Executive Mosaic’s Weekly News Round-Up
From Executive Mosaic President and Publisher Jim Garrettson
March 29, 2012
He was named 2011’s Federal CIO of the year by Government Executive magazine.Navy Awards Half-Billion Dollar Network and Communications IDIQ
The U.S. Navy will hand out up to $500 million by March 2017 to up to 14 contractors for network and communications equipment.
Awardees including SAIC, Iron Bow Technologies, GTRI and World Wide Technology Inc. will compete for orders to provide commercial-off-the-shelf equipment and provide related support on the IDIQ.
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in Charleston is the contracting activity and received 18 bids for spots on the contract.
CenturyLink Houses Federal, Cloud Business Under One Roof
As of April 1, CenturyLink will move under a new operating structure that will align its federal business led by Diana Gowen and its cloud computing business in one group.
Jim Ousley will lead the new Enterprise Markets Group and also serve as CEO of Savvis, the cloud computing, colocation and managed hosting firm CenturyLink acquired in June.
The company’s Regional Markets Group will serve its state and local government customers, as well as businesses operating in its local operating regions.
Citizant Promotes Operations Manager Nigro to VP of Civilian Agencies
The Civilian Agencies group provides services to those agencies and other federal bodies including the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Housing and Urban Development.