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Report: IBM, Lockheed, Other Companies to Advise New White House Council on US Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are among the companies that have been named to an advisory board for a new council co-led by Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Presidential Adviser Ivanka Trump that focuses on the U.S. workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bloomberg …

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IBM Builds ‘Summit’ Supercomputer to Back AI, Energy Research at Oak Ridge Nat’l Lab

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 12, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has designed a computer system for an Energy Department-backed national laboratory in Tennessee to support research in areas such as artificial intelligence, advanced materials and energy, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DOE said Friday the recently unveiled Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National …

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Red Hat Adds IBM Vet Alfred Zollar to Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2018 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has appointed Alfred Zollar, a veteran of IBM (NYSE: IBM), to its board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Zollar has served as a division general manager for network computer software, as president and CEO for the Lotus Software division …

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IBM Cloud-Based Collaboration Tech Cleared Under FedRAMP

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured approval under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer its collaboration platform to government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Federal Times reported Wednesday that John Hamilton, manager of operations for FedRAMP, unveiled the authorization of IBM Connections on Twitter …

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IBM’s Andras Szakal Lands Award for Work on Open Tech Standards

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2018 — Andras Szakal, vice president and chief technology officer of the U.S. federal business at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has received recognition from The Open Group industry consortium for his contribution to drive innovation through open technology standards, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The organization said Friday Szakal …

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ViON to Help DISA Use IBM Servers Under Potential $171M IDIQ; Tom Frana Comments

ViON has received a potential 10-year, $170.9 million contract to supply chip sets for the Defense Information Systems Agency to use IBM-built (NYSE: IBM) servers. Under the contract, ViON will provide System P computer chips for the Power Systems server platform at multiple DISA facilities on an on-demand basis, the company said Wednesday. …

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Former IBM Security Lead Mathew Newfield Appointed Unisys CISO

Mathew Newfield, former director of the global managed security services business at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as chief information security officer. He will lead a corporate team that aims to design, develop and implement an information security and risk program across Unisys’ regions and businesses, which include …

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DISA grants DoD Impact Level 5 authorization for IBM IaaS cloud platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2018 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has granted IBM (NYSE: IBM) a provisional authorization to host Impact Level 5 data at the Defense Department and other federal customers through its multitenant cloud computing service, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The authorization allows IBM to offer its SmartCloud for …

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John Pereira Named Intell Community Fellow at IBM Center for The Business of Government

John Pereira, intelligence industry leader for defense and intelligence at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM)  global business services unit, has been named an intelligence community fellow at the IBM Center for The Business of Government. IBM said TuesdayPereira will lead the center’s thought leadership activity related to the government intelligence enterprise and offer …

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IBM Plans ‘Neuromorphic Supercomputer’ Delivery to Air Force Lab by Summer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) is scheduled to deliver a neuromorphic supercomputer to the U.S. Air Force in the summer to support the Air Force Research Laboratory’s work in deep neural network learning and information discovery, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Signal Magazine reported Monday that the supercomputing system …

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