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Avnet Moves Gov’t Solutions Group to Chantilly Southgate Business Center; Pete Rzonca Comments

Avnet has relocated its government solutions business unit to a new facility in Chantilly, Virginia, in an effort to work closer to potential partners in the federal, state and local government and educational sectors. Pete Rzonca, president of Avnet Government Solutions, said Wednesday his group’s move to the Southgate Business Center in Chantilly …

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Gene Colabatistto, Kevin Kelly Inducted Into George Washington University’s Engineering Hall of Fame

George Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science has inducted Gene Colabatistto, a group president at CAE, and LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly into the GWU Engineering Hall of Fame. Colabatistto, Kelly and five other industry and government leaders were recognized in an Oct. 22 ceremony for their contributions in the technology, management and engineering …

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Peter Burke Joins Neustar as Engineering, Operations SVP; Lisa Hook Comments

Peter Burke, formerly senior vice president and general manager of video systems business at telecommunications firm ARRIS, has joined Neustar as SVP of engineering and operations. He will oversee technical, security, engineering and information technology operations at cloud-based information services provider, Neustar said Thursday. Burke’s “range of experience and proven …

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Executive Profile: Dirk van der Vaart, President of GardaWorld Government Services

Dirk van der Vaart serves as president of GardaWorld Government Services — the U.S. subsidiary of global security contractor GardaWorld. In this capacity, he oversees business development, customer engagement, corporate plan execution and marketing operations at the company. The two-decade intelligence and security market veteran previously served as vice president of …

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Greg Resutek on ASRC Federal’s Space Market Aims, His ‘Situational Leadership’ Approach

Greg Resutek joined Bethesda, Md.-based engineering services contractor ASRC Federal in June 2014 as chief operating officer alongside his former URS Corp. colleague Mark Gray, who was named CEO. Resutek also held the role of acting chief financial officer at ASRC Federal until the company appointed former Northrop Grumman executive Gordon …

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Cloudera’s Webster Mudge Outlines Data Defense Steps

Webster Mudge, senior director for technology solutions at Cloudera, has recommended a series of steps for government agencies to mitigate the risk of cyber attacks and prevent data theft. Mudge wrote in an opinion piece for Federal News Radio published Monday that agencies must adopt a risk management framework to align people …

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18F Kicks Off Micro-Purchasing Experiment

The General Services Administration’s 18F has released a new contract to solicit bids from industry as part of its open-source micro-purchasing experiment. David Zvenyach, 18F’s acquisition management director, wrote in a blog post published Monday that 18F has tagged a micro-purchase product from its product backlog for the contract award …

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Executive Profile: Gio Patterson, Civil Commercial Group VP at Booz Allen

Giovanna “Gio” Patterson serves as vice president of the civil commercial group at Booz Allen Hamilton. She oversees strategy development, business capture, performance management and career development operations for the management consulting company’s civilian and health accounts. Patterson spent nearly five years at IBM’s global business services segment as partner …

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Carpathia’s Colocation Services Receive ISO Certification; Peter Weber Comments

Carpathia, a QTS-owned subsidiary, has been certified by the International Organization for Standardization for colocation services the company offers through its data center in Northern Virginia. Carpathia said Wednesday the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification specifies security requirements for information technology systems that organizations need to adopt in order to achieve compliance with …

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General Dynamics Receives Defense Health Data Processing Task Order

General Dynamics has received a $23,206,146 task order from the Defense Health Agency to process and validate defense health information. General Dynamics Information Technology will develop data processing and information creation applications in support of military health system end users, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The contract contains a one-year …

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