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Leidos, Virginia Tech in Joint Research on Big Data and Healthcare; Gulu Gambhir Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 5,  2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Virginia Tech have forged a research agreement focused on big data and its implications on healthcare delivery, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Leidos said Thursday it has also pledged an undisclosed amount to help fund the university’s Center for Business Intelligence and …

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Harriet Green Joins IBM to Head Education, Internet of Things Units; John Kelly Comments

Harriet Green, a former CEO and executive director from both the Thomas Cook Group and Premier Farnell, has joined IBM (NYSE: IBM) as vice president and general manager for the company’s newly-created education and Internet of Things units. IBM said Monday the new units will launch in late 2015 and offer company’s big data, advanced analytics and …

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General Dynamics’ Ray Whitehead Tackles Cyber, Data Focus in Healthcare

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 9, 2015 — Ray Whitehead, vice president for business development and strategic planning at General Dynamics Information Technology, recently talked to ExecutiveBiz to discuss the company’s cyber focus in the healthcare sector. Whitehead sees the market segment evolving with emphasis on cybersecurity, big data and analytics, which he …

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ManTech’s Rick Wagner Lays Out Cloud Utilization Challenge for IC

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 3, 2015 — Rick Wagner, recently appointed senior vice president and general manager of ManTech International’s (Nasdaq: MANT) advanced technical solutions business unit, has noted the need for intelligence agencies to take a closer look at how best to utilize the cloud to their advantage. “The focus for …

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DBTA Readers Choose Cloudera Hadoop, Big Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 7, 2015 — Cloudera’s Hadoop and big data platforms have received votes of confidence from readers of the Database Trades and Applications magazine for the second straight year, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The two services named to the DBTA Readers Choice Awards for 2015 include the …

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IBM Big Data, Analytics Tech Boosts Energy Department’s Solar, Wind Forecasts

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) said its weather model and renewable forecasting technology has helped the Energy Department fine-tune its solar and wind forecast accuracy as much as 30 percent compared to using conventional tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The system, dubbed SMT, uses big data, …

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Red Hat Lists Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA on AWS Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 6, 2015 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) now offers Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA on the Amazon Web Services marketplace, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Red Hat said Wednesday it sees the listing as providing clients more avenues with which to implement big data workload deployments and data analysis …

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Rick Wagner Appointed to ManTech SVP Post; Bill Varner Comments

Rick Wagner, formerly chief strategy officer at TASC, has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of ManTech International’s (Nasdaq: MANT) advanced technical solutions division. He will oversee ManTech’s work to develop cloud computing, big data, analytics and enterprise information technology systems for the intelligence community, the company said Wednesday. The division is …

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EMC’s Mike Walsh Outlines Application Demands in Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 18, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Mike Walsh, director of EMC’s (NYSE: EMC) Defense Department business, has highlighted data and sensor information collection,  and big data management as emerging application demands in the defense market. “In addition to collecting and storing the data, agencies must also effectively …

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German Climate Computing Center Upgrades to IBM High-Performance Storage System

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 12, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on the German Climate Computing Center adopting IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) big data platform to help manage the facility’s more than 40 petabytes of stored information for analysis. The center’s archive now uses High-Performance Storage System software, which IBM jointly …

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