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The 2016 Wash100’s Mix of Companies, Agencies & Trade/Research Groups

As covered here yesterday, GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic announced its inductions for the 2016 edition of the Wash 100 — EM’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices. These 100 individuals were chosen by EM’s editorial and organizational leadership as the executives and other leaders …

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Renee James Joins Oracle Board of Directors; Larry Ellison Comments

Renee James, formerly president of Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC), has been elected to Oracle’s (NYSE: ORCL) board of directors. James most recently led Intel’s venture into the open source software for enterprise, security and cloud applications, Oracle said Wednesday. “She will bring a unique perspective and tremendous depth of experience …

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Dell, EMC Merger to Proceed After ‘Go Shop’ Period Ends

EMC (NYSE: EMC) and Dell are set to continue with their planned merger after the Massachusetts-based data storage company did not receive a “superior” alternative offer during a go-shop process. Dell agreed to acquire EMC in October for about $67 billion in cash and stock to create a combined company that …

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Tony Scott: Cyber Implementation Plan to Prioritize Workforce Construction

A coming cybersecurity implementation plan for federal agencies will emphasize talent recruitment as the government seeks to progress on goals from its 30-day cyber sprint, the U.S.’ chief information officer told the Potomac Officers Club Thursday. Federal CIO Tony Scott said the plan to put in place new measures for cyber hygiene …

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Dell Signs $67B Cash-Stock Deal to Acquire EMC

Dell has agreed to purchase EMC (NYSE: EMC) through an approximately $67 billion cash-and-stock transaction as both companies seek to create a new enterprise-focused information technology business. Michael Dell said Monday the combined company will pursue growth in the hybrid cloud, mobile,  software-based data center, converged infrastructure, security and digital transformation …

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John Lee: Carahsoft Garners Citation for Govt Cloud Network Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 9, 2015 — Carahsoft has won an Institute of Excellence in Sales award for its VMware vCloud Air Network program, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Carahsoft said Tuesday vCAN provides a platform for agencies to build government cloud through support, licensing and other tools. “We are honored to …

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QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments

Overland Park, Kan.-based data center operator QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has agreed to acquire Dulles, Va.-headquartered cloud computing provider Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in an effort to grow both companies’ colocation and managed services market footprints. QTS said Thursday it expects to close the deal sometime in the middle of 2015 and the …

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EMC Buys Encryption Provider CloudLink; Chad Sakac Comments

EMC (NYSE: EMC) has bought security provider CloudLink for an undisclosed amount in a move to address data security requirements of clients, CRN reported Friday. Matt Brown writes Ottawa, Canada-based CloudLink will form part of EMC’s federation enterprise hybrid cloud and continue its membership in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. Chad …

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Former Cisco Security Exec Christopher Young to Head Intel Security; Renee James Comments

Christopher Young, former senior vice president of Cisco‘s (Nasdaq: CSCO) global security and government group, has joined Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) as SVP and general manager of Intel Security and member of the management committee. Intel said Monday Young will report directly to President Renee James, who noted that Young’s cybersecurity expertise would help him …

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Joe Lohmeier Named Avaya U.S. Channel Sales VP

Joe Lohmeier, formerly vice president of sales for the Americas region at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has joined Avaya as U.S. channel sales VP, Channel Partners Online reported Tuesday. Craig Galbraith writes that Lohmeier’s appointment is effective immediately and he will oversee business development and revenue-driving strategies in his new position. …

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