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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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Social Security Administration Wants Information on Private Cloud

The Social Security Administration has issued a request for information on private cloud software packages as it seeks to automate processes, FCW reported Wednesday. Frank Konkel writes interested vendors are asked to submit data on product compliance such as a web-based portal, unified service catalog, performance monitoring, virtual machine life-cycle …

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Brian Krzanich Elected Intel CEO, Renee James Named President

Brian Krzanich, a 31-year veteran of Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) and current chief operating officer, has been elected to succeed the retiring Paul Otellini as CEO on May 16. Krzanich was a unanimous choice by the board of directors and becomes the sixth chief executive in the company’s history, Intel said …

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VCE Names 19-Year Cisco Vet Praveen Akkiraju CEO; John Chambers Comments

VCE has appointed 19-year Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) veteran Praveen Akkiraju CEO, VCE announced Thursday. VCE also announced he and President Frank Hauck will join VCE’s board of directors. Cisco and EMC formed VCE in late 2009, with VMware and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) also contributing investments. Akkiraju said in a …

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Army Seeking Interoperable Virtualization Storage Tool

The U.S. Army is seeking industry input as it moves towards awarding a contract for an interoperable virtualization storage product. The branch released a request for information Thursday for a total storage solution for technology infrastructure used by Defense Department and Army organizations. The system’s capacity currently stands at 672 terabytes through multiple …

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Friday’s Featured Job: Cyber Technical Engineer at BAE Systems

Required McAfee’s ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO); McAfee’s Host Intrusion Protection Service (HIPS), McAfee’s Policy Auditor (PA). General experience with Host Intrusion Detection System and Network Intrusion Detection Systems, SIM, Vulnerability and Remediation Management. Experienced with IA/CND training programs. Experience working with engineering teams and global software delployments. Knowledge of McAfee and …

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