Posts from GovConDaily for 12/04/2014

December 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Loses Ground, Investors Await Labor Report

The GovCon Index retreated Thursday by 0.223 percent — or 0.157 points — to close at 70.676, a figure that keeps the index in positive territory from the previous week. Investors reacted to the European Central Bank’s decision to not take any action on a potential stimulus until at least early next year and will have their eye on Friday’s employment report from the Labor Department, the Wall Street Journal reports…
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Steve VanRoekel: Technology Investments Key to Fight Against Ebola

USAID Chief Innovation Officer Steve VanRoekel said that government investments technology such as mobile communications and medical diagnostics could help bolster efforts to combat the spread of Ebola, FCW reported Wednesday
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Andrew Dunlop: Veris Group to Support DoD’s Info Assurance Functions

Veris Group has been selected to offer information assurance services for Defense Department organizations. The company will provide information technology equipment, services and support to the offices of the defense secretary and director of administration and management through the Washington Headquarters Services, Veris Group said Wednesday
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DoD RFI Asks for Tech-Enabled Concepts to Keep Military Advantage

The Defense Department has asked for information on existing and future technologies that could help the U.S. military build an advantage in combat under the Long-Range Research and Development Plan…
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Michael Rogers: DoD Plans to Coordinate Network Management, Security Functions

The Pentagon is developing an operational framework to allow the U.S. Cyber Command and the Defense Information Systems Agency to cooperate on oversight and defense of military networks, SIGNAL Magazine reported Monday
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Northrop Hands Navy 1st MQ-8C Autonomous Helicopter; George Vardoulakis Comments

Northrop Grumman has handed over the U.S. Navy‘s first MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaisance missions. The MQ-8C is designed to have a larger airframe and fly with three times more ISR payload than its predecessor variant MQ-8B, Northrop said Wednesday
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Unisys’ Dan Huberty: Hybrid Service Key to Future Data Center

Dan Huberty, vice president and chief technology officer at Unisys, has discussed the trends Unisys says could shape the future of data center. Huberty said Tuesday the hybrid service model and the economics of information technology are some of the trends that he believes will shape the data center of the future…
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