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Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015: GovCon Index Mirrors US Markets’ Wild Ride & more

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Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world has been captivated over the last 10 days by the frenzied selloff in global stock markets then subsequent rebound over the past two days and government ...

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CSC Wins FAA Cloud Services Contract

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Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a 10-year, $109 million contract with options to deploy cloud services at the Federal Aviation Administration’s data center, Washington Technology reported Thursday. Nick Wakeman writes the FAA intends to consolidate the data center environment for its headquarters and other facilities in nine regions. CSC ...

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Re/code: EMC, VMware Mull Downstream Merger

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EMC (NYSE: EMC) is examining the possibility of being acquired by VMware (NYSE: VMW), wherein EMC holds a majority stake, Re/code reported Wednesday. Arik Hesseldahl writes the idea of a downstream merger between the two companies came as EMC reviews strategic options and faces pressure from activist investor Elliott Management. ...

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Emerging Markets Communications Buys MTN; Abel Avellan Comments

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Emerging Markets Communications has purchased Maritime Telecommunications Network for an undisclosed amount as part of a push to expand broadband connections in remote locations. EMC said Monday the combined company will work to provide terrestrial broadband and hybrid satellite communications services for land-based sites, maritime vessels and aircraft. “We are excited to add ...

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Amit Yoran Outlines RSA Transition Plans to Meet New Era in Security

Amit Yoran

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 30, 2015 — RSA President Amit Yoran, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2015, said the EMC (NYSE: EMC) security division plans to shift its technology investments to include identity management, authentication and threat monitoring as the company seeks to provide services in the emerging growth areas ...

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EMC’s Mike Walsh Outlines Application Demands in Defense

Mike Walsh

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 18, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Mike Walsh, director of EMC’s (NYSE: EMC) Defense Department business, has highlighted data and sensor information collection, and big data management as emerging application demands in the defense market. “In addition to collecting and storing the data, agencies must also effectively maintain ...

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EMC Buys Encryption Provider CloudLink; Chad Sakac Comments

Chad Sakac

EMC (NYSE: EMC) has bought security provider CloudLink for an undisclosed amount in a move to address data security requirements of clients, CRN reported Friday. Matt Brown writes Ottawa, Canada-based CloudLink will form part of EMC’s federation enterprise hybrid cloud and continue its membership in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. Chad ...

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Zulfikar Ramzan Joins RSA as CTO; Amit Yoran Comments

Zulfikar Ramzan

Zulfikar Ramzan, formerly chief technology officer at Elastica, has joined EMC’s (NYSE: EMC) RSA security division as CTO. Ramzan will oversee the development of RSA’s technology strategy, with focus on providing customers with technologies to counter threats, RSA said Tuesday. Amit Yoran, president of RSA (a 2015 Wash100 recipient), said ...

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RSA Executive Chair Art Coviello to Retire in February; Joe Tucci Comments

Art Coviello

Art Coviello, executive chairman of RSA and executive vice president of parent company EMC (NYSE: EMC), will retire by Feb. 28 and act as a strategic adviser to RSA President Amit Yoran through the transition period. Yoran, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2015, will assume Coviello’s responsibilities but remain ...

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Philippe Llorens Appointed New CEO at Atos-EMC-VMware Alliance

Philippe Llorens

Canopy has named Philippe Llorens as its new CEO to succeed outgoing Jacques Pommeraud, who is bound for Salesforce as senior vice president for success services, Business Cloud News reported Wednesday. Canopy — a three-year-old alliance that comprises Atos, EMC and VMware — makes cloud products and services for the enterprise such as Cisco networking and ...

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