Tag Archives: IT

IBM Seeks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Services Through Gravitant Acquisition; Martin Jetter, Don Rippert Comment

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has purchased cloud brokerage software developer Gravitant for an undisclosed sum in a push to help clients buy and manage information technology services across public and private cloud environments. IBM said Tuesday it will incorporate Gravitant’s cloud-based software platform into its global technology services unit and integrate the technology offering with IBM’s software-as-a-service applications. …

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Thales to Buy Data Security Firm Vormetric for $400M; Patrice Caine Comments

Thales has agreed to purchase San Jose, California-based security firm Vormetric for approximately $400 million as the companies seek to further their enterprise data protection initiatives. The transaction is subject to customary closing terms and is scheduled to close in the first quarter of 2016, Thales said Monday. Patrice Caine, CEO of …

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Pieter Schoehuijs Joins Capgemini as Group CIO; Aiman Ezzat Comments

Pieter Schoehuijs, former chief information officer of AkzoNobel, has joined Capgemini as group CIO. Schoehuijs will report to Aiman Ezzat, Capgemini’s chief financial officer and group management board member, Capgemini said Monday. “Pieter has global experience and an excellent track record in driving technology transformation in several industries, ” Ezzat …

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Chico Moline Joins Vectrus as IT, Network Comm VP; Ken Hunzeker Comments

Rene “Chico” Moline, formerly a business lead at Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), has joined Vectrus (NYSE:VEC) as vice president of the Colorado Springs-based company’s information technology and network communication service line. He will oversee Vectrus’ efforts to execute its short and long-term IT and network communication programs, Vectrus said Monday. Vectrus was …

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Dell Signs $67B Cash-Stock Deal to Acquire EMC

Dell has agreed to purchase EMC (NYSE: EMC) through an approximately $67 billion cash-and-stock transaction as both companies seek to create a new enterprise-focused information technology business. Michael Dell said Monday the combined company will pursue growth in the hybrid cloud, mobile,  software-based data center, converged infrastructure, security and digital transformation …

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Dell Lands FBI Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Contract; Steve Harris Comments

Dell has been awarded a $28 million contract to deploy an unclassified virtual desktop infrastructure for the FBI. The company said Thursday it will set up an XC series of web-scale converged appliances, networking tools and the AppAssure data protection software for the 55, 000 named users within the bureau. “We’re very excited …

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ICF Lands $250M CDC Digital Media Support Contract

ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $250 million contract to provide digital media platforms and related support services for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and CDC partners. ICF said Monday it secured the flexible ordering agreement under the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 contract run …

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Deborah Golden Named Deloitte Federal Cyber Risk Services Lead

Deborah Golden, formerly principal at Deloitte, has been appointed as lead of the company’s federal cyber risk services. Deloitte said Tuesday Golden also serves as the lead principal for a federal government healthcare provider in addition to her role at Deloitte. She brings two decades of experience in information technology, …

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SageNet Buys Turnberry’s Cybersecurity Division; Daryl Woodard Comments

SageNet has purchased Turnberry Solutions’ cybersecurity division in an effort to grow in the payment card industry compliance and advanced threat protection services markets. SageNet said Sept. 1 that Paul Truitt, head of the cybersecurity practice at Turnberry, will serve as SageNet’s vice president of cybersecurity services. The Certified Information Systems Security Professional …

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CSC US Gov’t Services Unit, SRA to Merge; Mike Lawrie Comments

Falls Church, Va.-based Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has agreed to merge its U.S. government services unit with SRA International as part of its plans to spin off the unit. The companies said Monday they expect to close the merger in November upon completion of the Computer Sciences Government Service’s separation from and shareholders …

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