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Former IBM, Northrop Exec Kris Lovejoy Named EY Global Cybersecurity Leader

Kris Lovejoy, former CEO of network security technology provider BluVector, has joined EY as global cybersecurity leader. She succeeds Paul van Kessel, who is due to retire in June, and will oversee EY’s cybersecurity operations and service offerings in her new position, the company said Wednesday. Lovejoy previously served as president of Acuity Solutions, the former Northrop …

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Wells Fargo Securities: IBM to Release 2018 Q4 Results, Initial 2019 Guidance

A Wells Fargo Securities report says IBM (NYSE: IBM) is scheduled to release on Tuesday its fourth-quarter results for 2018 and initial guidance for 2019. According to the report released Friday, shareholders of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) approved a deal for IBM to acquire the Raleigh, N.C.-based software company for approximately …

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Red Hat to Hold Special Stockholders’ Meeting on IBM Merger

Shareholders in Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) will vote Jan. 16 on whether to approve IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) proposed $34B acquisition of the Raleigh, N.C.-based open source technology provider. A Dec. 11 record date has been established for Red Hat’s special meeting of stockholders, the company said Monday. IBM first announced Oct. 28 it would acquire Red …

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IBM, Marines Explore AI Tech to Plan Personnel & Equipment Deployments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 4, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps to implement an artificial intelligence tool that will work to manage personnel and equipment data for planning troop deployments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Nextgov reported Thursday the Marines aim to use the technology to determine …

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IBM-Backed Survey Cites Federal IT Investment Shift to Hybrid Cloud; Andras Szakal Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2018 — An IBM-backed (NYSE: IBM) study has found that a majority of federal information technology executives foresee a shift in IT investments over the next two years, with an increasing number anticipating spending on cloud technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 16. Fedscoop reported Oct. 15 that …

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IBM Unveils Mobile SOC to Deliver On-Site Cyber Training, Demo Incident Response

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has transformed a tractor trailer into a mobile security operations center that aims to deliver on-site cybersecurity support and training at various locations across the U.S. and Europe, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the IBM X-Force Command Cyber Tactical …

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IBM to Develop Neural Inference Hardware & Software for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 24, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will research, design, build, integrate and deliver a new neural inference system for the U.S. Air Force under a $14.8M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will work on the hardware and software for the “NorthPole” machine …

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Fluor Taps IBM Watson AI, Analytics to Track Status of Infrastructure Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 17, 2018 — Fluor (NYSE: FLR) will deploy IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Watson artificial intelligence and analytic technologies to build real-time diagnostic tools that will work to monitor complex engineering, procurement and construction projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The EPC Project Health Diagnostics and Market Dynamics/Spend Analytics systems will …

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Hortonworks, IBM & Red Hat Partner on Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 13, 2018 — Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP), IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) have entered into a partnership in an effort to help customers utilize hybrid cloud environments to field and run big data workloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Red Hat said Monday the collaborative Open Hybrid Architecture …

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