Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/10/2017

STG Targets June 30 Closing Date for Preferred Systems Solutions Deal

Government information technology services contractor STG Group has pushed back its plan to finalize purchase of Preferred Systems Solutions from the first quarter of 2017 to the end of June. Reston, Virginia-based STG said Tuesday it raised the acquisition price of PSS to $119…
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Interior Dept Taps AT&T to Provide Mobile Device Mgmt Platform; Mike Leff Comments

AT&T will deliver IBM‘s mobile device management platform to the Interior Department to help DOI protect and manage 27,000 mobile devices. AT&T, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, said Tuesday it will provide IBM’s Maas360 mobile device management platform to DOI as an authorized reseller…
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Tech Industry Vet Tarun Loomba Joins Polycom as Solutions Mgmt EVP

Tarun Loomba, formerly vice president and general manager of SanDisk‘s computing storage solutions business, has joined communications technology provider Polycom as executive vice president for solutions management…
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Northrop Hands Marine Corps 1st G/ATOR Radar System

Northrop Grumman has turned over a mobile multimission radar system to the U.S. Marine Corps as part of an initial low-rate initial production contract awarded in October 2014. The company said Tuesday its AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar will replace five legacy radars being used by Marines and the system’s architecture works to interact with multiple command-and-control systems…
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Buchanan & Edwards to Unveil Chantilly, VA Innovation Center in June; Dennis Kelly Comments

Buchanan & Edwards will open a Chantilly, Virginia-based innovation center next month as part of expansion efforts following the information technology consulting firm’s acquisition of Reports and Requirements Company…
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Lockheed Showcases Autonomous Tech for Military & Commercial Customers

Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a range of autonomous and unmanned technologies for reporters at the company’s Grand Prairie, Texas-based Missiles and Fire Control facility. The technologies include the Indago quadrotor unmanned aerial system, LM XE small UAS; Hydra Fusion Tools three-dimensional reconstruction software, Squad Mission Support System autonomous vehicle and Site Shuttle transport system, Lockheed said Tuesday…
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CGI to Provide Cloud Hosting, Digital App Services for LA Govt’s Financial Systems

CGI has secured a 10-year, $43 million contract to provide cloud-hosting and managed digital application services for Los Angeles City’s accounting, budgeting and financial reporting systems. CGI said Tuesday it will deliver its Managed Advantage offering, which serves as the company’s managed service for its CGI Advantage enterprise resource planning system…
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Kratos, HawkEye 360 Sign MoU to Integrate Geolocation, RF Services

HawkEye 360 and Kratos Defense and Security Solutions have inked a memorandum of understanding to integrate the latter’s carrier monitoring, interference detection and geolocation offerings with the former’s planned space-based radio frequency detection and geolocation services…
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Defense One: Air Force Wants L3 to Decide on Electronic Attack Aircraft Replacement

The U.S. Air Force wants to grant L3 Technologies authority to determine how to replace the military branch’s EC-130H Compass Call electronic attack aircraft, Defense One reported Tuesday. Lt…
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Cloudera Platforms Get Service Organization Control 2 Certification

Cloudera has achieved Service Organization Control 2 Type II certification for two of the company’s cloud offerings. The company said Tuesday it received the certification after Coalfire Controls conducted an independent evaluation of Cloudera Director and Cloudera Navigator Optimizer and their compliance with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Security Trust Services Principle and Criteria…
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VIDEO: MEADS – Networked Defense for a Changing Threat Environment

MEADS video for Turkey’s 2017 IDEF trade show. MEADS is mobile, 360-degree air and missile defense that is NATO interoperable and can defeat advanced short- and medium-range ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and other air-breathing threats…
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