Michael Dell speaks out on HP PC spinoff

Dell looks to capitalize on HP's separation from PC business.

NARA e-mail service on the fritz

Efforts to replace faulty network equipment have been complicated by problems with U.S. trade law.

Sabre continues to steer Naval Academy's technology services

The U.S. Naval Academy will receive additional information technology support from Sabre Systems Inc. under a new three-year, $3.6 million contract.

Unisys to deliver IT services to Silicon Valley city

Unisys Corp. has won a seven-year information technology contract with the city of Santa Clara, Calif., that has an estimated value of $20 million.

Cisco Systems to acquire Starent Networks

Cisco Systems has agreed to buy Starent Networks Corp. in a deal valued at $2.9 billion in cash.

Pair of Unisys contracts extended Down Under

Unisys Corp. has won two contract extensions from the Australian government for outsourcing services and biometric identity solutions, which together are worth $42 million.

Dell-Perot, headed for the clouds?

Dell's purchase of Perot Systems announced in September is part of a continuing realignment of the information technology industry, according to analysts.

QinetiQ helps Army sniff out snipers

QinetiQ North America will deliver additional sniper detection systems to U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq through an existing contract.

Raytheon retools sensor displays for Army helicopter pilots

Raytheon will furnish additional prototypes of sensors for a high-tech helmet system designed to give Army helicopter pilots 360-degree situational awareness under a $13 million contract.

Army to get more aerostat threat detection systems

Lockheed Martin Corp. will provide the Army with additional airborne platforms that provide around-the-clock surveillance and detection capabilities under a $133 million contract award.

Deepwater whistleblower gets his day in court

A U.S. District Court judge refuses to dismiss the False Claims Act lawsuit against the Deepwater contractors and sets trial for next year.

L-3 to deliver Viking UAS to Special Operations Command

An L-3 division will provide a long-range unmanned aircraft system to the Special Operations Command under a contract worth up to $250 million over five years.

LGS expands networks for BRAC at Fort Benning

LGS will provide installation, integration and professional network services to the Army under an $11.7 million delivery order that could be worth as much as $30.7 million if all options are exercised.

HP to supply California public sectors with PCs

Hewlett-Packard Co. will provide the state of California with a broad range of computers and display terminals under a four-year contract worth up to $80 million annually.

NCI to install new video information system for Air Force

NCI Information Systems will design and build a state-of-the-art video information system for the Air Force under a task order valued at approximately $12.7 million.

Xerox acquires ACS for $6.4 billion

Xerox Corp. is acquiring Affiliated Computer Services Inc., creating a $22 billion global enterprise for document technology and business process management, the companies announced in a Sept. 28 teleconference.

Treasury banks on EDS to upgrade computer services

EDS has won a $30 million award from the Treasury Department to upgrade computer services at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

General Dynamics to supply Air Force with battlefield ID devices

A unit of General Dynamics will furnish the Air Force with cryptographic technology for identification equipment that identifies friend from foe on the battlefield under a contract potentially worth $37 million over five years.

American Systems to support Navy security initiatives

American Systems Corp. will provide technical and security services to the Navy under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum value of $23.9 million.

NCI oversees Army BRAC move to Fort Bragg

NCI Inc. will lead a team assisting the Army’s Base Realignment and Closure program under a 28-month task order valued at $48.9 million.