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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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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

Teresa Carlson

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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