IBM Sells Database Mgmt System to UNICOM; Corry Hong Comments

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IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has sold its relational database management system to UNICOM Systems for an undisclosed amount. UNICOM bought the solidDB in-memory system and its Universal Cache feature, UNICOM said Tuesday. The company intends for the acquisition to grow UNICOM’s strategic information technology offerings for customers and partners. “We appreciate IBM’s confidence in our ability to effectuate...

Doug Lane Joins Capgemini Government Solutions as CEO; Tim Bridges Comments

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Doug Lane, a 30-year consulting and information technology veteran, has joined Capgemini Government Solutions LLC as CEO. Lane will report directly to Capgemini U.S. LLC CEO Tim Bridges and be responsible for the Capgemini subsidiary’s strategic direction and service delivery to federal, state and local government clients, Capgemini said Tuesday. Bridges said Lane will work to assist Capgemini’s...

Scott Turner Joins IntelliDyne as Healthcare IT Business Development Senior Director

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Scott Turner, a 27-year veteran in government business development and electronic engineering, has joined IntelliDyne LLC as senior director of healthcare information technology business development. He will work to capture healthcare IT business opportunities within Defense Department and civilian agency markets, IntelliDyne said Friday. Turner most recently served as vice president of business development...

Andy Maner: IBM, Epic Extend Partnership to Chase DoD EHR Contract

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) and medical information technology firm Epic have teamed up to pursue a Defense Department contract to modernize IT systems that are built to manage electronic health records of service members and their families. The team plans to offer DoD a joint technology platform that will aim to address interoperability and security issues in the military health system, IBM said Tuesday. “Improving...

Chuck Prow Elevates at IBM to Lead Global Government Sales

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Chuck Prow Chuck Prow, managing partner responsible for IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global public sector, has been elevated to the role of industry general manager for global governments and will oversee the firm’s sales in hardware, software and services to government globally, Prow broke to GovCon Wire this week. The consulting and technology veteran is now responsible for the firm’s growth...

CA, IBM Vet Amy Fliegelman Olli Joins Avaya as SVP & General Counsel

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Amy Fliegelman Olli Amy Fliegelman Olli, a former executive at CA Technologies (NYSE: CA) and 18-year IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran, has joined Avaya as senior vice president and general counsel. She will also serve as a member of Avaya’s senior executive counsel and work at the company’s global headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Avaya said Thursday. The company also appointed Andrea Cunningham, founder...

Gregory Reyes to Lead Defense, Intell Business Development at IntelliDyne; Tony Crescenzo Comments

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Gregory Reyes, a 28-year sales and business development veteran, has joined IntelliDyne as a senior director of business development. Reyes will be responsible for IntelliDyne’s development programs in its defense, intelligence, State Department and emerging market businesses, the company said Wednesday. Tony Crescenzo, IntelliDyne CEO, said Reyes will employ a consultative approach toward helping...

Keith Salzman Joins IBM’s Federal Arm as Chief Medical Information Officer

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Keith Salzman Keith Salzman, formerly chief medical information officer at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has joined IBM (NYSE: IBM) in the same role for the company’s U.S. federal business unit. Salzman heads to IBM as the company kicks off a series of investments in its U.S. federal healthcare practice to further development in big data and cognitive computing technologies, IBM said Thursday. (Click...

Mark Forman Returns to TASC as IT, Cloud Services VP; Bruce Phillips Comments

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Mark Forman Mark Forman, co-founder and former CEO of Government Transaction Services LLC, has joined TASC as vice president for information technology and cloud services. The 29-year industry veteran previously worked at TASC from 1985 to 1989 and will be responsible for the company’s cybersecurity, cloud, mobile and data analytics initiatives, TASC said Wednesday. Bruce Phillips “His...

IBM to Pump $100M in Global Big Data Labs

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IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is investing more than 0 million in new big data consulting laboratories across several locations worldwide, Asian Scientist Magazine reported Wednesday. The 10 new IBM interactive experience labs will be built in Bangalore, Beijing, Melbourne, Shanghai and Tokyo, according to the report. IBM intends to open at least 1,000 new big data consulting jobs at the sites, the report...