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GTSI Sterling Phillips Joins Cloud2 Commission

GTSI announced this week CEO Sterling Phillips’ appointment to the Commission on the Leadership Opportunity In U.S. Government on the Cloud. The Cloud2 Initiative is hosted by the TechAmerica Foundation. The commission brings together industry experts from commercial and public sectors, and is tasked with recommending solutions for government cloud …

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Survey Says Employees Hopeful, Ready to Move On

Human resource departments, beware. The job market is improving, and employees are ready to move on. Monster.com released a workplace survey today. Findings revealed employees are no longer content to just have a job. They want jobs that inspire them, and there’s a firm belief among survey responders that their …

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Microsoft CIO Shares Cloud Lessons

While there’s value and virtue in learning from our own mistakes, wouldn’t it be better to learn from the mistakes of others? Tony Scott, Microsoft’s CIO, seems to think so. Scott shared lessons learned in Microsoft’s foray into cloud computing with an audience of CIOs last week at an event …

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SAIC Wins Small Business Partner Award

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum hosted its annual SECAF Awards Gala last week, honoring small and up-and-coming players in the government contracting industry. Broken into revenue categories, InCadence Strategic Solutions won for SECAF Contractor of the Year under $6 million, Onyx Government Solutions won for SECAF Contractor of …

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FBI Honors Serco’s Maureen Baginski

Serco, Inc. announced today the Federal Bureau of Investigation awarded Maureen Baginski, vice president of Intelligence Services, the FBI Intelligence Analysts Association Award. “We are truly proud of Maureen and this great honor she received,” said Ed Casey, chairman and CEO of Serco. “She has brought to Serco the same …

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Deltek’s Chris Dixon to Moderate IT Panel

Deltek announced today Chris Dixon, manager of state and local industry analysis for Deltek’s INPUT Business Unit, will moderate a panel at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers conference. Dixon will oversee panel discussion on Fast and Furious: Control Cost and Streamline Operations. Participants will include IT leaders …

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Lockheed’s DRRS-A Goes Live

Lockheed Martin announced today completion of installation of its Defense Readiness Reporting System-Army. DRRS-A replaced the Army Status of Resources and Training System found inside the Global Command and Control System-Army. “DRRS-A provides readiness reporting under high operational tempo conditions that are inherent with overseas contingency operations,” said Jim Quinn, …

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Verizon Introduces Remote Health Monitoring

Verizon is doing its share to keep independent living senior citizens safe. The technology firm teamed with Healthsense to provide planned senior living communities health-monitoring services. Senior living communities equipped with FiOS will now have access to a Wi-Fi-based monitoring and response system. The monitoring services will alert caregivers to …

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GEO-1 Ready For Flight

Lockheed Martin’s space-based, infrared system geosynchronous satellite has its ticket, and is packed and ready for its May flight onboard the Atlas V rocket. SBIRS GEO-1 was developed for the U.S. Air Force to booster the country’s missile warning system. Lockheed said the satellite will provide missile defense, technical intelligence …

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Iron Bow Wins McAfee Elite Partner Status

Iron Bow Technologies announced today McAfee awarded the IT solutions company Elite Partner status. “Information security is an accelerating challenge for our customers and the industry as a whole,” said Rene LaVigne, president and CEO of Iron Bow Technologies. “Our partnership with industry leader McAfee demonstrates our commitment to provide …

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Dell’s Chief Medical Officer Departs

Dr. Harry Greenspun, chief medical officer for Dell Corp., announced this week he will be joining Deloitte’s health services research unit. Greenspun is expected to assume his new role at the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions next month. In an interview with Modern Healthcare, Greenspun said the move was motivated …

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ID Shows off Green IT at AFCEA

Intelligent Decisions, Inc. announced last week it will highlight its virtual and consolidated datacenter solutions at the AFCEA Energy and the Environment IT Day. “We have answered the demands of our clients for green and cost-effective solutions while at the same time increasing the security and reliability of datacenters,” said …

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AT&T Offers Mobile Cell Sites For Disasters

When a tornado slammed into Lambert-St. Louis International Airport this past Saturday, city, state and federal officials leaped into action. Emergency medical response, power recovery and the re-establishment of air traffic control were handled fluidly and quickly during the weekend, allowing the airport to return to near-normal operation by Monday. …

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