Rewind: Digging through the WT archives

June 18, 1992: Out with outsourcing? Congress may curb outside contracts at DoD

A storm is brewing between Congress and government contractors over legislation that threatens to terminate Pentagon outsourcing to professional and technical services companies under the A-76 process.

White House officials said last month they intend to adopt recommendations by a high-level government-industry panel that the government jettison A-76 in favor of a new process for conducting public-private competitions.

June 26, 1997: Comstor seeks to hit $1 billion by 1999

Chantilly, Va.-based distributor Comstor is pursuing acquisitions to jump-start its ambitious goal of growing its revenue from $127 million last year to $1 billion by 1999.

Comstor Inc., since purchased by Datatec Ltd.'s Westcon Group Inc., brought in revenue of $1.044 billion for fiscal 2002, according to a Datatec annual results presentation.

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