Tag Archives: Information Technology

Teracore Secures TSA Systems Engineering, Technical Assistance Contract

Teracore has received a $31.5 million contract to provide systems engineering and technical support to the operations and engineering division of the Transportation Security Administration‘s information technology office. The company said Tuesday the contract covers quality assurance, oversight, technical and business operations support for cloud, as-a service, data center migration and business and …

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TWD and Associates to Extend Navy Mission Command System Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded TWD and Associates a potential $24.3 million contract to extend the company’s operations, maintenance and life cycle support to software and applications for mission command networks, systems and operations. TWD and Associates will perform the information technology services at the Naval Sea Systems Command’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., the Defense …

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CenturyLink to Provide Managed Security Service to FCC IT Center; Erich Sanchack Comments

CenturyLink has received a potential five-year, $875,000 task order for the provision of managed security services to the Federal Communications Commission‘s information technology center in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The company said Thursday it will provide Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Services that offer connectivity to the internet and external networks as well as help customer agencies comply with …

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Black Box, Veterans First Initiative Join DoD Mentor-Protege Program; Jeff Vrchoticky Comments

Veterans First Initiative and Black Box have received approval from the Office of Small Business Programs to participate in a Defense Department program designed to provide assistance to small disadvantaged businesses. Black Box said Monday that it will look to help Veterans First Initiative compete for prime contract and subcontract awards …

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National Strategic Research Institute to Conduct Cyber Defense Study for Stratcom

The University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute has received a contract from the U.S. Strategic Command to perform cyber defense research alongside researchers from Iowa State University and cybersecurity industry consultants. NSRI said Wednesday the research team will use multiple data sources to discover threats and potential vulnerabilities that adversaries might …

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CBP Selects Qbase-Geocent-Newberry Group JV for Tech Service Desk Support Contract

A joint venture of Qbase, Geocent and the Newberry Group has secured a contract for technology service desk support to Customs and Border Protection employees, contractors, trade partners and participating government agencies that access CBP software applications. The contract was awarded to 360 IT Integrated Solutions through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading-Edge …

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CenturyLink SVP Bill Bradley Joins RiskSense Board of Directors

Bill Bradley, senior vice president for cyber engineering and technology services at CenturyLink, has joined the board of directors of Albuquerque, New Mexico-based cyber risk management company RiskSense. The more than 30-year CenturyLink veteran oversees the development, maintenance and management of the communications technology firm’s internal cybersecurity and engineering functions, RiskSense said Monday. “Bill’s extensive experience in …

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Tony Whigham Joins Hitachi Data Systems as Govt Sales Director for Australia, NZ

Tony Whigham, formerly director of the federal business at Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s Aruba Networks subsidiary, has joined Hitachi Data Systems as director of government sales in Australia and New Zealand. He will work to develop strategies for HDS’ federal and state government portfolio and  explore new areas of collaboration with the company’s social innovation solutions …

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Rob Davies on ViON’s Industry Partnership Outlook & Cloud Acquisition Methods at Agencies

Rob Davies oversees areas such as cloud computing and professional services for ViON Corp. in his role as executive vice president of operations for the Herndon, Va.-based technology services contractor. Davies first joined ViON in May 2014 as a vice president after three years at CA Technologies, which he transitioned to …

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John Borghard on CA Technologies’ Rally Software Buy & Cloud Priorities at Agencies

John Borghard leads all public sector activities for global software company CA Technologies in the U.S. federal, state and local government markets along with those in Canada. Borghard has held the role of senior vice president for public sector sales since April 2013 and is responsible for CA’s push into technology areas such as cloud …

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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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TechServe Alliance: 2016 IT and Engineering Employment Rises Year-Over-Year

A new study from the TechServe Alliance estimates the number of information technology and engineering jobs increased at respective year-to-year growth rates of 2.4 percent and 0.7 percent. The TechServe Alliance report published Wednesday says IT jobs have grown to 5,179,300 in December 2016 to represent an addition of 122,900 IT workers from the previous year’s final …

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CIO John Dancy on CSRA’s ‘Next-Gen’ Tech Partnerships & Post-CSC Spin Journey

CSRA‘s journey as an independent company since its late 2015 separation from Computer Sciences Corp. included many moves to position itself in the market as a primary partner for federal agencies and industry vendors seeking to offer new technologies in the government market. Of note, CSRA held a pair of Emerging Technology Day events …

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ManTech to Continue Navy Ship Maintenance & Logistics Info Systems Support

ManTech International has secured an $11.2 million contract option to continue support work on the U.S. Navy‘s Ship Maintenance and Logistics Information Systems program. The exercised option covers engineering support in areas such as information technology life cycle planning, operations, sustainment, documentation, program management, application technical refresh, testing and training, the Defense Department …

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