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Financial Announcement from IBM

IBM (NYSE: IBM) issued the following financial statement: The firm’s “board of directors today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.65 per common share, payable March 10, 2011 to stockholders of record February 10, 2011. With the payment of the March 10 dividend, IBM will have paid consecutive quarterly …

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Clouds Continue to Roll In: IBM Looks at Cloud Solutions for NATO

IBM (NYSE: IBM) was selected by NATO’s Allied Command Transformation to look at ways the organization might use cloud computing to improve communications between its 28 member nations. The project supports NATO’s “efforts to restructure the alliance to meet 21st century technology challenges.” “We are pleased to share IBM’s expertise …

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IBM Brings Cloud to Feds; Dave McQueeney Comments (WATCH)

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has launched a new cloud-computing system specifically for the federal government. According to the firm, “the Federal Community Cloud specifically designed to help federal government organizations respond to technology requirements more quickly. The secure, private cloud environment is part of IBM’s established and dedicated Federal Data Centers …

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Cloud-Computing Market Expected to Reach $25 Billion by 2013

As more corporations begin to transition their data into the cloud and tap into web-based applications, the global cloud-computing market is continuing to grow at a rapid rate, expected to cross $25 billion by the end of 2013, according to a new report by Renub Research. Providers such as IBM, …

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CSC, IBM, General Dynamics, ITT Celebrate Contract Wins; Boeing Nabs Pair

According to the Department of Defense, “Boeing (NYSE: BA) was awarded a $43, 526, 000 firm-fixed-price contract.  The purpose of this contract modification is to exercise the option for two CH-47F new Chinook cargo helicopters, .  Work is to be performed in Ridley Park, Pa., with an estimated completion date …

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L-3, Alion, Raytheon, IBM Score Work Orders from DoD

According to the Department of Defense, “L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) was awarded a $61, 018, 760 immediate award contract to provide modifications to MC-130W aircraft to install a Precision Strike package.  Eight kits and eight installations are being procured under this acquisition.  At this time, $15, 837, 316 has been …

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IBM’s Charles Palmer on Meeting Cyber Challenges

IBM Research’s Chief Technology Officer of Security & Privacy Dr. Charles Palmer told The New New Internet about some of the pressing challenges he’s faced in his role.  “The biggest challenge has been getting people to understand two aspects of security; one is that you can never bolt it on …

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IBM’s Chuck Prow to Present at CIO Government Summit

The CIO Government Summit has announced Chuck Prow, Managing Partner, Public Sector, IBM Global Business Services will present the executive keynote speech “Building a Smarter Planet and Smarter Government with Cloud Analytics” on Monday, May 25, 2010 at 6pm. The CIO Government Summit will be held at the InterContinental Montelucia …

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Dave McQueeney on IBM’s Cyber Offerings for FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration have announced a partnership with IBM to secure the civilian aviation system against cyber attacks. IBM will build a prototype security system that is capable of scaling to work on the FAA’s networks. The system will utilize a flexible model that looks retrospectively at system attacks …

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IBM’s Chuck Prow on Finalizing Purchase of NISC

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has completed the acquisition of National Interest Security Company, LLC (NISC).  Financial terms were not disclosed.  The companies had announced a definitive agreement in January to pursue the acquisition. The business will be integrated into IBM Global Business Services, operating initially as a wholly-owned subsidiary. IBM’s public …

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