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VMware and Dell Technologies Announce Spin-Off Agreement; Zane Rowe Quoted

VMware

The VMware Special Committee of independent directors and Dell Technologies announced that they have agreed to terms for VMware to be spun-off from Dell Technologies on Wednesday. The terms will simplify the corporate structure and include an $11.5-12.5 billion special cash dividend declared by the VMware Board to all VMware stockholders just before the spin-off and subject to all closing conditions' satisfaction. 

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Vertosoft and Digital.ai Announce Partnership to Deliver IT Services to the Federal Government; Chet Hayes Quoted

Vertosoft

Vertosoft announced Wednesday a partnership with Digital.ai to sell, market and distribute the Digital.ai platform to the U.S. government. Digital.ai will combine software orchestration and agile planning with application quality, security and artificial intelligence and machine learning in an integrated platform that enables agencies to transform their digital initiatives and drive outcomes.  

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Akima Global Technology Rated at CMMIV2.0 Level 3; Juvy McCarthy Quoted

Akima

Akima announced Tuesday that its subsidiary, Akima Global Technology (AGT), has been evaluated at level three of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Version 2.0 (CMMI V2.0) for development and services. The appraisal was performed by the Integrated Quality Corporation (IQ). In March, Akima subsidiary Tuvli also received the coveted level three designation for exceptional business processes. 

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IG Report Calls for DOD to Align Implementation Plan for Pandemic With Telework Policy

Telework Policy

The Department of Defense’s (DOD) office of inspector general (OIG) has recommended that the assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense and global security update the DOD Implementation Plan for Pandemic Influenza to include revised planning assumptions regarding the use of telework for essential and non-essential employees and align the plan with the Pentagon’s telework policy.

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AT&T Announces Three Major FirstNet Service Upgrades; Jason Porter Quoted

FirstNet

AT&T announced on Thursday three significant milestones for FirstNet that will support and meet first responder needs. They are a first responder-centric approach to 5G use, comprehensive tower-to-core network encryption and the FirstNet Health and Wellness Coalition to better support responders holistically. The final new milestone for FirstNet is the Health & Wellness Coalition. 

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Tyto Athene Completes Acquisition of AT&T Government Solutions, Inc.; Chris Meilhammer Quoted

Tyto Athene

Tyto Athene announced on Thursday that the company has completed its acquisition of AT&T Government Solutions, Inc. (GSI). The acquisition to acquire GSI was announced on March 3rd and terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. AT&T and Tyto have also agreed to enter into teaming agreements for opportunities in the DoD IT professional services market. 

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AT&T, Cisco Develop Highly Secure SD-WAN Capabilities; Will Eborall Quoted

SD-WAN Capabilities

AT&T announced on Wednesday that the company is adding new features from Cisco to its SD-WAN capabilities. AT&T SD-WAN with Cisco Teleworker solution will provide customers with fast and secure SD-WAN capabilities whose employees work from home. It will provide enterprise-grade services without sacrificing performance. AT&T and Cisco’s product will emphasize security and prioritize business applications over non-business traffic. 

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Guidehouse Obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification; Scott McIntyre Quoted

Scott McIntyre

Guidehouse announced on Tuesday that it has successfully obtained the ISO 9001:2015 certification of its quality management systems (QMS) for the design and delivery of advisory services to U.S. government clients. The company also received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (BNQA) for performance excellence. Guidehouse was the first large professional service company to receive the BNQA. 

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Octo Consulting Awarded Spot On $12.6B DIA SITE III Contract; Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Mehul Sanghani

Octo Consulting announced on Tuesday it has been awarded a spot on the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA’s) $12.6 billion Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise III (SITE III)  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract. The contract will require Octo to provide modernization services of the DIA’s information technology (IT) infrastructure, systems as well as its applications. 

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Alion Ranked On 2021 WBJ’s List Of Largest Government Technology Contractors; Steve Schorer Quoted

Steve Schorer

Alion Science and Technology announced on Monday that the company had been ranked in Washington Business Journal's List of Largest Government Technology Contractors for 2021. The list ranks companies involved in government contracting (GovCon) that are headquartered in the Washington DC metropolitan area. 

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