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SAIC, University of Md. to support cybersecurity initiatives

Science Applications International Corp. and the University of Maryland are teaming up to support initiatives that promote cybersecurity education, research and technology development.

What's on state CIOs' minds? Consolidation, cost control, health care.

Consolidation, virtualization, budget and health care are among the most critical policy or technology issues to be faced by state government in 2011, according to a recent NASCIO survey.

GeoEye moves down the road into Fairfax County

GeoEye Inc., a provider of satellite and aerial geospatial information and services, is moving its Loudoun County, Va., corporate headquarters to Herndon in Fairfax County, Va.

First try is the charm for Ellumen

On its first attempt at making the Fast 50, Ellumen Inc. came in at No. 50 with federal sales of $5.53 million in 2009 and a compound annual growth rate of 63.7 percent.

Harris builds new radio communications for N.Y. county

Harris Corp. will upgrade public safety communications for Ontario County, N.Y., under a $9 million contract. The 15-site system is designed to seamlessly interoperate with neighboring jurisdictions, creating a regional capability.

State CIOs choose new leadership group

The National Association of State CIOs has elected its incoming Executive Committee, which will be led by new NASCIO president Kyle Schafer, CTO of West Virginia.

Maryland tech development group names new president

Robert Rosenbaum has been appointed president and executive director of the Maryland Technology Development Corp. board of directors, according to an organization announcement today.

ICF goes 4-for-4 with quartet of HHS contract wins

ICF International Inc. will continue to provide technical and training assistance to the Health and Human Services Department having won one new contract and three recompete contracts that have a total combined value of more than $60 million over five years.

Google Apps government reach grows

Google's cloud-based software suite is making inroads with federal and local government agencies.

Raytheon to outfit LA sheriffs with new mobile computers

Raytheon Co. will build a mobile data computer system for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department under a contract worth $19.9 million.

New or old, computer systems don’t always behave

After a week when a data storage failure in a relatively new statewide system created havoc for Virginia agencies, the final three – including the 74 branches of the Department of Motor Vehicles – are expected to resume services today. But the problems of state agency computer systems are national in scope.

State, local agencies will increase IT spending through 2015

State and local governments are looking to IT investments to increase productivity in education, general government services and law enforcement/public safety during the next five years, the market research firm Input says.

COMMENTARY

Letter: SAP still in favor at USDA, Marines

SAP spokesman disputes characterization of agencies' removing SAP products in favor of a rival.

McDonnell orders independent review of 'unacceptable' computer failure

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has announced that an independent commission will be formed to review the weeklong computer failure that affected many state agencies. The contractor, Northrop Grumman Corp., has agreed to pay for the review of the failure.

Microsoft tells Virginia, 'We will build it'

Virginia has enticed Microsoft Corp. to invest up to $499 million to locate its latest-generation data center in Mecklenburg County, Va.

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