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Capt. Don Harder: Navy’s NGEN Recompete Now an Outcome-Based Contract

Capt. Don Harder, deputy program executive officer for the U.S. Navy’s enterprise information systems, told Federal Times in an interview published Friday the reason behind the service’s move to make the Next Generation Enterprise Networks recompete program become an “outcome-based type of contract.”

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Robert Foster: Risk Mgmt Framework Migration Among Dept of the Navy’s Cyber Efforts

Robert Foster, the departing chief information officer of the Department of the Navy, has said one of his office’s cybersecurity initiatives over the last two years is the transition from the Defense Department’s Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process to the risk management framework, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. The adoption of the …

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Rear Adm. David Lewis: SPAWAR’s 2017 Strategic Plan Aims to Streamline C4ISR, IT Service Delivery

Rear Adm. David Lewis, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command chief, has said SPAWAR’s fiscal 2017 strategic plan has five areas of focus and one of those is to accelerate and streamline delivery of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. Lewis told C4ISRNET reporter Mark Pomerleau in an …

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Navy, Marine Corps Eye Data Migration to Commercial Cloud; Janice Haith Comments

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps seek to transition their enterprise data from government-controlled data centers to commercial cloud platforms, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes the services plan to overhaul their Next Generation Enterprise Network contract and open the competition to commercial providers of information technology services. Navy …

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Capt. Michael Abreu: NGEN to Serve as Model for Other DoD Agencies

Capt. Michael Abreu, the program manager overseeing the migration of the U.S. Navy‘s intranet to the Next Generation Enterprise Network, believes that it could serve as a model for other Defense Department organizations, FCW reported Wednesday. Sean Lyngaas writes that Abreu outlined the service’s approach to an IT services management model based on best practices from the IT Infrastructure …

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Capt. Michael Abreau: Navy to Operate Own IT Network

The U.S. Navy is looking to upgrade its information technology network in phases as it transitions operational responsibilities of the infrastructure to its command, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jared Serbu writes the Navy and HP are working to move the network into government ownership under the Next Generation Enterprise Network contract. …

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Navy Lowers NGEN Cost Projections; Shawn Hendricks Comments

The U.S. Navy has reduced the projected $10 billion cost for its Next Generation Enterprise Network contract to between $4.5 and $5.4 billion over five years, Bob Brewin reports on Nextgov. Capt. Shawn Hendricks, NGEN program manager, told reporters on Friday the network will cost between $900 million and $1.07 …

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Navy Officials: Northrop CANES Network 44% Less Expensive; DJ LeGoff Comments

The Navy’s approach to purchasing commercial-off-the-shelf technology for shipboard networks has cost 44 percent less than the branch had estimated, Federal News Radio reports. Naval officials told attendees of an AFCEA Northern Virginia event the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services program is not as costly as the Defense Department …

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