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Dell’s Steve Harris: Agency IT Modernization to Gain Momentum Through FITARA

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 28, 2016 — Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of the federal systems business at Dell, believes the efforts of federal agencies to update their information systems will gain momentum with the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. FedScoop …

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Denis Cashman Appointed EMC CFO; Zane Rowe Named CFO at VMware

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Denis Cashman, chief accounting officer at EMC (NYSE: EMC) and chief financial officer of the firm’s information infrastructure business, has been appointed corporate CFO at the company. Cashman, a 28-year finance veteran at EMC, will succeed the departing CFO Zane Rowe on March 1 and will oversee all financial operations …

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Minburn Lands $115M SOCOM Order for Microsoft Software Licenses

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Minburn Technology Group has received a $115 million order to provide Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The company will also deliver software assurance support to SOCOM’s headquarters procurement division under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Minburn will perform work in Great Falls, Virginia, …

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Economic Times: Tata Consultancy Services Resumes Talks Over Acquisition of Dell’s IT Business

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Tata Consultancy Services, an India-based information technology consulting firm, has resumed negotiations over its plans to acquire IT services provider Perot Systems from Dell, The Economic Times reported Monday. Anirban Sen and Jochelle Mendonca write Dell plans to sell Perot Systems for approximately $5 billion and has secured offers from …

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Amit Yoran: RSA Seeks Transformation Ahead of Dell’s Acquisition of Parent Firm EMC

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2016 — RSA‘s transformation initiative in 2015 works to augment the sales and customer service of its business, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Amit Yoran, president of the EMC (NYSE: EMC) subsidiary, said in a CRN interview published Tuesday these efforts are based on a study of customer …

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DoD Approves Dell Firewalls for Deployment on Defense Computer Networks

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 18, 2015 — The Defense Department has awarded certification to Dell for the deployment of its SonicWall firewalls on DoD-operated networks after the company passed Security Technical Implementation Guide tests, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dell said Wednesday the certification puts SonicWall as part of DoD’s Unified Capabilities Approved Products List. About Executive Mosaic: …

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WSJ: VMware Backs Out From Cloud Joint Venture Plan With EMC

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VMware (NYSE: VMW) has canceled plans to form a joint venture with EMC (NYSE: EMC) that will work to combine both companies’ cloud services, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Don Clark writes that a spokesman for VMware told the Journal the company will continue to run vCloud Air as a separate …

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Dell, EMC Merger to Proceed After ‘Go Shop’ Period Ends

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EMC (NYSE: EMC) and Dell are set to continue with their planned merger after the Massachusetts-based data storage company did not receive a “superior” alternative offer during a go-shop process. Dell agreed to acquire EMC in October for about $67 billion in cash and stock to create a combined company that …

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Reuters: 3 Private Equity Firms Vie for Dell’s Quest Software, SonicWall Assets

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KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR), Vista Equity Partners Management and Thoma Bravo have submitted bids to acquire $4 billion in Dell assets that offer information technology management and email encryption services, Reuters reported Tuesday. Liana Baker and Greg Roumeliotis write the potential sale of Dell’s Quest Software and SonicWall could help Dell reduce the debt it could take …

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Dell Signs $67B Cash-Stock Deal to Acquire EMC

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Dell has agreed to purchase EMC (NYSE: EMC) through an approximately $67 billion cash-and-stock transaction as both companies seek to create a new enterprise-focused information technology business. Michael Dell said Monday the combined company will pursue growth in the hybrid cloud, mobile, software-based data center, converged infrastructure, security and digital transformation market …

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