Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/12/2018

FCC Seeks to Run $100M Telehealth Pilot Program; Brendan Carr Comments

Sen. Roger Wicker and Commissioner Brendan Carr have announced that the Federal Communications Commission intends to run a $100 million pilot program that aims to provide telehealth services for low-income U…
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ManTech Wins Potential $1B DoD Managed IT Services Contract; Kevin Phillips, Rick Wagner Comment

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has secured a potential 10-year, $959 million contract to help a Defense Department agency manage information technology systems. The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers managed services for the customer agency’s enterprise IT users worldwide, ManTech said Thursday
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Report: Engility In Talks With CACI, SAIC Over Potential Sale

Engility (NYSE: EGL) is reportedly in talks with defense contractors such as Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as it considers putting itself up for sale, Reuters reported Thursday
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Former CSRA EVP George Batsakis Named Accenture Defense & Intell Practice Head

George Batsakis, formerly an executive vice president at CSRA, has been appointed head of the defense and intelligence practice at Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business, He will oversee the development and delivery of technology platforms to government clients that include the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, Accenture said Thursday
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Microsoft to Launch Chat-Based Workspace for US Government Cloud Users

Microsoft is scheduled to roll out on July 17 a chat-based workspace designed to help government cloud users communicate, collaborate, manage tools and access files. Chantal De Menezes, a senior product marketing manager at Microsoft, wrote in a blog entry posted June 28 that US Government Cloud Community customers will have access to the Microsoft Teams hub by the end of August…
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SAIC Plans Workforce Expansion After Virginia IT Support Contract Award; Nazzic Keene Comments

Science Applications International Corp. plans to hire up to 75 professionals in Richmond, Va., to support the Virginia Information Technologies Agency, Virginia Business reported Wednesday. SAIC received a potential $165 million contract in September of last year to help VITA monitor and coordinate multiple IT infrastructure services providers to the state’s executive branch agencies…
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Northrop’s Cygnus Raises Space Station’s Orbit Through Reboost Test

Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus spacecraft docked at the International Space Station tested on Tuesday its reboost capability through a 50-second engine firing activity, Spaceflight Now reported Wednesday
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ORock’s Red Hat OpenStack-Based Cloud Platform Gets FedRAMP Authorization; Paul Smith Interviewed

ORock Technologies has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for its Red Hat OpenStack-based cloud platform. A Defense Department agency granted the FedRAMP authorization to operate to ORockCloud at the moderate impact level for hybrid cloud deployments and Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service models, ORock said Tuesday
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GSA Debuts GIS-Powered Map of Federal Real Property Holdings; Emily Murphy Comments

The General Services Administration has introduced an interactive tool for the general public to access geographical information about buildings the federal government has owned or managed since the beginning of fiscal year 2017…
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Lockheed Eyes Hercules Training Center Launch in September; Vic Torla Comments

Vic Torla, director of business development training and logistics solutions at Lockheed Martin‘s rotary and mission systems business, said in a Shepard Media report published Wednesday the company expects the certification for the Hercules Full Mission Simulator to be completed by September…
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KBRwyle to Provide Education, Research Support for AF Institute of Technology

KBR‘s government services business has received a 50-month, $41.7 million task order to help the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology Graduate School of Engineering and Management deliver continuing education and research…
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VIDEO:Lockheed Martin: Army TADSS Maintenance Program

  We believe the best assets aren’t built — they’re trained. That’s why we’re leading the U.S. Army’s next major effort to maintain and sustain their global fleet of in-field training devices…
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