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Cisco to Support Luxembourg’s Digitization Around Cyber, Education, IoT & FinTech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 25, 2018 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has signed an agreement with the government of Luxembourg on efforts to accelerate the country’s digital transformation around the areas of cybersecurity, education, financial technology and the internet of things, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the memorandum of understanding serves …

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ServiceNow’s Bob Osborn: ‘Service-Aware Enterprise’ Can Help Agencies Understand Security Risks

Bob Osborn, chief technology officer for federal at ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), has said that federal agencies should implement a “service-aware capability” to understand security risks and increase awareness of real-time computing boundaries as they receive and process data derived from internet-connected devices. Osborn wrote that agencies seeking to maintain contextual …

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Hitachi Vantara Federal Assumes Control of Brocade’s Networking Maintenance Contracts; David Turner Comments

Hitachi Vantara’s federal business has assumed control of some of Brocade Communications Systems’ (Nasdaq: BRCD) federal service maintenance contracts and other assets under a definitive agreement signed in June. Hitachi Vantara Federal said Friday the agreement’s completion would provide the company access to Brocade’s storage area networking, campus/edge networking and data center …

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Pentaho’s Chuck Yarbrough: Agencies Should Make Data ‘Actionable’ Through Analytics Adoption

Chuck Yarbrough, vice president of solutions management and marketing for data integration and analytics at Hitachi Vantara’s Pentaho subsidiary, has said government agencies should implement data analytics tools to make data more actionable and facilitate the decision-making process. Yarbrough wrote that self-service analytics tools work to empower non-technical users by …

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Iridium Announces Q3 2017 Govt Services Revenue, Subscribers; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) recorded $22 million in government service revenue with 95,000 government subscribers during the third quarter of 2017. Iridium said Thursday government data and voice subscribers rose 14 percent to 40,000 during the third quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with the same period last year. The McLean, …

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HDS Federal Adopts ‘Hitachi Vantara Federal’ as New Corporate Name; David Turner Comments

Hitachi Data Systems’ federal business has officially used Hitachi Vantara Federal as its new company name in an effort to advance the delivery of big data, analytics and internet of things platforms and services to government and commercial clients. Hitachi Vantara Federal said Monday the rebrand seeks to reflect its …

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Thales-Sponsored Survey Reports Cloud, IoT to Drive Deployment of PKI-Based Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — A Thales-sponsored study by the Ponemon Institute has found that a majority of information technology security professionals see cloud-based services and the internet of things as the biggest drivers of public key infrastructure usage, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Thales e-Security said Tuesday the 2017 PKI …

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Future Siemens Hub to Work on IoT, Cloud Apps for Building Technologies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2017 — Siemens will open a research and development hub in Chicago next month that will be serve to support work on internet of things and cloud computing applications for the company’s control products and systems technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it plans to …

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New Avaya Office Targets Bahrain’s Talent as Industry Gears for Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — Avaya will work to support the digital transformation efforts in Bahrain through the delivery of communication and collaboration tools at its newly opened office in the country, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday the expansion to Bahrain is part of its effort to establish …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Looks to IoT as Area for Business Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said the company is building on its internet of things capabilities as an area for business growth, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Via Satellite reported Monday that Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told the audience …

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