Posts from GovCon Daily for 05/07/2015

May 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Level, Jobs Report to Loom Over Markets

The GovCon Index ended Thursday’s trading session with a nominal gain of 0.015 points to 73.162 as U.S. stocks recorded slight gains ahead of Friday’s payrolls report. Richard Sichel, chief investment officer at Philadelphia Trust Co…
Read More
share on Twitter Like May 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Level, Jobs Report to Loom Over Markets on Facebook

QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments

Overland Park, Kan.-based data center operator QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has agreed to acquire Dulles, Va.-headquartered cloud computing provider Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in an effort to grow both companies’ colocation and managed services market footprints…
Read More
share on Twitter Like QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments on Facebook

Allan McArtor: Airbus’ US Arm, Nexa Forge Commercial UAS Partnership

Airbus Group Inc. — the European conglomerate’s U.S. subsidiary — has signed a partnership agreement with Nexa Capital Partners to explore strategies to commercialize unmanned aerial systems…
Read More
share on Twitter Like Allan McArtor: Airbus' US Arm, Nexa Forge Commercial UAS Partnership on Facebook

Karen DeSalvo to Receive HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Nomination

Karen DeSalvo, national coordinator for health information technology at the Department of Health and Human Services, will be nominated by President Barack Obama to the role of assistant secretary for health at HHS on a full-time basis…
Read More
share on Twitter Like Karen DeSalvo to Receive HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Nomination on Facebook

Ashton Carter: Pentagon Needs More Stable Funding

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has told the Senate’s defense appropriations subcommittee that Pentagon and industry partners need a solid, long-term funding structure to innovate, DoD News reported Wednesday…
Read More
share on Twitter Like Ashton Carter: Pentagon Needs More Stable Funding on Facebook

Andrew Strampach Joins Leidos as Global Services BD VP

Andrew Strampach, a former division vice president at Parsons‘ government services business, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as VP of business development for the global services group. Leidos said Thursday Strampach will help oversee the company’s business pursuits in the U…
Read More
share on Twitter Like Andrew Strampach Joins Leidos as Global Services BD VP on Facebook