Press Releases

Mac Curtis: New R&D Work Seeks to Build Vencore-Sandia Labs Ties

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 24, 2015 — Vencore will develop and test applications for use in the military under a work agreement in support of the Sandia National Laboratories, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, indicated that the $10 million indefinite-deliver/indefinite-quantity contract builds on the company’s longtime …

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Sogeti Taps IBM Bluemix for Hybrid Cloud Offering

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

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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Lockheed Awarded $62M Modification to Maintain Aegis Test Sites

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will continue to manage missile engineering and testing facilities for the U.S. Navy under a $61.8 million modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The contract activates the option from a previous award to provide operation and maintenance for Aegis …

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Randy Fuerst: O3b, Oceus Partner for High-Speed Connectivity to Navy Vessels in Theater

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on O3b Networks, Oceus Networks and TrustComm completing tests on medium earth orbit satellite connectivity during the U.S. Navy’s Trident Warrior exercises aboard the USS Fort Worth littoral combat ship. “Providing maritime LTE services has been a …

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Michael Shrader: Carahsoft SkySecure Seeks to Offer Front-Line Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Michael Shrader, vice president for intelligence and innovative solutions at Carahsoft Technology, said the company  joined the Skyport Systems’ SkySecure channel partner program in a bid to offer front-line defense products to government clients, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “Carahsoft takes a …

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General Atomics Plans Training Academy for Drone Pilots in 2016

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on General Atomics’ plans to establish a training academy for drone operators from U.S. allied forces in January 2016 to help address pilot shortage and the growing popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles. Military.com said Thursday that many …

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Commerce Department Signs Microsoft Software, Services BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — The Commerce Department has picked Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to provide the agency’s software products and related service updates under a three-year blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “The BPA aggregates all of Commerce’s purchases each year while providing the department with …

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SAIC Joins Red Hat Cloud Partner Program; Lynne Chamberlain-O’Neill Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Science Applications International Corp. joining the Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) Advanced Partner Program to bring open source to its cloud offering for clients. “The backbone of much cloud computing is open source, ” Lynne Chamberlain-O’Neill, vice …

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Mark Hurd: David Donatelli Joins Oracle in ‘Pivotal’ Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Friday on David Donatelli joining Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) as executive vice president for converged infrastructure. Oracle said Thursday Donatelli is a veteran in the technology industry, most recently as EVP and general manager of the enterprise group at …

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