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Army hits speed bumps in JRSS migration

Latency and other performance quality issues with applications in the joint regional security stacks have caused DISA and the Army to rework the migration timeline.

Army Corps of Engineers.awards $239M IT support task order

Leidos takes in a $239.5 million task order to support the Corps' overall IT environment of the Army Corps of Engineers.

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DISA discusses next steps for CAC replacement, Encore III

The common access card is on its way out, and its prototype replacements could be in some users' hands by this summer.

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Navy awards $653M Microsoft license deal

Government IT reseller Insight Public Sector wins a $653.2 million blanket purchase agreement to supply Microsoft brand-name software licenses and cloud computing tools to the Department of the Navy.

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NDAA markup keeps DISA cuts, ups cyber funding

As members of the House Armed Services Committee debated late into the night marking up the defense bill, the chairman pushed back on attempts to undo plans to examine combining or eliminating Pentagon back office functions.

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DISA plans to shutter St. Louis data center

DISA will close or limit operations at four of its data centers around the world as a result of its Computing Ecosystem optimization initiative.

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Fogarty confirmed as new Army Cyber Command leader

Before ducking out for spring recess, the Senate confirmed Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty to head Army Cyber Command.

Army Secretary Mark Esper speaks to soldiers at Fort Knox, Ky., April 6, 2018. DoD photo by Renee Rhodes

Futures Command, coming this summer, needs a leader and a base

Army Secretary Mark Esper said the new Futures Command will help change the service's acquisition culture.

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