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Sogeti Taps IBM Bluemix for Hybrid Cloud Offering

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Capgemini company Sogeti has forged an IBM (NYSE: IBM) partnership to build its hybrid cloud products using IBM’s Bluemix cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “Many [of our clients] are still hesitating to make such a transition [to the cloud] due to ...

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Former Cisco Exec Frank Calderoni Joins Red Hat as CFO, EVP for Operations

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Monday on Frank Calderoni joining Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) as its new chief financial officer and executive vice president of operations. Prior to his appointment, Calderoni served as executive adviser, EVP and CFO at Cisco Systems for ...

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Potomac Officers Club’s ‘Internet of Things’ Summit Highlights Connected, Converged World

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The explosion of appliances, building and automotive systems connected to the Internet and that convergence’s implications for federal agencies was the focal point of discussion at the Potomac Officers Club’s “Internet of Things” summit Tuesday in McLean, Va. Executives from GovCon firms and their agency partners gathered at the forum ...

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Iron Bow, Intelligent Decisions Make CRN Solution Provider 500 List

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 12, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — The Channel Company has released its 2015 CRN Solution Provider 500 list of information technology firms ranked by revenue, with IBM Global Services still toping the list and Accenture edging out HP Enterprise Services for second place. Rene LaVigne, Iron ...

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Grant Thornton Names Carlos Otal as Public Sector Practice Managing Partner

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Carlos Otal, a 10-year veteran of Grant Thornton, has been named managing partner at the company’s global public sector practice. He most recently led the practice’s financial management advisory and audit services division and succeeds Srikant Sastry, who now serves as national managing principal for the advisory services practice, Grant ...

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Potomac Officers Club Adds Sokwoo Rhee and Michael Riley to Internet of Things Conference

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TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘June 9, 2015 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — announced that Sokwoo Rhee, NIST and Michael Riley, IBM will participate in the Early Adopters in the Audacious Era of Technology panel discussion at their  Internet of Things conference to be held on Tuesday, June ...

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Kevin Baril Joins Grant Thornton as Principal for San Diego

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 28, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Wednesday on Kevin Baril joining Grant Thornton as principal in its San Diego advisory practice. Baril spent 13 years with IBM Global Services prior to Grant Thornton, where he will be responsible for systems implementation, strategy and technology transformation for the company’s business ...

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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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