A new testing center, part of an effort led by Lockheed Martin and 13 IT companies, will allow for collaboration on developing better cyber defenses.
Harris Corp. will help the Defense Department relocate the Southern Command headquarters in Miami, under a $37 million ITES-2S task order.
Eye on M&A
Dell's purchase of Perot Systems announced in September is part of a continuing realignment of the information technology industry, according to analysts.
Hewlett-Packard Co. will provide the state of California with a broad range of computers and display terminals under a four-year contract worth up to $80 million annually.
Hewlett-Packard will face risks and benefits in the government market by dropping 47-year-old EDS brand, marketing experts say.
EDS has won a $30 million award from the Treasury Department to upgrade computer services at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
EDS will make technical enhancements to the Defense Department health system under a one-year, $8.1 million add-on contract.
Unisys Corp. is one of five companies chosen to compete for task orders under FEMA’s $500 million Centralized Operations, Maintenance and Management Information Technology contract.