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26 Firms Picked for $1.8B Army Knowledge Services Contract

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Twenty-six companies have won positions on an eight-year, $1.8 billion contract to provide a range of knowledge-based services to the U.S. Army. The Army Contracting Command received 35 bids for the multiple-award contract via the Internet and will determine both funding and performance location with each order, the Defense Department ...

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IBM Hands Smarter Cities Challenge Grant to 16 Winners

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has picked 16 municipalities as recipients of its Smarter Cities Challenge grant for 2015-2016 that includes pro bono consultancy work worth $500,000 per engagement, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. IBM said Tuesday it will provide Watson analytics services in ...

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German Climate Computing Center Upgrades to IBM High-Performance Storage System

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 12, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on the German Climate Computing Center adopting IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) big data platform to help manage the facility’s more than 40 petabytes of stored information for analysis. The center’s archive now uses High-Performance Storage System software, which IBM jointly ...

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Commerce Department Enters Open Data Alliance with Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Open Cloud Consortium

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has enlisted the industry’s help in the department’s mission to release its rich stores of weather, ocean, climate and water information to the general public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The data alliance tasks Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Web Services, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Cloud Platform, IBM, ...

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EMC Buys Encryption Provider CloudLink; Chad Sakac Comments

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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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Mike Rhodin: IBM Buys Explorys, Phytel to Further Healthcare Analytics Work

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IBM has sought to expand its healthcare data analytics and cloud computing technology portfolio with the purchases of Explorys and Phytel for undisclosed amounts. Cleveland-based Explorys offers cloud platforms for healthcare providers to manage clinically integrated networks, risk in patient populations, cost of care and pay-for-performance initiatives, IBM said Monday. ...

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IBM Rolls Out Build, Management Tools for IoT

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 13, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has rolled out a new software services suite designed to help clients develop and operate their Internet of Things portfolio. The products offer capabilities such as data capture, analysis and management, as well as consultancy services and cloud-based ...

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IBM GM Anne Altman Joins SPX Board of Directors

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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Monday on 35-year IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran Anne Altman’s appointment to the board of directors of SPX, a manufacturing and industrial equipment supplier based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Altman, general manager of the U.S. federal and government industries business ...

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Tony Frazier is Wash100 Inductee for Leadership in Geospatial Imagery

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 19, 2015 – Tony Frazier, newly appointed senior vice president for government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the geospatial imagery services market. The Wash100 is the premier ...

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