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Francisco Partners Closes Forcepoint Buy; Manny Rivelo Named Forcepoint CEO

Manny Rivelo CEO Forcepoint

Global investment firm Francisco Partners has announced the appointment of Manny Rivelo, a more than 30-year executive in security and information technology sectors, as the new CEO of Forcepoint in a string of executive appointments after it completed the acquisition of the cybersecurity platforms developer from Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX).

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Lucy Donahue Named By Light Chief Strategy Officer in Series of Exec Promotions

Lucy Donahue Chief Strategy Officer By Light

Lucy Donahue, a more than 20-year federal health care procurement industry leader, has been promoted to chief strategy officer of By Light Professional IT Services in a string of executive appointments aimed at furthering the company’s strategic growth efforts in the information technology industry in support of government and industry clients.

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Vishal Gupta Named Unisys CTO, Technology SVP; Peter Altabef Comments

Vishal Gupta, senior vice president for engineering at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), will serve as chief technology officer and SVP for technology at Unisys (NYSE: UIS) starting Aug. 31. He will directly report to Unisys CEO Peter Altabef and succeed Tarek El-Sadany, who will leave by the end of August to …

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Paul Mountford Succeeds Jerry Kennelly as Riverbed CEO

Paul Mountford, formerly senior vice president and chief sales officer at Riverbed Technology, has been selected to succeed the retiring Jerry Kennelly as CEO of the San Francisco-based digital platforms provider. Riverbed said Tuesday Kennelly, who will retire after 16 years at the helm, will serve in an advisory capacity …

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Cisco Caps newScale Acquisition

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has finalized its sale of newScale Inc., a service catalog and self-service portal software for IT organizations looking for a quick shift to a cloud platform. services within their businesses. According to the firm, “Cisco’s cloud strategy is to harness the network as a platform for building …

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Cisco to Boost Cloud Offering with newScale, Inc. Purchase

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) reports that it intends to purchase newScale Inc., a firm focused on “software that delivers a service catalog and self-service portal for IT organizations to select and quickly deploy cloud services within their businesses.” The privately-held, California-based newScale helps customers “initiate the provisioning of their own systems …

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