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Engility Co-Chair Peter Marino Joins Vistronix Board; John Hassoun Comments

Peter Marino, co-chairman of the board of directors at Engility (NYSE: EGL), has been appointed to the board of directors at Vistronix Intelligence & Technology Solutions. “His insight will help us leverage our cyber and big data analytics capabilities as we expand further in the national intelligence community, ” John Hassoun, Vistronix president …

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Vion Director Linda Boles Sees Emerging Roles of Big Data, Cloud in Fed Healthcare

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 13, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Linda Boles, director of healthcare strategies and business development at Vion Corp., said public-private partnerships in healthcare have come to grow in the areas of health information exchange and security. “For healthcare, these partnerships are all about collaboration and bringing …

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FINRA Taps Cloudera Tech to Power Regulatory Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 26, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s move to use Cloudera big data technology for its infrastructure. Cloudera said Tuesday FINRA will deploy its platform to help manage the independent regulator’s graph database of billions of market events per …

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CGI Federal’s James Peake Selected to Wash100 for Leadership in IT Service Delivery

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 26, 2015 – James Peake, CGI Federal president, has been chosen to be among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his keen leadership on information technology service delivery. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected …

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Hitachi Data Systems Acquires Big Data Firm Pentaho; Kevin Eggleston Comments

Hitachi Data Systems Corp. has agreed to acquire Pentaho Corp., a big data integration and business analytics company, for an undisclosed amount. Quentin Gallivan will retain his position as Pentaho CEO and the company will continue to operate as usual upon completion of the transaction that is scheduled in June, …

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Art Gilliland: HP Seeks Encryption Portfolio Growth with Voltage Security Purchase

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has agreed to buy encryption technology firm Voltage Security for an undisclosed sum in a bid to help organizations secure financial transactions and manage sensitive workloads. The acquisition is intended to complement HP’s data protection offerings for cloud computing, mobile and big data environments, according to a blog …

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Michael Berry to Serve as Informatica EVP, CFO; Sohaib Abbasi Comments

Michael Berry, former chief financial officer of IO, will begin work next month as executive vice president and CFO at Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA), where he will oversee finance and investor relations, among other functions. He succeeds former CFO Earl Fry, who will move forward as chief customer officer and EVP for operations strategy, Informatica …

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IBM to Shed Semiconductor Business in $1B Deal With Globalfoundries

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to sell its global commercial semiconductor technology business to Santa Clara, California-based computer chip manufacturer Globalfoundries for $1.5 billion, which would be paid to IBM over the next three years. The companies said Monday that the deal also includes an agreement for Globalfoundries to serve as IBM’s …

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Peter LaMontagne: Novetta Seeks Analytics Portfolio Growth with Twin Acquisitions

Novetta Solutions has sought to boost the market reach of its big data analytics portfolio with the acquisitions of Digital Results Group and Sentinel Applied Analytics for undisclosed amounts. The purchase includes Boston-based DRG’s data collecting and sharing software platform for multi-intelligence command and control applications and Sentinel’s applied statistical tools that aim …

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Leidos’ Rob Zitz: DHS Taking a Proactive Approach to Cybersecurity

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief systems architect at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has observed that the Department of Homeland Security is moving toward a proactive model to secure cyber systems, he told Federal News Radio in an interview Thursday. Zitz highlighted DHS’ continuous monitoring and diagnostics initiative during a …

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