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IBM Shares Government Contract
2013-08-15 09:59:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Department of the Interior (DOI) is planning on restructuring their IT systems and moving to a cloud-based infrastructure. To do this, they asked several private tech companies to put in bids for pieces of an estimated $10 billion contract. By moving away from their current system, the DOI hopes to save up to $100 million each year once their cloud is up and running in 2016. In May the DOI announced the ten contract winners,...

2011-04-12 09:42:08

Microsoft is charging in court that Google is issuing misleading claims about the certification of a software package that the US Department of the Interior is considering for purchase. Google is rejecting the charges and is seeking to be allowed to continue in the bidding process for the nearly $60 million contract. Microsoft is claiming that Google Apps for Government, the internet-based suite of office tools from Google, had not been certified under the Federal Information Security...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

Enforcement software deal connects over 6,000 law enforcement officers across the US WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire/ - The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has selected Niche Technology Inc.'s Records Management System (RMS) for the implementation of its Incident Management Analysis & Reporting System (IMARS). Niche RMS will enable seamless data sharing between more than 6,000 law enforcement officers from six agencies across one-fifth of the USA's land-base, creating one of the...

2008-09-11 03:00:22

By Snow, Nick Citing dramatically higher prices, US Department of the Interior Secretary Dirk A. Kempthorne started the Minerals Management Service's next 5-year Outer Continental Shelf lease plan preparation 2 years ahead of schedule. "When our current 5-year plan was launched in July 2007, oil was selling for $64/bbl. Today, a barrel of oil costs more than $ 120, almost double the price a year ago. Clearly, today's escalating energy prices and the widening gap between US energy...

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