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Salient Names Tim May First Chief Marketing Officer; Will Lead Capture, Proposal

Salient Federal Solutions has appointed Tim May to be the company’s first-ever chief marketing officer. May, who will also hold the title of senior vice president, will lead capture and proposal, business development and marketing activities, Salient said in a release. He will report to Bill Parker, Salient’s chief operating officer. …

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Dell Hires Former Va. Tech Secretary As GM of Defense, National Security

  Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) has hired George Newstrom to be executive director and general manager for its federal government defense and national security business, effective immediately, Washington Technology has learned. The appointment is for a new position at the company. Newstrom will report to Rich Pineda, president of Dell Services …

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Xerox Buys ACS: Who’s Next in the Hardware Invasion?

Last year, HP bought professional services giant EDS.  Last week, Perot Systems was bought by Dell.  This week, hardware giant Xerox purchased ACS. Joe Doherty had this to say about the acquisition: “This deal is game-changing for both companies. It will create a $22 billion global corporation with $17 billion …

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Xerox to Buy ACS for $6.4 Billion

Xerox Inc. has agreed to buy IT services firm Affilliated Computer Services, Inc. for $6.4 billion.  The major copier company is following in the footsteps of hardware giants Dell and HP, who recently purchased service companies Perot Systems and EDS, respectively.  The new Xerox-ACS firm would boast over $22 billion …

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EDS’ new name: HP Enterprise Services

In the latest major step in the integration of the two companies, EDS is formally changing its name to HP Enterprise Services. The move serves toemphasize the growing global role of enterprise technology services in HP’s portfolio. Also, the Technology Solutions Group will be renamed the HP Enterprise Business in …

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Keane appoints Miller executive VP of European Operations

On Wednesday, IT services firm Keane announced that it has appointed Ian Miller as executive vice president of the company’s European Operations. Miller comes to Keane from HP, where he served as the director of Application Services. Under his watch, the business improved margins by over 40 percent in less …

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Exclusive Cyber Interview With TNNI: Sam Chun of EDS, HP Company Shares His Thoughts On FISMA, US CyberCom And The Future Of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity expert at EDS , an HP Company,  Sam Chun, shared his views of FISMA, the new U.S. Cyber Command Center and where he believes the future of cybersecurity lies with TheNewNewInternet. Chun believes FISMA is outdated and inefficient. Lawmakers must begin to audit FISMA through dashboard technologies and also suggests a new ranking system be …

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EDS wins $8.1 million health IT contract from DoD

On Tuesday, Electronic Data Systems (EDS) announced that it had been awarded a contract by the Department of Defense’s Military Health System (MHS) worth $8.1 million. The contract, which runs for one year, obligates EDS to upgrade the system in an effort to improve MHS’s Defense Health Information Management Systems …

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