A failure in a critical component in a data storage unit at a state facility near Richmond, Va., last week led to a massive computer failure that affected the networks at 27 agencies. Most are back online now, but three are still experiencing problems.
Granicus Inc., a vendor of cloud computing solutions for government agencies, announced it has acquired Webcasting.com.
Computer failures leave Virginia agencies hobbled.
The Social Security Administration offices in Queens, N.Y., are under siege from bedbugs.
ATS Corp. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Sidney Fuchs has been named to the Global Strategies Council of the Southern Growth Policies Board by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Hewlett-Packard Co. will bring Alabama’s state medical system in line with the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act under an eight-year, $135 million technology services contract.
After four years, county abandons ERP system, following a May lawsuit against Deloitte Consulting, its systems integrator.
Five years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, the region continues to rebuild and the federal government is still trying to fix information technology-related problems that the storm and its aftermath exposed.
Google Apps misses a key deadline on a $7.25 million contract to install a communications cloud for all Los Angeles municipal workers when the LAPD expresses concerns about security and delayed e-mail messages.
Texas puts IBM on notice that if it doesn't shape up in the next 30 days, it might get fired from the state's data center consolidation contract.
Just how far does the spill from BP's Deepwater Horizon rig really go? It's easy to lose sight of the scale of the millions of gallons of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, but what if the source of the gusher were in your hometown?
Harris Corp. has received a $30 million contract to build a trunked emergency radio communications system and install terminal equipment to support up to 25,000 public-service and public-safety users in Monroe County, in western New York state.
Northrop Grumman Corp. could face as much as $5 million in penalties if the giant contractor fails by January 2011 to meet three new conditions negotiated with the state over its much disputed $2.3 billion statewide information technology contract, reports Jeff Schapiro at the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Business analytics software and services company SAS has acquired Memex, a provider of intelligence management solutions with a strong presence in the law enforcement and homeland security markets.
Verizon and the Utilities Telecommunications Council energy trade group in September will issue a report on a study they're doing to determine the communications and information technology needed to support the nation's utilities.