Tag Archives: digital transformation

Microsoft Inks MOU With India’s Jharkhand State to Explore Tech for Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2017 — A Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) subsidiary in India has entered into an agreement with the government of Jharkhand to deploy cloud, mobile and machine learning technologies in support of the Indian state’s digital transformation initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday the memorandum of understanding aims to …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation Top IT Trends in 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2016 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said cybersecurity and digital transformation are two areas that will trend in the federal information technology sector in 2017 as the next administration takes office. Chehreh told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Tuesday that cloud will have …

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Red Hat’s Paul Smith: Open Source the Basis for Gov’t Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2016 — Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) U.S. public sector business, has noted that the government utilizes open source technology as the development model for digital transformation efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “Digital transformation is an unstoppable force as …

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Software-Defined Wide-Area Networking Could Power Government Digital Transformation; Davis Johnson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2016 — Davis Johnson, U.S. public sector vice president at Riverbed Technology, has stated that software-defined wide-area networking could support the federal government’s digital transformation efforts in spite of the challenges posed by legacy information platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The SD-WAN will aid DevOps, customer …

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International SOS Appoints IT Vet Ramesh Munamarty as Group CIO

Ramesh Munamarty, former Verint Systems chief information officer, has been named group CIO at medical and travel security services company International SOS. Munamarty will drive strategic imperatives such as enterprise information technology, digital transformation and business process optimization for the business, International SOS said Thursday. The 25-year IT veteran moved to Singapore to …

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Sutherland’s Teresa Weipert: Gov’t-Industry Collaboration to Drive Innovation, Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2016 — Teresa Weipert, senior vice president for government solutions at Sutherland Global Services, has urged the federal government to ramp up collaboration with the private sector on digital services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Weipert wrote in a guest piece published Friday partnership between government and industry …

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Survey: Fed IT Decision-Makers Cite Cyber, Cost Concerns With Legacy IT; Dell’s Steve Harris Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 19, 2016 — A Dell-sponsored study by PSB has found that 70 percent of federal information technology decision-makers revealed their agencies still rely on legacy computer systems while more than 50 percent still use obsolete operating systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Dell said Tuesday the State of IT Trends 2016 study surveyed …

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FTC Approves Dell’s $67B EMC Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given Dell the green light to continue its approximately $67 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of enterprise data storage company EMC (NYSE: EMC). FTC approved the potential EMC-Dell combination after a 30-day waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act expired Monday, EMC said Tuesday. “Our teams are …

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Dell, EMC Merger to Proceed After ‘Go Shop’ Period Ends

EMC (NYSE: EMC) and Dell are set to continue with their planned merger after the Massachusetts-based data storage company did not receive a “superior” alternative offer during a go-shop process. Dell agreed to acquire EMC in October for about $67 billion in cash and stock to create a combined company that …

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Edinburgh Chooses CGI in Digital Transformation Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 25, 2015 —The City of Edinburgh Council has contracted CGI (NYSE: GIB) to help modernize the Scottish capital’s information and communications technology services through 2022 for $292 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. CGI said the work includes building digital online services for citizens, providing bandwidth speed upgrades …

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