Tag Archives: civilian

Tom Callahan on SafeNet Assured Technologies’ Launch, Future of Cross Domain Tech

Netherlands-based digital security firm Gemalto closed its $890 million purchase of SafeNet in January of this year and shortly afterward officially launched a new subsidiary focused on the U.S. federal market — SafeNet Assured Technologies. Tom Callahan, vice president of sales at SafeNet AT, led SafeNet’s federal sales team as its VP prior …

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Tom Romeo on MAXIMUS’ Post-Acentia Acquisition Strategy, Industry’s Role in Citizen-Gov’t Connections

Reston, Va.-based government services firm MAXIMUS entered new phase of its history in April when the company closed the $300 million cash acquisition of program management and technology contractor Acentia. MAXIMUS initially announced the transaction in March and said it sought to add new work for civilian and health agencies and increase access to contract vehicles with …

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Mike Alber on Engility’s 2014 Acquisition Moves and How Companies Should Tackle IPOs

In his role of chief financial officer at Engility, Mike Alber was one of the leaders that spearheaded the Chantilly, Va.-based services contractor’s $11.50-per-share purchase of Dynamics Research Corp. and pending $1.1 billion acquisition of TASC. As covered on GovCon Wire in December, the Federal Trade Commission has cleared the TASC buy and Engility …

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NS2 Serves Sponsors ‘Call to Action’ Forum to Back Veteran Employment

A nonprofit organization established by SAP NS2, the U.S. national security-focused subsidiary of SAP, sponsored a reception on Capitol Hill Nov. 18 to center around the theme of “Improving the Well-Being, Employment Status and Opportunities Available to Post-9/11 Veterans and Their Families.” NS2 Serves helped facilitate the event in an effort to further advocate for …

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Executive Profile: Dwight Hunsicker, Globecomm Gov’t Solutions SVP and GM

Dwight Hunsicker serves as senior vice president and general manager of Globecomm Systems’ government solutions business unit. In this role, he is responsible for the unit’s go-to-market strategy and leads work to position the company’s products and services within the government market space. Hunsicker leads a team of business development and sales …

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Accenture to Compete for SSA IT Work; Ed Meehan Comments

Accenture Federal Services has won a position on a five-year, blanket purchase agreement worth up to $65 million covering information technology support services for the Social Security Administration. The subsidiary will compete for task orders to perform IT strategy planning and analysis, project development and IT business support work, Accenture said Thursday. …

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IBM Cloud Platform Obtains FedRAMP Approval; Anne Altman Comments

A panel of chief information officers from three federal agencies has given IBM a provisional authority to operate under the government-wide Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for evaluating cloud computing products and services. CIOs from the departments of Defense and Homeland Security, as well as the General Services Administration, evaluated IBM’s …

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Executive Profile: Edward Morche, Level 3 Communications SVP & GM of the Government Markets Group

Edward Morche serves as senior vice president and general manager of Level 3 Communications government markets group, where he oversees sales and activities for a number of market segments. The 20-year domestic and international telecommunications veteran oversees a 170-member team that works with customers in the defense, civilian, intelligence community, state government, research & education and regional …

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Alfred Grasso: MITRE Backs NVTC Vet Employment Initiative

Alfred Grasso, MITRE CEO and president, highlighted the company’s support of a Northern Virginia Technology Council program to help veterans find civilian jobs. The NVTC aims for its Veterans Employment Training project to help former soldiers use their skills for jobs in the information technology sector, MITRE said Monday. “In …

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Exelis Gives Raytheon Encryptors for Air Force GPS Satellite Program; Kevin Farrell Comments

Exelis has started to supply encryptors to Raytheon for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS operational control system on the ground. The encryptors are built to help ground station controllers exchange and transmit data between the stations and satellite constellations in orbit based on a satellite’s position in space, Exelis said Monday. Kevin …

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Executive Spotlight: Mark Jendzejec of STG on GovCon Trends, Building Customer Relationships

Mark Jendzejec serves as senior vice president for civilian and intelligence agencies at STG Inc., where he leads a team that provides and supports information technology environments and linguistic and analytic services for its clients. The 34-year industry veteran previously spent 24 years with Northrop Grumman and ultimately held a vice president role for several operating …

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Lockheed’s Judy Burke on $7B Army Software Engineering IDIQ

Lockheed Martin is one of 11 companies competing to perform software and systems engineering services on a $7 billion U.S. Army contract. The company said the Software and Systems Engineering Services Next Generation program supports C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) missions in defense and civilian agencies. …

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