Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/17/2016

Mary Davie: GSA Forms Single Telecom Services Program to Prepare for EIS Contract Award

The General Services Administration has combined one program office and 11 regional programs for network services to form a single national program that will work to facilitate the procurement of regional and wide-area network telecommunications services by federal agencies…
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Denise Turner Roth: GSA Rolls Out Cyber Special Item Number in Support of White House Cybersecurity Plan

The General Services Administration has launched a new special item number for cybersecurity platforms and services and collaborated with other federal agencies to develop procurement support to facilitate cyber vulnerability assessments of government information technology systems…
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Dell-Backed Survey Finds 70% of Agencies Remain Dependent on Legacy IT Systems; Steve Harris Comments

A study sponsored by Dell and conducted by PSB has shown that 70 percent of 100 federal information technology and business decision makers surveyed said their agencies run IT applications on outdated computer systems…
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Air Force Taps iGov for Humvee Mobile Comms System Delivery Order; Chuck Reiche Comments

Reston, Virginia-based information technology services provider iGov has received a potential five-year, $52.5 million delivery order from the U.S. Air Force to provide tactical air control party users with a mobile communications system through modifications to an armored vehicle…
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Carahsoft Adds Pindrop’s Call Authentication, Fraud Detection Products to GSA Schedule

Carahsoft will offer government customers access to Pindrop-developed voice call  authentication and fraud detection systems via the former’s General Services Administration schedule contract…
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DLT Solutions Gets Amazon Web Services Government Competency Certification

DLT Solutions has earned Amazon Web Services‘ Government Competency certification for DLT’s work to support government customer readiness for cloud migration. DLT said Tuesday it will build on its earlier certification as an AWS Managed Service Provider to help customers establish their “cloud readiness factor” and provide them support for AWS cloud services…
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Lawrence Strickling: NTIA Will Let IANA Contract Expire onOctober 1

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration will not renew its Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers after the pact expires on October 1
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Jacobs to Help England Highway Agency Develop Road Improvement Strategies

Highways England has partnered with Jacobs Engineering Group to identify design options for multiple planned road improvement projects in the east, southeast and northwest regions of England. Jacobs said Tuesday it will provide engineering design services for civil engineering works and traffic technology, surveys, stakeholder engagement, traffic and building information modeling, environmental and principal designer services to Highways England…
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Northrop Subsidiary Reviews Design of Radar Antenna Reflector for Joint NASA-India Satellite

Northrop Grumman‘s Astro Aerospace subsidiary has completed the preliminary design review of a radar antenna reflector technology the business developed for a joint satellite project between NASA and the Indian Space Research Organization…
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Lockheed Martin Opens Advanced T-50A Pilot Training Facility in South Carolina

Lockheed Martin has launched its new Advanced Pilot Training facility in South Carolina that will house a Ground-Based Training System and tooling equipment to support the final assembly of the T-50A trainer aircraft…
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Energy Dept to Invest $137M in Vehicle Efficiency Tech Projects

The Energy Department plans to invest up to $137 million in two technology development programs that aim to increase energy efficiency of trucks and passenger cars. DoE saidTuesday it will award $20 million in federal funds to Cummins, Daimler Trucks North America, Navistar and Volvo Technology of America as part of the SuperTruck II initiative…
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Virginia National Guard Breaks Ground on New $30M HQ

The Virginia National Guard held a groundbreaking ceremonyTuesday on the military organization’s new state headquarters at the north section of the Defense Supply Center Richmond in Chesterfield County, Virginia…
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