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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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CyrusOne to Establish New Hyperscale Data Center in Sterling, Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) plans to redevelop its newly acquired 129, 064-square-foot shell building in Sterling, Virginia into a data center to  support enterprise clients’ large-scale information technology deployments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The facility will be equipped with high bandwidth and high-availability circuits for connectivity as well as metro and long-haul …

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IBM Vet David McOmber Joins QTS as Public Sector, Federal Sales Head

David McOmber, a two-decade IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran and a former vice president in Big Blue’s federal business, has joined data center and cloud computing services contractor QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) as executive VP of public sector and federal sales. QTS said Monday McOmber will also work to build relationships across its …

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