Posts from GovCon Daily for 08/31/2015

Barbara Humpton Appointed CEO for Siemens’ Federal Arm; Judy Marks to Join Dresser-Rand

Barbara Humpton, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Siemens‘ U.S. federal government subsidiary — Siemens Government Technologies — has been appointed president and CEO of the business in a move that takes effect Oct…
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Dan Bennewitz, John Lind: QTS Targets Hybrid IT, Cloud Growth Through Carpathia Buy

QTS aims to grow its offerings for federal government and commercial enterprises to manage hybrid information technology environments through its $326 million acquisition of Carpathia that closed in June, two QTS executives have told ExecutiveBiz…
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Matt Desch: Iridium Put $3B Toward 66-Satellite Constellation

Iridium Communications has spent $3 billion on its program to launch 66 satellites that will work to offer airline companies satellite-based air traffic surveillance services, CEO Matt Desch told The Globe and Mail for an article published Sunday…
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Third Inmarsat Global Xpress Satellite Enters Orbit; Rupert Pearce Comments

A new Boeing-made satellite lifted off Friday from Kazakhstan onboard an International Launch Services-built Proton Breeze M space vehicle to become part of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress satellite communications network…
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Tony Scott: IT O&M Spend Exceeds Platform Development

Federal CIO Tony Scott has said he believes information technology spending among federal agencies is “headed the wrong way,” FCW reported Wednesday. Scott told a Digital Government Institute 930Gov event audience that most agencies spend more on IT operations and maintenance than the development of new IT platforms, Zach Noble writes…
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