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Dan Hushon Named CSC CTO; Mike Lawrie Comments

Dan Hushon, a former chief technologist at EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), has joined Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) as chief technology officer. Hushon’s appointment is effective Feb. 28 and he will report to Mike Lawrie, chairman and CEO, the company said Thursday. The 20-year information technology industry veteran has also …

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Mike Lawrie: CSC Pushing For Cloud, Cyber, Big Data Business Mix

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) is increasing its investments in target areas of cloud computing, cybersecurity and big data to pursue growth, CEO Mike Lawrie said Tuesday. According to the Washington Business Journal, Lawrie said during an earnings call with investors that the company saw increases in those three areas …

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Cisco Completes $1.2B Acquisition of Cloud Networking Firm Meraki

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has completed its purchase of cloud networking company Meraki Inc. for approximately $1.2 billion in cash, according to a Cisco statement. (Click Here, to read the original story by GovCon Wire of the Cisco acquisition.) According to the San Jose, Calif.-based company, the Meraki team will be integrated into …

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Mike Nefkens Named Permanent HP Enterprise Services Lead; Meg Whitman Comments

Nearly four months after being named interim lead for HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ), Mike Nefkens has been promoted to head the business on a permanent basis, effective immediately. HP said Nefkens was also promoted to executive vice president, will report to HP CEO Meg Whitman and serve on the …

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CenturyLink Promotes Jeff Von Deylen to Lead Savvis; Jim Ousley Comments

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has promoted Jeff Von Deylen, current senior vice president of global operations and client services for its Savvis subsidiary, to lead the subsidiary as president, effective Wednesday. CenturyLink said Von Deylen, who joined Savvis in 2003 as chief financial officer and board member, will succeed Bill Fathers, …

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Smartronix $2.5B GSA Cloud Email Team Includes Terremark, Verizon; Susie Adams Comments

Smartronix‘s team to provide government agencies cloud computing-based email services under a $2.5 billion General Services Administration blanket purchase agreement includes Terremark and Verizon. Smartronix said in a release the team also includes two other companies certified to provide agencies with Microsoft products, as Microsoft technology will be a central …

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NJVC Realigns, Promotes Programs Lead Michael Carr to CTO; Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC has promoted Michael Carr, formerly acting chief technology officer and senior vice president of programs, to the CTO position on a permanent basis, the company announced Wednesday. This promotion is one of a series of executive moves as the company carries out an organizational realignment. Dave Lavanty, formerly SVP …

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ICF Buys Energy Analytics Tech Firm Assets; Sudhakar Kesavan Comments

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) has purchased the assets of a Boulder, Colo.-based technology firm that makes an analytical platform for utilities to manage energy consumption and programs. ICF said it has hired seven employees from Symbiotic Engineering, who will continue development work on the cloud computing-based Sustainability Information Management System platform. …

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GSA Hands Down $2.5B in Cloud-Based Email BPAs

The General Services Administration has awarded a series of blanket purchase agreements to several contractors for cloud computing-based email services, the agency announced Thursday. According to the Washington Business Journal, the agreements are potentially worth $2.5 billion total. Awardees include: Accenture (NYSE: ACN) Autonomic Resources CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB) Computer …

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NJVC’s Kevin Jackson on Cloud Mgmt Brokers

Kevin Jackson,  vice president and general manager of cloud services at NJVC, recently analyzed cloud management brokers and their potential future roles in cloud computing for Forbes.com Jackson describes the amount of interest that industry has received from federal agencies about CMB’s and explains how the Defense Department has begun …

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