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Richard Hill Named Symantec Interim President, CEO; Vincent Pilette Appointed EVP, CFO

Richard Hill, a board member at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) since January, has been named interim president and CEO of the Mountain View, Calif.-based cybersecurity company. He replaces Greg Clark, who stepped down after three years at the helm, as the company begins its search for a full-time CEO, Symantec said …

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Siris Capital Closes $2B Polycom Buy in Unified Comms & Collaboration Market Push

Investment firm Siris Capital has completed its buyout of communications and collaboration tools developer Polycom for nearly $2 billion cash, or $12.50 per share. San Jose, California-based Polycom said Monday it has stopped trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange as a result of the transaction and will continue to operate under its own name. Polycom had to …

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Polycom to Name Siris Capital Exec Partner Mary McDowell as CEO

Mary McDowell, an executive partner at Siris Capital Group, will join gobal communications services provider Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) as CEO once the latter company completes its merger with a Siris Capital affiliate. Polycom said Wednesday McDowell will succeed Peter Leav, who will continue to serve as CEO and board member …

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DLT to Help NASA Buy Autodesk, Red Hat Software Products; Brian Strosser Comments

DLT Solutions has been awarded two blanket purchase agreement contracts to provide a range of Autodesk and Red Hat software products and service offerings to NASA. DLT said Tuesday the first BPA has potential value of $8 million over four years and covers Autodesk-made platforms for building information modeling, design, …

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Autodesk Reports 32% Sales Growth in Q4 2013; Amar Hanspal Comments

Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has booked new orders for its architecture, engineering and construction offerings in its fiscal quarter ending Jan. 31 amid growing demand for building information modeling services worldwide. The company closed the fourth quarter of 2013 with 32 percent year-over-year revenue growth for its infrastructure offerings such …

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Lynelle Cameron: New Autodesk Venture to Back Cause-Based Design Orgs

Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) has launched a philanthropic venture to invest in design-focused nonprofit groups that work to address social issues in education, healthcare, transportation and energy management. The Autodesk Foundation will offer financial, software and training support to groups through its Impact Design Program, the company said Tuesday. Lynelle Cameron, Autodesk …

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Autodesk to Announce Q1 Fiscal ’11 Financial Results

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) will today broadcast its first-quarter fiscal 2011 financial results conference call live via its website at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET. The firm will host the webcast call at www.autodesk.com/investors. An audio replay webcast and podcast will also be available after 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET …

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Air Force Sets Up BPA for Autodesk Products with DLT Solutions

Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced that the Air Force Office of the Civil Engineer reached blanket purchase agreement with DLT Solutions for access to Autodesk products, services and training. DLT Solutions functions as Autodesk’s master U.S. government reseller. The deal is expected to carry a value of $26 million over a five-year …

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Autodesk Names eBay Veteran Lorrie Norrington to Board

Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK)has appointed Lorrie M. Norrington to the firm”s board of directors. “I’m pleased to welcome Lorrie Norrington to our board of directors and look forward to her contributions to the company, ” CEO Carl Bass said.  “Lorrie’s broad business experience as well as her impressive e-commerce pedigree will be …

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Autodesk Closes Blue Ridge Numerics Purchase

Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) completed its planned acquisition of Blue Ridge Numerics for $39 million in cash, The close of the deal is subject to a working capital adjustment. According to the firm, “the addition of Blue Ridge Numerics’ CFdesign software will enhance the Autodesk solution for Digital Prototyping with powerful thermal …

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