Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/06/2014

October 6: GovConIndex Shows Slight Drop in Late AM

The GovConIndex at midday on Monday is down 0.040 — or 0.062 percent — to 64.045330 after showing a positive direction all morning. Gainers lead laggers 16 to 14, respectively. Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) jumped 4…
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Mark Escobar: SAIC to Help Manage Supply Chain, Logistics at Navy Fleet Readiness Hubs

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential 10-year, $240 million contract to provide supply chain management and logistics services to the U.S. Navy‘s fleet readiness centers…
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Chris Hickey to Lead Elbit Systems of America’s Aviation Services Business; Raanan Horowitz Comments

Chris Hickey, a more than 25-year aerospace industry veteran, has joined Elbit Systems of America as vice president of the company’s services and support solutions business. He will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s aircraft modernization, sustainment, logistics and product support operations at various locations in the U…
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Pentagon to Examine Commercial Cloud-Data Center Integration Ideas

The Defense Department is exploring two options to integrate commercial cloud services into the agency’s data centers, Information Week reported Friday. Jai Vijayan writes the Defense Information Systems Agency has released a request for information in search of ideas from industry on ways to have cloud vendors deliver services to the U…
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Mary Schwarz: ICF to Help National Cancer Institute Run Anti-Tobacco Program

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide communications support to the National Cancer Institute for a tobacco cessation program…
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HP to Split PC/Printers, Enterprise Tech Businesses; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will split the company into two publicly traded firms by the end of fiscal year 2015–  with one company set to specialize in enterprise IT hardware, software and services and the other in personal computers and printers…
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Unisys to Consolidate U.S. Army’s Service Desk Operations; Gene Zapfel Comments

Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a five-year, nearly $93 million contract to consolidate the the U.S. Army‘s enterprise service desk for personnel. Through the integrated point of contact, the Army’s personnel will be able to obtain information technology services for its LandWarNet operation under the Defense Department‘s global networking program, Unisys said Friday
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