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Niloofar Razi Howe Joins RSA as SVP, Chief Strategy Officer; Amit Yoran Comments

Niloofar Razi Howe

Niloofar Razi Howe, formerly chief strategy officer at Endgame, has joined RSA as senior vice president and chief strategy officer. As a member of RSA’s executive team, Howe will be responsible for the company’s corporate strategy, development and planning, RSA said Monday. Amit Yoran, president of RSA and executive VP …

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


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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WSJ: Dell in Advanced Talks for Potential $50B EMC Buy, VMware Spinoff

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Dell and its private equity parent firm Silver Lake are currently in advanced negotiations to buy EMC (NYSE: EMC) and spin off the VMware (NYSE: VMW) business from EMC after the transaction, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Liz Hoffman, Dana Mattioli and Joann Lublin write the companies could either reach an agreement or end …

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


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


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


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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