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Andrew Sullivan, Marty Fischer Take Director Roles at Intelligent Decisions; Rhett Butler Comments

Andrew Sullivan and Marty Fischer have joined Intelligent Decisions in director roles as the company aims to bring new technologies to the government market. Sullivan will lead sales to the Defense Department and Fischer will serve as director of federal enterprise solutions, ID said Tuesday. Rhett Butler, vice president of sales, said Sullivan …

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Larry Silver to Head DMI Federal Mobility Business Development; Jay Sunny Bajaj Comments

Larry Silver, formerly director of U.S. government sales at BlackBerry, has joined DMI as vice president of business development for federal mobility. Silver will work to oversee DMI’s mobile enterprise services for public sector clients, develop integration strategies and advise government partners on managing mobility infrastructures, the company said Thursday. Jay …

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Ben Fathi Named VMware CTO; Pat Gelsinger Comments

Ben Fathi, formerly senior vice president for research and development at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has been appointed to the role of chief technology officer. Fathi will report directly to CEO Pat Gelsinger and be responsible for the company’s product development and programs, academic partnerships and R&D community, VMware said Wednesday. Gelsinger …

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Rakesh Narasimhan Named Citrix Desktop Virtualization VP, GM

Rakesh Narasimhan has been appointed as the group vice president and general manager of Citrix‘s desktop virtualization business. The 25-year industry veteran Narasimhan will be responsible for helping the business strategize its approach and oversee products such as Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenApp, the company announced Monday. Narasimhan joins Citrix from …

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Amit Mital Joins Symantec as Chief Technology Officer; Steve Bennett Comments

Amit Mital, formerly corporate vice president for Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) startup business group, has joined Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) as chief technology officer. Mital will report directly to CEO Steve Bennett with responsibility in Symantec’s technology strategy focusing on research and product development, Symantec said Wednesday. He will succeed Steve …

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DLT to Help Defense Dept, Army Install Google Apps in Mobile Push; Duane Thorpe, Shannon Sullivan Comment

DLT Solutions has won a blanket purchase agreement contract to help the Defense Department and the U.S. Army implement Google‘s (NASDAQ: GOOG) cloud-based communication and collaboration applications under a program intended to expand mobile access in both organizations. This BPA with the Army Contracting Command comprises of a base year and …

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SAIC to Install Polycom Tool in NATO Video Conference Platform; Mark Escobar Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) will install Polycom technology into a video collaboration environment intended to help NATO members centralize communications. The Polycom RealPresence platform will be installed in NATO locations across Europe and North America and will be built to hold resources for operations such as classified communications and resource …

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Lockheed-Led Team to Build Future NATO HQ Network Infrastructure; Angela Heise Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will lead a team of six companies to develop a network infrastructure for NATO’s future headquarters complex in Brussels, Belgium under a potential $100 million contract. Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO),  Dell (NASDAQ: DELL),  Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT),  Prodata Systems and SELEX Elsag will work with Lockheed to build the network for facilitating communication among NATO …

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Tony Scott Joins VMware as SVP, CIO; Pat Gelsinger Comments

Tony Scott, formerly corporate vice president and chief information officer at Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), has joined VMware as senior vice president and CIO. The 30-year industry veteran will oversee VMware’s information technology organization, which manages the company’s technology infrastructure for global operations, VMware said Monday. Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, said Scott will aim …

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90+ Contractors Show Interest in DISA’s $450M Cloud Procurement

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s $450 million commercial cloud contract drew several contractors and service providers to its presolicitation conference on July 12, Nextgov reported Monday. Bob Brewin writes 159 representatives from 92 companies attended the conference, with Amazon Web Services, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) sending six delegates each. In …

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