From Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic President & Founder
SAIC Split Approved by Company Board
SAIC will complete the spinoff of its services business on Sept. 27, after which that business will operate under the name Science Applications.
Leidos Holdings, the other of the two independent companies, will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange Sept. 30, as will Science Applications.
Tony Moraco, future CEO of Science Applications, said that company will pursue new enterprise IT market opportunities with reduced organizational conflicts of interest.
Each SAIC stockholder will receive one common stock of Science Applications for every seven shares they hold SAIC.
Bill Perlowitz Named STG SVP and CTO
Bill Perlowitz has been appointed SVP and CTO at STG and will lead a team of technical experts to develop and implement the company’s technical vision.
He most served as chief technologist at Wyle’s science, technology and engineering group.
Tom Anderson, STG COO, said Perlowitz brings more than 30 years of technical leadership to his new role at the Reston, Va.-based company.
Perlowitz’s earlier roles include VP of advanced technology at URS Apptis, CTO of Reliable Integration Services and a position at IBM’s federal sector.
Bill Lietzau Appointed PAE VP and Deputy General Counsel
Bill Lietzau has become vice president and deputy general counsel at PAE.
The retired Marine Corps officer most recently served as deputy assistant defense secretary for rule of law and detainee policy, where he was responsible for developing and coordinating global policy guidance.
Lietzau has also been deputy legal adviser to the National Security Council and the Staff Judge Advocate of U.S. European Command.
SRA Introduces Cloud Security Platform
SRA International has introduced a new offering to help government agencies move to a cloud computing environment.
Stratify works to link federal agencies with Amazon Web Services and other FedRAMP-certified cloud providers.
Bill Ballhaus, SRA CEO, said the company designed the platform to help agencies reduce risk, gain cyber situational awareness and achieve FISMA compliance.
SRA intends for Stratify to provide agencies with security controls mapping options, compliance dashboards and technology recommendations.
HP to Update DoD Security Clearance System
HP has won $56 million to update personnel security systems at the Defense Department’s manpower data center.
HP will utilize applications management services on four systems used to manage the identity verification process for agency workers.
“To meet the complex needs of many of our government clients, it is critical to bring together process, personnel and infrastructure to best utilize resources,” said Marilyn Crouther, SVP and GM of the U.S. public sector at HP Enterprise Services.