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Carahsoft’s Michael Shrader Points to Public Sector Demand for Analytics-Ready Data

Michael Shrader

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 14, 2015 — Michael Shrader, Carahsoft vice president for intelligence and innovative solutions, has pointed to a growing need for analytics-ready data in the public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. According to VSR, this is among the reasons that have set a demand for value-added resellers in subsectors such …

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Red Hat Cloud Architect Adam Clater Discusses PaaS as Fed Agility Tool

Adam Clater

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 2, 2015 — Red Hat’s (NYSE: RHT) Adam Clater said platform-as-a-service tools helps federal systems administrators deploy, update and maintain applications in the government workplace faster than ever before, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “This efficiency serves agencies’ mandate to become more modernized, agile and flexible, and it provides …

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Calibre Buys IMC’s Health, Defense IT Consulting Businesses


Calibre Systems has bought Information Management Consultants‘ business groups that work with health and life sciences organizations as well as defense and government agencies to manage data systems. The companies did not disclose the terms of the deal and Calibre will integrate the acquired businesses into a single information management consulting division …

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HP’s Scott Gaydos Points to Shadow IT ‘Service-Delivery Benefits’

Scott Gaydos

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 — Scott Gaydos, chief technologist for the U.S. public sector business at Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), has urged information technology officers in government to examine how shadow IT could be turned into something beneficial for their organization, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. He indicated in a guest piece …

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Maximus Meets 3Q Wall Street Earnings Estimate, Beats Revenue Forecast


Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has reported fiscal year 2015 third quarter earnings of 64 cents per share, a figure in line with Wall Street’s consensus projection. That figure includes costs related to the the Reston, Va.-based public sector health and human services contractor acquisitions of Acentia and Remploy, both of which …

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Exclusive: Chuck Prow to Join Investment Firm Sterling, Hold President Role at Portfolio Company CPS

Chuck Prow

Chuck Prow, former global government business leader at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Fairfax, Va.-based private equity firm Sterling Capital Group Partners as a principal and will serve as president at its CPS-Professional Services portfolio company, he has told GovCon Wire. Prow recently retired from IBM and he will officially start his new roles at Sterling and CPS in late …

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Duane Davenport Joins Upsite Technologies as Federal Sales, Special Programs Lead


Duane Davenport, formerly national account manager at Hitachi Data Systems, has joined Upsite Technologies as vice president of federal sales and special programs at the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based data center cooling technology developer. He will oversee the company’s efforts to grow energy management products and service offerings in the government …

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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware Discusses Internet of Everything Trends in Fed

Diane Gongaware

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 30, 2015 — Diane Gongaware, senior director for Cisco’s (Nasdaq: CSCO) U.S. public sector partner organization, discussed the development of the Internet of Everything as a concept and a technology in the federal marketplace during a recent interview with ExecutiveBiz posted Wednesday. “The Internet of Everything …

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Microsoft’s Wes Anderson Tackles Big Data, Tech Drivers in Federal

Wes Anderson

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Wes Anderson, vice president of worldwide public sector services at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), discussed the company’s plan to make data interactive for government users in a wide-ranging interview with ExecutiveBiz posted Monday. He also highlighted transparency and tight budgets as perennial technology drivers …

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Harris to Keep HQ in Melbourne FL, House Critical Networks Segment in Herndon VA


Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has decided to maintain its corporate headquarters in Melbourne, Fla. and will also base two of its four newly-formed business segments in the state following the company’s $4.75-billion purchase of Exelis that closed in May. Both the electronic systems and space and intelligence systems segments will be based in Palm Bay, …

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