Tag Archives: Information Technology

CSC Designs Govt Cloud; James Sheaffer Comments

  Computer Sciences Corporation recently released its infrastructure-as-a-service CloudCompute for Government system, which the company says is designed exclusively for U.S. federal agencies and government personnel. The company said the multi-tenant community cloud was built under National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines. “This cloud offering addresses the federal agencies’ need to comply …

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NJVC to Continue NGA IT Enterprise Operations

NJVC will provide information technology enterprise operations and sustainment support to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency under a $14,125,016 contract modification, the Pentagon announced Monday. The modification brings the total contract value to $346,941,302 and exercises the contract’s 10th option year. The Pentagon said NJVC’s work will support NGA IT systems …

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CACI to Help Modernize DOJ IT Systems; Paul Cofoni Comments

CACI International Inc. has received nearly $19 million in task orders to support information technology systems for the Justice Department’s Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and Civil Rights Division, CACI announced Thursday. A $16 million task order to operate enterprise application operations and support maintenance for case management systems at …

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VA Issues RFI for Web-Based Patient Scheduling System

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a request for information on how to best develop a new department patient scheduling system. The department said it will award a contest-based contract for the work. The RFI says the department wishes to replace its current medical scheduling package, an integral part of the …

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Qwest Govt Services to Provide IT, Telecomm to VA

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded CenturyLink‘s subsidiary Qwest Government Services a $2.1 million contract to provide information technology services, the Washington Post reported today. IT services will include telecommunications work. The Post did not release any more contract information.

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HP, Microsoft Partner to Deliver Public Cloud Services

HP Enterprise Services and Microsoft Corp. have announced a global, four-year initiative to deliver Microsoft’s communications and collaboration products via the public and private cloud. Through the public cloud, Microsoft will deliver its collaboration and productivity tool Microsoft Office 365. A Microsoft release said the companies’ cloud solutions will shift …

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Executive Spotlight: Jeff Handy of Fulcrum IT

Jeff Handy is the president of information technology company, Fulcrum IT. Responsible for the overall vision and performance of the firm, Handy’s top three priorities when making decisions for the company include its employees, clients and shareholders. The executive recently spoke to Executive Biz about his challenges, the company’s goals, …

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EMC Scale-Out Storage Deployed at Univ. of Utah

The University of Utah’s Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute has deployed scale-out network-attached storage provided by EMC Corporation’s Isilon division. The storage will be used to power the institute’s big data-intensive workflows in various research areas, including biomedicine and geophysics. An Isilon statement says the institute will benefit from increased …

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Executive Spotlight: Dan Norton of Lockheed Martin

Dan Norton is Lockheed Martin‘s vice president of business development for its civil information systems and global solutions business. A 24-year Lockheed veteran, Norton is currently responsible for market development, business strategy and attaining the top line growth commitment of the organization. He previously was the company’s vice president of …

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Data Breach Compromises UNLV Employees Information

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas announced recently that private information for approximately 2,000 current and former employees may have been compromised back in 2008. According to the university, the Office of Information Technology discovered what may have been unauthorized activity on a university desktop computer that  included names and …

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