Posts from GovConDaily for 12/16/2014

December 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Records Nominal Loss, Investors Eye Possible Fed Move

The GovCon Index extended its current stretch of declines into a third consecutive day with a nominal loss of 0.154 points to close at 67.411 on Tuesday. Investors will keep an eye on the Federal Reserve’s impending decision later this week on whether to change their policy statement and be more open to an interest rate increase next year, according to Reuters…
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Randy Fuerst, Oceus CEO, on Public Safety Market Opportunities and Federal BYOD Programs

Randy Fuerst, a nearly three-decade GovCon veteran, elevated to the CEO post at Reston, Virginia-based Oceus Networks earlier this year from his prior chief operating officer role there. He joined the broadband technology contractor in 2011 from CACI International, where he served as that company’s COO…
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Chad Mills: Carahsoft to Offer Autodesk 3D Design Software in Gov’t Sector

Carahsoft has agreed to resell Autodesk‘s three-dimensional design software offerings to customers in the federal government. Carahsoft has expanded its General Services Administration schedule with Autodesk services and term-based licenses and software suites, Carahsoft said Tuesday…
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Intergraph to Deploy Law Enforcement Tech on Microsoft Azure Gov’t Cloud; David McDonald Comments

Intergraph will deploy its inPURSUIT WebRMS law enforcement records management system in Microsoft’s cloud-based Azure Government platform. The inPURSUIT offering is designed to help public safety agencies manage data, submit reports, solve cases and secure evidence, Integraph saidMonday David McDonald, VP and general manager of U…
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FireEye to Help DC’s CTO Update City’s Cyber Platform; Tony Cole Comments

The District of Columbia has selected FireEye to provide technology designed to protect critical systems and sensitive data against sophisticated cyber threats. FireEye said Mondayit will work to help the D…
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Rep. Mike Rogers: Cyber Attacks Could Worsen Without Data Sharing Legislation

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) warned the U.S. could face bigger cybersecurity issues if Congress does not pass legislation to allow the government and industry to exchange threat information, FCW reported Monday
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