2015, has highlighted the company’s mission to provide mobile technology services to government clients through its existing contracts. Kapoor wrote in a blog post published Monday that federal agencies are adopting mobility, cloud services, …

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Consulting Firm System 1 Views Cyber’s Landscape Through ‘Democratization’ of Capability, Exposure

Federal agencies have put cybersecurity defenses high on their agendas in recent years due in part to a “democratization of cybersecurity capability,” according to John Abeles and Ernest Wohnig of cybersecurity consulting firm System 1. Abeles and Wohnig, respectively CEO and a senior vice president at System 1, offered a …

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Robin Portman on Booz Allen’s BD Org Retool and ‘Changing Paradigms’ in Federal Acquisition

Robin Portman oversees business development function at Booz Allen Hamilton in her role as an executive vice president for the consulting and contracting firm. She supports the firm’s work in the defense, security, civil and commercial sectors through leadership of a BD organization that seeks to understand and analyze market shifts for proposal development. In …

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Joe Ayers on HP’s Data Center Support for Agencies, Cloud Computing’s Evolution With FedRAMP

Joe Ayers leads Hewlett-Packard‘s federal enterprise group as its vice president and general manager and leads a team that provides technology and consulting services to federal agencies. Ayers, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2015, led Dell’s business for two years before he joined HP and is also …

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Tony Frazier on DigitalGlobe’s Open Source Collaborations and His New Gov’t Solutions SVP Role

Tony Frazier became senior vice president of DigitalGlobe‘s government solutions business earlier this year and oversees the geospatial imagery provider’s work with U.S. government customers. Frazier, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2015, joined DigitalGlobe through its 2013 combination with GeoEye, where he led communications and marketing initiatives in an SVP …

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