Accenture to Buy Sierra-Cedar’s Three Practices to Expand Offerings for Higher Education, Gov’t Clients; Ryan Gaetz Quoted
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Sierra-Cedar’s Workday, U.S. Mulesoft and Salesforce practices for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand its offerings to government and higher education organizations seeking to update their core operations and software for finance, accounting, human resources and student services.
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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2019 — SAP National Security Services‘ Secure HANA Cloud platform will be available to state and local governments as well as higher education institutions through the company’s partnership with consultancy LSI, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. LSI said Wednesday it will resell SAP NS2’s Federal Risk and …Read More »
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) will kick off a cyber competition for information technology and security professionals in higher education on Oct. 19 in line with the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Educause Review reported Aug. 28 that the two-day Symantec-hosted Higher Ed Cyber …Read More »
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2016 — NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) has entered into an agreement with the Texas department of information resources for security and risk assessment services at state agencies and higher education institutions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will collaborate with NTT Security (US) to identify and analyze …Read More »
McLean, Virginia-based strategy consulting services contractor Attain has acquired cloud technology provider ACF Solutions in an effort to add new Salesforce knowledge and additional services to customers in the government, education and nonprofit sectors. Attain said Tuesday ACF will act as a subsidiary and be led by co-founder and President Kristin Sharpe, who will transition …Read More »
The Pentagon has awarded the University of Maryland University College a contract renewal worth more than $250 million to continue educating military personnel and their families based in Europe. UMUC has provided higher education programs for U.S. troops overseas since 1949 and it will extend services through the 2022-2023 academic …Read More »