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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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CSC Honored by Cisco for Partnership Efforts, Successes

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has been honored by Cisco, (NASDAQ: CSCO) winning the firm’s awards for Solution Innovation Partner of the Year and the Cisco Capital Partner of the Year for the Multinational/Global region. “We’re honored to receive this acknowledgement from Cisco, one of the true innovators in high-tech with one …

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Cisco Wraps Up $95 Million Inlet Technologies Acquisition

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has finalized its acquisition of privately-held Inlet Technologies for $95 million. The Raleigh, N.C.-based firm focuses on Adaptive Bit Rate digital media processing platforms and will provide a boost to Cisco’s Videoscape TV platform offering. According to Cisco, “Inlet brings to the firm a strong team that …

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Cisco Prices $4 Billion of Senior Secured Notes

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) released the following financial announcement: The firm “priced three series of senior unsecured notes for an aggregate principal amount of $4 billion. The offering is expected to close on March 16, 2011. “Of these notes, $2 billion will mature in March 2014 and will bear interest …

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Cisco Closes Pari Networks Acquisition

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) completed its acquisition of Pari Networks, a private firm focused on network configuration and change management. The Calif.-based firm will become part of Cisco’s Technical Services. According to Cisco, “Pari Networks brings to the firm an industry-leading team of engineers that will continue to build out and …

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Cisco Names Gary Moore COO

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) named Executive VP Gary Moore to the role of chief operating officer, a new position at the firm. “Gary is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Cisco, with a laser-focus on operational excellence, ” …

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