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CSC Extends Legal Solutions Suite License for Great American Insurance

CSC announced the Great American Insurance Company, a subsidiary of American Financial Group, has extended its Legal Solutions Suite license for an additional five years. Great American uses CSC’s web-based software to efficiently manage its relationships with outside legal counsel. “Legal Solutions Suite has become a valuable tool, helping us …

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Thursday Transactions

This week, L-3 Communications announced  it acquired FUNA International, GmbH last month. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Dell has an agreement in place to acquire SecureWorks Inc., an information-security services provider. The move would increase Dell’s global IT-as-a-service and information security offerings. Georgia-based SecureWorks carries 700 employees …

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AT&T Named MEF Service Provider of the Year

AT&T won the 2010 “Service Provider of the Year” award by the MEF for carrier Ethernet services in North America. The Metro Ethernet Forum is a global industry alliance comprising more than 170 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable multiple system operators and network equipment/software manufacturers. The North America Service …

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Wednesday Wins

This week, CGI renewed a deal worth $40 million to help the Department of Housing and Urban Development with its multifamily housing programs. General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin have won defense contract modifications worth $20 million and $13 million, respectively. URS will provide the U.S. Navy with technical and programming …

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Alion Honored for Navy Damage Control Trainer

Alion Science and Technology was awarded the 2010 National Training and Simulation Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Modeling and Simulation in the “Training” category, for its work on the Damage Control Trainer. Alion, along with Raytheon BBN Technologies, developed the stimulator to prepare Navy recruits for deployment. The Trainer …

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Lockheed Martin Scores $200 Million SSA Contract

Lockheed Martin was chosen by the Social Security Administration to prime the Disability Case Processing System contract, which is an IT modernization program committed to improving the quality and speed of processing disability claims. The contract is an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity and carries a one-year base period with five …

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Monday Moves

This week, VT Group has named George H. Allen the president of the firm’s Technical Services business unit. Allen will lead strategy and oversee long-term goals, strategies and policies for the practice. BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security sector has hired Brian Sheridan to serve as vice president and deputy general …

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GeoEye Hires Dean Edmundson as VP of Business Development

GeoEye, Inc. has named Dean Edmundson vice president of business development. Prior to GeoEye, Edmundson worked as senior director of global business development for Oracle’s Primavera Global Business Unit. “Edmundson is a hands-on business development leader with a proven track record of successfully increasing sales through strategic alliances,” said Chris …

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George Allen Named VT Group Technical Services President

VT Group has named George Allen president of the company’s Technical Services business unit. Allen will work with organizational leaders to establish long-term goals, strategies and policies for the business unit. VT Group’s Technical Services business unit provides logistics, broad base operations, maintenance services to the U.S. military, federal agencies …

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Friday Features

This week, Sterling Phillips, CEO and president of GTSI, shared his thoughts on how to lead in tough times and in a competitive market. Stacy Schwartz, vice president of AT&T Government Solutions sales center, talked about witnessing the evolution of federal IT during her time with AT&T. Rob Stein, vice …

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CSC Bags Navy Training Contract

CSC is one of eight companies awarded the U.S. Navy’s Fielded Training System Support III multiple award contract. The contract is worth $900 million with a five-year period of performance with three one-year options for all firms. CSC will compete to provide instruction, operations and maintenance support, training device modifications …

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