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Virtustream’s Tim Bock: Agencies Should Understand Scale When Moving Apps to Cloud

Tim Bock, Dell public alliance manager at Virtustream, has said government agencies should understand scale and know the differences between a government-purchased and a cloud-native application before moving apps to a cloud environment. Bock wrote that agencies should establish a “cloud strategy that begins with understanding whether it is a consumer …

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QTS’ David McOmber: Hybrid Infrastructure to Support Gov’t Need for Cloud, Accommodate Legacy Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2017 — David McOmber, executive vice president for public sector and federal sales at QTS Realty Trust, has said hybrid cloud platforms work to help government agencies utilize cloud capabilities while still supporting legacy systems that are not compatible with the cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “There are …

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Former Guggenheim Exec Jonathan Schildkraut Named CyrusOne EVP, Chief Strategy Officer

Jonathan Schildkraut, formerly senior managing director for equity research at investment and consulting firm Guggenheim Partners, has joined CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) as an executive vice president and chief strategy officer at the Dallas-based data center provider. He will report directly to CyrusOne CEO Gary Wojtaszek and oversee the company’s investments, …

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VMware’s Tim Merrigan: Agencies Should Centralize IT Operations to Modernize Service Delivery

Tim Merrigan, vice president of state, local and education at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said government agencies should work to centralize information technology operations in an effort to determine their requirements and change the way they deliver services to citizens. Merrigan wrote that agencies should also acknowledge the role of …

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BC Partners, Medina Capital Seek to Add Analytics, Machine Learning Tools to Cyber JV Via Brainspace Purchase

Private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners have agreed to buy Addison, Texas-based machine learning and analytics firm Brainspace for an undisclosed sum in an effort to establish a global cybersecurity joint venture. BC Partners and Medina Capital expect to complete the transaction in the first quarter of 2017, subject …

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Ryan Kearny Appointed F5 CTO, EVP for Product Devt; John McAdam Comments

Ryan Kearny, an 18-year veteran of F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has been named chief technology officer and executive vice president for product development at the Seattle-based application delivery firm. F5 said Wednesday Kearny will report directly to President and CEO John McAdam and oversee the company’s efforts to innovate and develop technology products. “Ryan’s experience, perspective, …

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Symantec’s Robert Potter: Agencies Should Address Security Gaps Through Cyber Resilience

Robert Potter, vice president of Americas sales at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said that government agencies should develop cyber resilience plans in an effort to mitigate problems and address security gaps associated with the integration of new technology platforms into the infrastructure. Potter wrote that agencies should start addressing such …

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CyrusOne Adds Data Hall With 32, 000 Colocation Sq. Ft. to Phoenix Campus

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) will append a new data hall to its Phoenix campus in Arizona to accommodate an additional 32, 000 square feet for colocation services and generate six megawatts of power, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Phoenix data center is connected to other CyrusOne facilities across the …

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CyrusOne Buys Property in Illinois in Push to Expand Colocation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) has moved to expand its colocation infrastructure with a new 23-acre property in Aurora,  Illinois, that it aims to develop into a facility to operate alongside an existing data center, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the future compound will work to support the …

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HPE to Buy Silicon Graphics International for $275M in Big Data Analytics, HPC Market Push

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has agreed to purchase Milpitas, California-based high-performance computing platforms provider Silicon Graphics International (Nasdaq: SGI) for approximately $275 million cash in a push to expand its footprint in the HPC and big data analytics markets. SGI said Thursday the price of the transaction is $7.75 …

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