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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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Hitachi Data Systems Rolls Out UCP for SAP Hana

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 11, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on the launch of a new Hitachi Unified Compute Platform server and storage tool for the SAP Hana database system. Hitachi Data Systems said Tuesday it also rolled out a UCP for SAP Hana with Pentaho technology, …

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Commerce Department Enters Open Data Alliance with Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Open Cloud Consortium

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 22, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has enlisted the industry’s help in the department’s mission to release its rich stores of weather, ocean, climate and water information to the general public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The data alliance tasks Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Web Services, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) Cloud Platform, IBM, …

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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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