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Unicom Purchases Memeo’s Cloud Assets; Corry Hong Comments

UNICOM Global will soon provide cloud-based secure file sharing and data protection services to customers following its acquisition Memeo’s data management software for an undisclosed cash amount, UNICOM Global President and CEO Corry Hong said. “Memeo has created the Memeo C1 solution to deliver secure file sharing in the cloud or on-premise, …

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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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Siki Giunta to Head Verizon’s Cloud, Enterprise IT Business

Siki Giunta, formerly a cloud computing executive at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has joined Verizon Enterprise Solutions (NYSE: VZ) to lead the Verizon Cloud offering, Telecom Lead reported Friday. Giunta will also oversee the company’s technology convergence work and connected offerings through wireline and wireless networks. Her background includes service as CEO at …

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IBM to Buy In-Q-Tel Backed Database Service Provider Cloudant; Sean Poulley Comments

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to buy database service provider Cloudant Inc. for an undisclosed amount in order for IBM to grow its big data and analytics, cloud computing and mobile offerings. Cloudant will operate within IBM’s information and analytics business unit, part of the software and systems group, …

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Bethany Mayer Takes HP Network Functions Virtualization SVP, GM Roles

Bethany Mayer, formerly networking lead at Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), will serve as  senior vice president and general manager of HP’s network functions virtualization initiative, Silicon Angle reported Monday. John Furrier writes Mayer will report to Martin Fink, executive vice president, chief technology officer and HP Labs director. Mayer will also be responsible for …

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NTT Communications Buys 80% Stake in RagingWire; Akira Arima, George Macricostas Comment

NTT Communications (NYSE: NTT) has moved to grow its data center portfolio by purchasing an 80-percent ownership stake in RagingWire Data Centers for $350 million. RagingWire’s founders and management team will continue to run the company and hold a minority interest in the business, NTT Com said Monday. Akira Arima, …

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Alan Kessler: Vormetric Expands Client Base, Security Products Amid Heightened Market Awareness

Vormetric leveraged growing awareness for security-related products to mark 2013 with an increased client base and earnings growth that exceeded market expectations, said Alan Kessler, president and CEO with the data security solutions company. The company now works with 1, 300 customers around the world, a 30 percent year-over-year increase, …

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Deltek: Pentagon Puts IT at Center of Cost-Reduction Efforts

The Defense Department is working to allocate its budget and focus on eight key information technology initiatives, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Deniece Peterson, director of research at Deltek, writes DoD wants the IT programs to reduce costs in an environment of changing regulations, budgets and workforces.. Peterson highlighted areas …

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Deborah DiSanzo: New Royal Philips Arm to Focus on Healthcare Informatics Services

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG) has formed a healthcare informatics services business unit to provide clinical programs, data analytics and cloud-based platforms to hospitals and health systems. Jeroen Tas, formerly chief information officer of Philips, will lead the new business and the group will operate within Philips’ healthcare sector, Philips said …

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IBM to Invest $1.2B in Global Cloud Network; Erich Clementi Comments

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) plans to invest more than $1.2 billion in cloud centers worldwide in an effort to help customers manage big data and run information technology operations. IBM intends to open 15 new global data centers from SoftLayer and 12 from IBM and deploy cloud services from 40 …

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