Tag Archives: Information Technology

Symantec Completes Exit From Hong Kong JV

Symantec Corp. has sold its stake in a Hong Kong-based joint venture to its former Chinese telecommunications partner for $530 million, the U.S. security company announced Friday. The companies established Huawei-Symantec Technologies Co. Ltd. in 2008, with Symantec owning 49 percent and Huawei owning 51 percent. Huawei now maintains sole …

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Sevatec Wins Embassy Tech Support Contract

Sevatec has won a $30 million State Department contract to provide technical and operational services for U.S. embassies in 140 countries. Under the contract Sevatec will manage content for the Bureau of International Information Programs. The Falls Church VA-based technology consulting and management firm will help the bureau connect with …

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USDA Taking IT Focus for Customer Communication

The Agriculture Department‘s National Resources Conservation Service is taking steps in customer contact and information availability, Federal Computer Week reports. NCRS will use mobile and web-based tools for communicating with customers and provide around the clock customer support. Through the client gateway, NRCS customers can request assistance, check for eligibility …

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Deltek’s Knowledge Lead Says Agencies Have $709B for Contracts

Deltek Chief Knowledge Officer Ray Bjrklund said federal agencies have $709 billion to spend on contracts, according to Fedscoop. At the Federal Outlook conference in McLean, Va., he said federal agencies are starting to create new contracting opportunities by re-prioritizing their budgets. Bjrklund said the Defense Department needs contractors to support …

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Navy Looking to Start Enterprise IT Contracts

The Department of Navy is aiming to save 25 percent of its information technology budget within five years through enterprise deals with information technology  manufacturers. Terry Halvorsen, DoN chief information officer, told Federal News Radio the Navy wants to reach agreements with any of the 15 IT manufacturers it is …

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Massachusetts Taking Bids for $750M IT Contract

The state of Massachusetts is looking to award a $750 million contract for a network services project, Deltek’s GovWin blog reported Friday. The state released a formal solicitation March 7, more than seven months after releasing a request for information. According to Deltek, the award will be divided amongst 31 …

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Labor Dept. Seeking Network Ops, IT Support Provider

The Labor Department’s office of information systems and technologies is seeking a contractor to provide network operations center and information technology support. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for five years excluding options, according to a modified request for proposals posted Thursday. The RFP did not disclose the ceiling amount of the …

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Northrop Wins Marines Enterprise Network IT Support Contract

Northrop Grumman‘s information technology business unit won an $11,607,556 task order from the Navy to provide technical and information technology support for Marine Corps computer networks. The Defense Department said this is the first option year of a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract. Northrop will support the Marine Corps’ network operations …

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SAIC to Modernize Motor Safety Agency IT Portals

SAIC Inc. has won a potential $15 million task order to modernize the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration‘s information technology portals. SAIC said the task order has one base year and two six-month options and was awarded through the General Services Administration‘s IT 70 contract vehicle. SAIC will support stage …

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CGI to Support F-35 Program Office IT

The U.S. Navy has awarded CGI Federal a $28,206,792 contract to support information technology for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. Work is expected to be completed in January 2013.

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Profile: Gunnar Hellekson, Chief Technology Strategist, Red Hat’s US Public Sector Group

Gunnar Hellekson is chief technology strategist for Red Hat’s U.S. public sector group, where he works to integrate open source software with government agencies. Red Hat said Hellekson is primarily interested cross-domain security, edge innovation, and interagency collaboration through the open source model. Prior to Red Hat, Hellekson served as …

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Profile: Christopher Fountain, SecureInfo President, CEO

Christopher Fountain is president and CEO at SecureInfo, where he directs the company’s strategy and leads overall operations. The company says Fountain, a 23-year veteran of the information technology industry, focuses on maintaining a customer-centric and results-oriented culture. Fountain used his expertise and experience in cybersecurity issues and technology when …

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