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Grant Thornton Names Carlos Otal as Public Sector Practice Managing Partner

Carlos Otal

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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Reuters: CSC in ‘Exploratory’ Talks for Potential Public Sector Division Sale


Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has received interest from three companies in a potential purchase of CSC’s public sector unit and held exploratory discussions with those firms, Reuters reported Thursday. Reuters lists Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as the companies interested in a deal for ...

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CSC Board Approves Plan for Separate Commercial-, US Public Sector-Focused Companies


The board of directors at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has approved a plan to divide the Falls Church, Va.-based technology and services contractor into two separate publicly-traded companies: one solely focused on the U.S. public sector, with another for commercial enterprises and non-U.S. government agencies. CSC said Tuesday it expects to complete the ...

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Deloitte Report Sees Public Sector CIOs Poised to Take Lead in IT Talent Mgmt, Integration


TYSONS CORNER, VA April 29, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Tuesday on a new Deloitte report that predicts a more active role for federal chief information officers of the future when it comes to agency-wide integration and information technology management. Mark White, chief technology officer and principal ...

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Teresa Carlson: Amazon to Continue to Grow Public Sector Business


TYSONS CORNER, VA April 28, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Amazon’s (Nasdaq: AMZN) cloud services division posting a 50 percent increase in first quarter revenue for the 2015 fiscal year compared to its Q1 2014 period. The Washington Post said Thursday the surge comes amidst Amazon Web Service’s increasingly active infrastructure ...

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CA Tech, SAIC Collaborate on Public IT Service Offering


TYSONS CORNER, VA March 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) joining forces to provide information technology services for their customers in the public sector. Under the partnership agreement, SAIC will leverage CA’s Unified Infrastructure Management monitoring technology ...

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Chris Coleman: Lookingglass Acquires CloudShield to Further Threat Intell Strategy


Lookingglass Cyber Solutions has closed its purchase of network security firm CloudShield in a bid to deliver a comprehensive threat defense platform in the commercial and government markets. Chris Coleman, CEO of Lookingglass, said Monday the company seeks to further leverage threat intelligence and introduce new strategies to help customers ...

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Michael Long: Arrow Electronics Targets Govt IT Market Growth Through immixGroup Purchase


Arrow Electronics (NYSE: ARW) has agreed to buy McLean, Virginia-based government information technology services company immixGroup for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is scheduled to close in the second quarter of 2015 and Arrow Electronics expects the transaction to be accretive on earnings by up to 14 cents per share ...

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Larry Prior Elected To Wash100 2015 for Leadership in Engineering, IT

Larry Prior

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 2, 2015 – Larry Prior, general manager for the public sector business at Computer Sciences Corp., has been chosen to be one of this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the engineering and information technology sector. The Wash100 is the ...

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Mercedes Westcott Chosen to Wash100 for Leadership in Data Integration, Storage

Mercedes Westcott

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 25, 2015 – Mercedes Westcott, vice president for the public sector business at Cloudera, has been named to this year’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in the data integration and storage market. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and ...

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