Tag Archives: application development

KBR Wins $300M Recompete to Support EROS Center; Stuart Bradie Quoted

Stuart Bradie President

KBR has been awarded a $300 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee recompete contract for scientific, engineering and technical services in support of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. "With our systems engineering, science and IT expertise, KBR stands ready to support EROS in meeting its future challenges," said Stuart Bradie, KBR president and CEO

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T-Rex Receives Microsoft Silver Competency Status; Seth Moore Quoted

Seth Moore CEO T-Rex

T-Rex Solutions has achieved a Microsoft "Silver" competency level in recognition of the Greenbelt, Maryland-based information technology company's ability to respond to customers' data analytics and application development needs through Microsoft's enterprise platform. "We look forward to expanding our Microsoft services to better assist our customers in meeting their mission critical objectives," said Seth Moore, CEO at T-Rex and a Wash100 awardee.

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Red Hat’s Sam Richman on Need to Address Data Challenge in Joint All-Domain C2 Implementation

Sam Richman Senior Solution Architect Red Hat

Sam Richman, a senior solution architect for the U.S. Air Force at Red Hat, wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Defense Systems that a Joint All-Domain Command and Control infrastructure should be implemented in a way that addresses the challenge of collecting and integrating disparate data and delivering the right information to warfighters to help them make decisions.

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DIA Seeks Info on Application Development and Sustainment Services

The Defense Intelligence Agency is seeking market information for a potential procurement of application development and sustainment services. The DIA plans to award a potential indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for integrated strategic, analytic and technical services in support of the agency's chief information officer, Virginia's contracting activity said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice.

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AT&T’s Jill Singer: Network Virtualization Could Help Federal CIOs Meet System Modernization, Cybersecurity Goals

Jill Singer, vice president of national security at AT&T’s public sector business, has said chief information officers at federal agencies seeking to modernize their systems and build up their cybersecurity posture should implement network virtualization. Singer wrote in an article published Thursday on The Cipher Brief that deploying a software-based …

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Red Hat’s David Egts, Unisys’ Peter O’Donoghue Outline DevOps Challenges in Public Sector

David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat‘s public sector business, has said public sector organizations may encounter challenges in adopting DevOps in their information technology systems due to a culture that focuses on long-term initiatives. TechTarget reported Tuesday that Egts believes the procurement culture in government is used to multiyear programs supported …

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Swiss Rail Operator Adopts Red Hat’s Cloud-Based Container Application Platform

Red Hat has provided a cloud-based container platform for a Switzerland-based railway operator’s information technology modernization and application development efforts. Swiss Federal Railways implemented the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform to create digital services such as a mobile app designed to help passengers buy train tickets and view arrival and departure times in real time, Red Hat said Tuesday. OpenShift is based on the Enterprise Linux …

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