IBM bolsters cloud services with latest acquisition

IBM Corp. has acquired Cloudant Inc. in a move that extends IBM’s big data analytics, cloud computing and mobile offers and positions Big Blue for more competition with Amazon.

IBM prevails in fight with HP for Air Force contract

GAO smacked down Hewlett-Packard's protest of an Air Force award to IBM, saying it didn't find evidence that the Air Force selection process was flawed and didn't follow the criteria set out in the RFP.

Is IBM waving the white flag in battle for CIA contract?

IBM says it won't ask for an injunction to stop Amazon from working on a $600 million CIA cloud contract, essentially ending its fight for the contract. What have we learned, and what questions still remain?

Who won September's biggest contracts?

Weighing in at 67 contract awards, September sticks with tradition and records the most contract awards of the year. Who landed in the top 10?

IBM acquires Israeli cybersecurity firm

In a move that boosts its focus on mobile and application security, IBM has acquired an Israeli cybersecurity firm called Trusteer.

IBM acquires Israeli cloud firm

In a move to deepen its cloud capabilities, IBM has acquired Computing Solutions Leaders, an Israel-based cloud firm. It's the second cloud deal in a month for Big Blue.

IBM creates chief innovation officer for federal business

Jane Snowdon brings her research skills and Smart Cities experience to IBM federal as the group's first chief innovation officer. What will be her focus?

Who won May's biggest contracts?

May was the busiest month of the year so far with 52 contract awards. We countdown the top 10 winners. See who made the cut.

IBM acquires cloud computing firm

In a move to bolster its capability to provide cloud as a service, IBM has acquired SoftLayer Technologies.

Three Top 100 firms to fight for asset management system

Hewlett-Packard, IBM and Science Applications International will compete for $50 million in task orders under a Navy contract to help its doctors and health care providers track assets around the world.

Who won March's biggest contracts?

March 2013 was filled with huge contracts, and the awards came from many different places, going to both large and small businesses. Who won the biggest contracts of March 2013?

Is quantum computing the next big thing?

With companies like Lockheed, HP, IBM and Microsoft pumping money into quantum computing, and the CIA contributing millions to its development, can we be that far from a major breakthrough?

Big leadership changes mark first half of fiscal 2013

At the half way mark, 2013 has seen a plethora of changes among the senior leadership ranks of some of the largest government contracts. What do you think is behind all of the changes and are more to come?

IBM wins $267M pact to take Ohio to the cloud

The state of Ohio has awarded IBM a contract to help them move their computing center to the cloud.

Do you have a diversification plan?

Lockheed Martin and IBM Corp. look further afield to leverage their technologies. Their strategies provide a lesson for the rest of the market, for those looking for new ways to leverage what they've got.

Who made the biggest hires in January?

January was a month busy with personnel changes. Who got promoted? Who went where, and what do they plan on doing there?

Altman returns to lead IBM federal

Anne Altman has been named general manager of IBM federal after a three-year stint leading the global public sector business. Move made as feds face a period of transformation, company says.

Who are the biggest contractors at DHS?

The top 20 contractors at DHS take in over a third of all the spending the agency does with contractors. Who tops the list?

College grads pick contractors as desirable employers

Government contractors will be represented on a list of the 100 most desirable places to work, according to a survey of recent college grads.

Is the glass ceiling for women shattering?

More government contractors are being run by women than ever before. Is this a real change in the market?