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IBM Vet Julie Xiang Joins Merlin as Sales VP

Julie Xiang, former federal sales manager at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been named vice president of sales at cybersecurity and information technology services provider Merlin International. Merlin said Monday she has more than 16 years of IT sales and sales management experience with a primary focus on the government healthcare market. Xiang …

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6 Firms to Receive $258M in DOE Exascale Supercomputer R&D Contracts

The Energy Department will award six companies three-year contracts worth $258 million in total to research and develop large-scale supercomputers. DOE said Thursday it will issue funds through its Exascale Computing Project as part of the department’s new PathForward program that seeks to create the first exascale supercomputers for U.S. national security, manufacturing, …

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IBM, Cisco to Collaborate, Integrate Tech for Joint Effort Against Cyber Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered into a partnership with Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) for threat intelligence collaboration and the integration of their cybersecurity technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. IBM Security‘s X-Force will work with Cisco’s Talos security research team in efforts to protect customers’ networks, endpoints and …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Defense and IT Win Big in FY 2018 Budget Proposal

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup May 22 – May 26 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This past Tuesday, President Donald Trump released his first budget proposal for fiscal 2018 and the blueprint …

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AECOM, IBM Help Develop Local Gov’t Disaster Resilience Scorecard for UN

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have partnered to develop a scorecard for the United Nations that works to guide local governments in efforts to drive resilience and preparedness against natural disasters, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. IBM said Tuesday the team built the Disaster …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Blockchain’s Impact on Industry & More

Weekly Roundup May 8 – May 12 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson It’s been nearly a decade since Satoshi Nakamoto first dreamt up the core component of the technology known as blockchain – the decentralized, digital currency Bitcoin has evolved …

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AT&T to Deploy IBM Mobile Device Mgmt Tech at Interior Dept; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will help the Interior Department secure and manage 27,000 mobile devices with the deployment of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) MaaS360 mobile device management platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The telecommunications company serves as an authorized reseller of MaaS360 and will utilize the MDM …

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IBM, Raytheon BBN Study Quantum Computing Advantage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 5, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) BBN Technologies subsidiary have collaborated to verify the difference in performance between a standard computer and quantum computer, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Their joint study published in the Nature Quantum Information journal focused on the “quantum advantage in …

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IBM Adds 4 New US Cloud Data Centers in Push for Service Expansion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has launched four additional cloud data centers with two each in Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Texas, as the company works to expand its global cloud footprint and support demand for cloud infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the new …

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Eric Shander Promoted to EVP, CFO at Red Hat

Eric Shander, formerly acting chief financial officer, vice president and chief accounting officer of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has been promoted to serve as executive VP and CFO at the Raleigh, North Carolina-based software company. Shander will report directly to Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, and oversee the …

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