Archive: Information Technology

CSC: Just the Initials Now

By Alejandro Lazo Computer Sciences Corp. is ditching its full name for initials and rolling out the first brand campaign in its 50-year history. Falls Church-based CSC is marketing its consulting and software development division, its fastest-growing business, in newspaper advertisements across the country. The company has also given...

By Terri Rupar | September 9, 2008; 04:46 PM ET | Comments (0)

FortiusOne Adds Former AOL Executive to Its Roster

FortiusOne, an Arlington-based Internet mapping company, said today it has hired Chris Marentis as president and chief operating officer. He was also appointed to the company's board. Marentis previously served as a senior executive at AOL and most recently was chief executive of Clearspring, a McLean-based software maker. "With disruptive...

By Mike Shepard | December 11, 2007; 03:11 PM ET | Comments (0)

ManTech Buying Herndon-Based McDonald Bradley

ManTech International, a Fairfax-based government contractor that specializes in information technology services, said today it has agreed to acquire McDonald Bradley for $76.5 million in cash. A privately held technology firm founded in 1985 and based in Herndon, McDonald Bradley does extensive national security work for the government, and counts...

By Mike Shepard | November 16, 2007; 11:51 AM ET | Comments (0)

Chantilly-Based Intersections Buys Online Security Firm

From the Associated Press Financial information services provider Intersections Inc. said today it agreed to buy online security company Net Enforcers for $14 million cash. Net Enforcers provides corporate identity theft protection services including online auction monitoring and enforcement, intellectual property monitoring and other services. Its products are designed to...

By Mike Shepard | November 12, 2007; 10:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

Nasdaq Buys District Tech Firm

From the Associated Press: NEW YORK -- Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. said Friday it is purchasing privately held Directors Desk for an undisclosed amount. The Washington-based company provides technology to board members of public and private companies, including online voting, automated record keeping and Web conferencing. It currently counts more...

By Dan Beyers | June 29, 2007; 12:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

ComScore Nets $73.7 Million In IPO

Reston's comScore raised $73.7 million after fees and expenses in its initial public offering. The company sold shares for $16.50 and the stock climbed $6.97 during the day on the Nasdaq market, closing at $23.47. The company's new ticker is SCOR. The company, incorporated in 1999, collects data on the...

By Dan Beyers | June 27, 2007; 05:35 PM ET | Comments (0)

NCI Acquires Texas-Based Contractor

NCI, a Reston-based provider of information technology services to federal agencies and the military, announced today that it had acquired Karta Technologies, a privately held company that provides systems integration services to government and commercial customers. The purchase price was not disclosed, but NCI said in a statement the transaction...

By Mike Shepard | June 27, 2007; 04:44 PM ET | Comments (0)

Dulles Firm Snags Airbus Work

ODIN Technologies has inked a five-year deal to help European aircraft maker Airbus deploy radio frequency identification equipment to track spare parts across its supply chain. ODIN does not manufacture RFID readers or tags but provides testing, design, installation, software and consulting services for such systems. Terms of the deal...

By Dan Beyers | June 27, 2007; 03:10 PM ET | Comments (0)

Teleworking Update

Steve Barr writes in his Federal Diary column that 6.6 percent of the federal workforce is now regularly working remotely by computer, according to this new report by the Office of Personnel Management. Steve says the recent run-up in gas prices has prompted a new round of interest in at-home...

By Dan Beyers | June 19, 2007; 08:02 AM ET | Comments (0)

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