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  • Sprint Lands Telecom Relay Service Contracts in Kansas, Maine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sprint Lands Telecom Relay Service Contracts in Kansas, Maine

    Sprint‘s accessibility technology business has received contracts to deliver captioned telephone and telecommunications relay services within the states of Kansas and Maine. The Kansas relay service is accessible 24 hours a day and will help people who have hearing or speech disabilities to communicate with traditional phone users via a specialized text and third-party operator, […] More

  • QTS Deploys Cloud-Based Unemployment Insurance System; David McOmber Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    QTS Deploys Cloud-Based Unemployment Insurance System; David McOmber Comments

    QTS Realty Trust has deployed a cloud-based platform designed to help states process and deliver unemployment insurance benefits and comply with the Labor Department“™s requirement to develop practices that seek to reduce costs in the workforce system. The unemployment insurance and single state tax system complies with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and is […] More

  • CGI to Continue Maine ERP Platform Support; Daniel Keene Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CGI to Continue Maine ERP Platform Support; Daniel Keene Comments

    CGI has secured a $39 million contract that extends the company’s enterprise resource planning system support services for Maine’s Office of the State Controller through 2026. The company said Tuesday it will continue to provide managed services and platforms designed to secure cloud computing systems, update financial management tools and simplify case workflow for 139 agencies across the state. […] More

  • NIST to Fund Organizations in 11 States to Operate Manufacturing Centers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST to Fund Organizations in 11 States to Operate Manufacturing Centers

    The Commerce Department‘s National Institute of Standards and Technology has begun the fourth round of competitions for cooperative funding agreement opportunities for Manufacturing Extension Partnership centers across 11 states. NIST said Thursday it will provide a potential $60 million to fund organizations in Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, South Carolina and Wyoming to operate the MEP […] More

  • Navy to Put USS Zumwalt Destroyer Through Navigation, Propulsion Test Series - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy to Put USS Zumwalt Destroyer Through Navigation, Propulsion Test Series

    A U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer left a General Dynamics Bath Iron Works subsidiary shipyard in Maine to begin a series of tests to evaluate the vessel’s navigation, propulsion and other systems, Scout Warrior reported Wednesday. Matthew Leonard, a spokesman for the Navy, told Scout Warrior that the acceptance trials of USS Zumwalt seek to demonstrate the […] More

  • Lockheed, Convergent Energy, Princeton Power Build Marine Energy Storage System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Convergent Energy, Princeton Power Build Marine Energy Storage System

    Lockheed Martin has integrated Princeton Power Systems-built grid-tiered inverters with an energy storage system as part of an electric power grid project in Boothbay, Maine. Lockheed partnered with Convergent Energy + Power on the project to deploy a 3-megawatt-hour energy storage platform in an effort to address electric reliability issues that Boothbay-area households face during summer, Princeton […] More

  • General Dynamics Subsidiary Seeks to Expand Bath Shipyard - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Subsidiary Seeks to Expand Bath Shipyard

    A General Dynamics subsidiary has requested a tax-increment financing package from the Bath City, Maine Council to support a proposed expansion of subsidiary’s shipbuilding operations there, the Kennebec Journal reported Saturday. J. Craig Anderson writes Bath Iron Works plans to build a second outfitting hall and update existing manufacturing facilities in the area. In a […] More

  • Maine-based Jeweler Gets Hacked - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maine-based Jeweler Gets Hacked

    Police in Maine are investigating a security breach of a jewelry company's computer system that potentially exposed  thousands of credit and debit card numbers, The Associated Press reports. The Maine Credit Union League said in a release the breach impacts customers who made purchases at Day's Jewelers’ six stores last November and December, Sun Journal […] More

  • Maine Looks to Neighborhood Watch Approach for Cyber - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maine Looks to Neighborhood Watch Approach for Cyber

    In an effort to raise cybersecurity awareness, authorities in Maine are looking toward a “neighborhood watch” approach. MyMainePrivacy.org “has been organized to promote the education of cyber crime prevention to the residents and businesses in the state of Maine by increasing public awareness.” The effort won the Department of Homeland Security’s award for Best Local […] More

  • Maine's Online Database of Legislative Activity Hacked - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maine's Online Database of Legislative Activity Hacked

    An unknown hacker last week broke into Maine’s online database of legislative activity and attempted to manipulate the code of the website, according to The Portland Press Herald. Last Thursday, the legislature’s IT staff shut down the website’s bill status function, which allows users to follow legislation such as roll calls, committee votes, amendments and […] More

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