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Report: IBM Interest In Blackberry Maker’s Enterprise Unit

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has informally approached Research in Motion, maker of the Blackberry phone, about potentially acquiring RIM’s enterprise services unit, according to a Bloomberg report. Citing Berenberg Bank, the article says that business may be worth between $1.5 billion and $2.5 billion depending on which assets are included. …

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IBM Completes Buy Of Big Data Firm Vivisimo

IBM (NYSE: IBM) completed its purchase of discovery and navigation software provider Vivisimo for an undisclosed amount, IBM announced Tuesday. Vivisimo has more than 140 customers in both the public and private sectors, including the U.S. Air Force, Navy Social Security Administration and the Defense Intelligence Agency. IBM said it …

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Red Hat Names HP, IBM Vet Arun Oberoi Global Sales Lead

Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) has appointed Arun Oberoi executive vice president of global sales and services, the company announced Thursday. The Raleigh, N.C.-based open source software firm said he will be responsible for developing sales and services strategies. He will also be tasked with expanding business into new markets …

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AF Planning IBM Budget Admin Contract, May Open For Bids

The Air Force plants to award IBM a sole-source contract for systems administration and engineering support to track and maintain the branch’s budget, the branch announced Thursday. In a notice on FedBizOpps, the Air Force said work for the Automated Budget Interactive Data Environment System would occur over one base …

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IBM Adding Navigation Software Firm Vivisimo to Big Data Portfolio

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to acquire Pittsburgh-based discovery navigation software provider Vivisimo for an undisclosed amount, the company announced Wednesday. Vivisimo has more than 140 customers in both the public and private sectors, including the U.S. Air Force, Navy Social Security Administration and the Defense Intelligence Agency. IBM will …

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Neustar Names Former Fed Economist, IBM Vet Mark Greene To The Board

Neustar Inc. has appointed former Federal Reserve System economist and IBM executive Mark Greene to its board of directors. The company said on Monday that the appointment was effective April 5. President and CEO Lisa Hook said the appointment is part of plans to focus on delivering information and analytics …

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IBM Announces $502M Weather Supercomputer IDIQ Win

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has won a $502 million contract to continue providing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with computing technology and services. NOAA announced it would award IBM the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract on Nov. 29, 2011. IBM said Wednesday it will support the government agency’s operational weather and climate supercomputers through 2016. The competitively procured …

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American Systems Appoints CSC, IBM Vet Mark Fry to Expand Ala. Business; Peter Smith Comments

American Systems named Mark Fry regional representative for the company’s operations in Huntsville, Ala., American Systems announced Monday. Fry will be responsible for expanding American Systems’ business with its government customers in the Huntsville region. American Systems Chief Operating Officer Peter Smith said the company appointed Fry for his experience in business …

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CSC Names 27-Year IBM Veteran Mike Lawrie CEO

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has appointed Mike Lawrie president and CEO, effective no later than March 31, CSC announced Tuesday. Lawrie, currently CEO of UK-based financial services software firm Misys, will also join CSC’s board of directors, effectively immediately. Lawrie will succeed Michael Laphen, who announced his plan to …

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Report: IBM Names New Sales, Consulting Leads

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) CEO Virginia Rometty has named Bruno Di Leo as senior vice president of sales and distribution and Bridget Van Kralingen as senior vice president of the company’s consulting unit, Bloomberg reports. Both appointments represent promotions for each executive and are Rometty’s first promotions since becoming CEO …

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