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2010-10-26 13:08:00

VISTA, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Energy Solutions, Inc. (IES), a leading solar energy development and construction firm, today announced it has been awarded a major contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to design and build a 914 kilowatt solar electric (photovoltaic or PV) system. The system, now being installed on the rooftop of the Chet Holifield Federal Building in Laguna Niguel, California, is the first utility-scale PV project for GSA. When...

2010-10-21 11:53:00

ASHBURN, Va., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Business will provide federal government agencies with secure on-demand cloud computing services -- including server, network and storage capacity -- under a new award announced by the U.S. General Services Administration. Verizon Business was among awardees selected by the GSA to negotiate with government agencies and provide services under a blanket purchase agreement that is valued at as much as $76.5 million over five years. The company...

2010-10-21 07:30:00

Award enables government agencies to easily access cloud-based IaaS through Apps.gov Stock Market SymbolsGIB (NYSE)GIB.A (TSX) www.cgi.com/newsroom FAIRFAX, VA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ - CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) has been selected as one of the 11 companies awarded a five-year, government-wide Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) by the U.S. General Services...

2010-10-21 06:40:00

LANHAM, Md., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded Computer Technologies Consultants, Inc. (CTC), a small business headquartered in Lanham, Maryland, a five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and other related information technology services, including cloud computing, cloud Web hosting, and cloud storage offerings. This award is open for ordering by all United States federal agencies, Department...

2010-09-30 08:00:00

Multi-Vendor BPA Supports Core Component of President's Open Government Directive Stock Market Symbols GIB (NYSE) GIB.A (TSX) www.cgi.com/newsroom FAIRFAX. VA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Government-wide Policy has awarded CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with a ceiling of up to US$46...

2010-09-15 23:25:28

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are stepping up the pace for designing safer building evacuations by releasing large, numerical data sets that track the movement of people on stairs during high-rise building evacuation drills. The data sets will ensure that architects, engineers, emergency planners and others involved in building design have a strong technical basis for safer, more cost-effective building evacuations. "While stairs have been used in...

2010-09-07 14:23:00

New site consolidates open government contests into one place; provides universal, no-cost platform for citizens to participate in challenges. WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House today launched the new Challenge.gov, an online tool for federal agencies provided by the U.S. General Services Administration that allows agencies to post contests aimed at increasing public participation with the government. As part of President Obama's call for an open, transparent...

2010-08-30 14:30:00

Governor O'Malley to Lead Dignitaries at Shady Grove Groundbreaking ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $200 million satellite campus for the National Cancer Institute will get its official start in Rockville September 1, with elected leaders saluting the initiative and the collaboration that forged it. Governor Martin O'Malley will lead a list of dignitaries including U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and other elected leaders....

2010-06-17 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes will participate as a speaker at the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Network Services Conference. Mr. Bardo will serve as a panelist with other satellite industry executives to discuss how federal agencies can benefit from using...

2010-05-25 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Region 7 to provide construction manager as agent and commissioning services for the modernization of the GT "Mickey" Leland Federal Building in downtown Houston. Officials estimate the construction value to be approximately $70 million. Funding for the project is made available under the American...


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