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Former Symantec Datacenter CTO Joe Pasqua to Head Neustar Labs in New VP Position

Neustar Inc. (NYSE: NSR) has named Joe Pasqua to head Neustar Labs and lead its efforts to grow the company’s product and services portfolio through research and development, Neustar announced today. Pasqua was named to the newly created position of vice president of Neustar Labs. Prior to his appointment, Pasqua was chief technology …

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Accenture to Improve Fed Energy Regulators’ Financial Management

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a five-year contract worth $10.8 million with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to provide Oracle’s PeopleSoft application hosting and support services. Accenture will expand and upgrade existing software applications to enable the commission to access, interpret and organize information. The goal is to improve …

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GovCon Wire’s September M&A Activity Recap; Contractors Active Across Industry

While no clear sector focus dominated the merger and acquisition landscape in September, government contractors remained busy, closing on several interesting healthcare and cybersecurity deals and divesting some operations. The eight acquisitions GovCon Wire recorded were down from the 11 reported in August, but executive moves ramped up to seasonal …

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IBM Announces New Resources to Smooth Transition to Software

In a bid to lure Oracle customers, IBM announced Friday new resources to help customers make the transition — or what IBM called “move up” — to IBM software. The perks include no-charge financial and technology assessments, skills-training courses and a proof-of-concept to perform a side-by-side cost/performance comparison between IBM …

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Capgemini Acquires BI Consulting Group

Capgemini yesterday announced the acquisition of a 100 percent stake in Minneapolis-based BI Consulting Group, a technology consultancy for customers who buy Oracle Business Intelligence and Enterprise Performance Management technologies. This move — which comes on the heels of the acquisition of another Business Information Management company, France-located Avantias — …

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Harris to Acquire Carefx for $155 Million; Jim Traficant Comments

Harris (NYSE:HRS) has a deal in place to purchase Carefx Corporation, a provider of interoperability workflow solutions built on its “Fusionfx” platform, for $155 million. The move boosts Harris’ government healthcare offering and opens a door into the commercial healthcare market. The Arizona-based Carefx partners with industry players including IBM …

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Cloud-Computing Market Expected to Reach $25 Billion by 2013

As more corporations begin to transition their data into the cloud and tap into web-based applications, the global cloud-computing market is continuing to grow at a rapid rate, expected to cross $25 billion by the end of 2013, according to a new report by Renub Research. Providers such as IBM, …

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New HP CEO Leo Apotheker Described as ‘Strategic Thinker’

HP named Léo Apotheker to the position of CEO and president. Apotheker is the former CEO of SAP and will also come on to HP’s board of directors. The board also elected Ray Lane of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to the board, and designated him as non-executive chairman. Both …

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Thursday’s Featured Job: Cyber Storage Architect at Booz Allen Hamilton

Job Description Support the growing data services business at Booz Allen. Provide federal government clients with assistance in designing, evaluating, and configuring their storage services and related IT infrastructures. Conduct storage architecture analysis, including NAS, SAN, DAS, and CAS and design capability reviews, vendor selection, and project support. Leverage knowledge …

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Wednesday’s Featured Job: Cyber Storage Architect at Booz Allen Hamilton

Job Description Support the growing data services business at Booz Allen. Provide federal government clients with assistance in designing, evaluating, and configuring their storage services and related IT infrastructures. Conduct storage architecture analysis, including NAS, SAN, DAS, and CAS and design capability reviews, vendor selection, and project support. Leverage knowledge …

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