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FireEye Announces $400M Blackstone-Led Strategic Investment, Buys Respond Software in $186M Cash-and-Stock Deal

FireEye

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) announced that it will receive a strategic investment worth $400M from investment firm Blackstone and venture capital firm ClearSky. FireEye will use the proceeds from the Blackstone Tactical Opportunities-led investment to build up its managed services, platform and cloud portfolio and fund strategic growth initiatives, including its acquisition of cybersecurity company Respond Software

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IBM to Split Into Two Public Companies; Arvind Krishna Quoted

Arvind Krishna CEO IBM

IBM (NYSE: IBM) will spin off its managed infrastructure services unit into a public company in a move to focus on its growth strategy for hybrid cloud and advance artificial intelligence capabilities. "Client buying needs for application and infrastructure services are diverging, while adoption of our hybrid cloud platform is accelerating. Now is the right time to create two market-leading companies focused on what they do best,” said IBM CEO Arvind Krishna.

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Red River Buys CWPS in Managed IT Services Portfolio Expansion Push; Rick Bolduc Quoted

Claremont, N.H.-based information technology services contractor Red River has acquired Washington, D.C.-based tech platforms provider CWPS for an undisclosed sum to expand its managed services portfolio and geographic presence in the southeast and mid-Atlantic regions.

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AWS Clears Enlighten IT as Managed Service Provider on GovCloud; Dave Levy Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12, 2018 — Amazon Web Services certified Enlighten IT Consulting as an approved provider of AWS cloud managed services to the former’s government customers following a third-party review of the latter’s offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 12. MacAulay-Brown, the parent company of EITC, said Oct. 11 the AWS Managed Service …

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QTS Taps Cohesity to Help Protect Data on Hosted Private Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 5, 2018 — QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has partnered with Cohesity for the latter to power the QTS Managed Backup platform, which works to protect and ensure the recovery of data and applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The hybrid colocation and data center company said Wednesday Cohesity’s hyperconverged data …

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DLT to Distribute Red Hat Products to Gov’t Agencies Via AWS GovCloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 6, 2018 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) enterprise-grade products will be available to government agencies and regulated industries on Amazon Web Services‘ GovCloud marketplace via a distribution agreement with DLT Solutions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DLT will offer Red Hat’s products and managed services as a “Certified …

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CSRA Subsidiary Gets $238M VA Managed Services Task Order; Kamal Narang Comments

A CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $238 million task order to provide managed services for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ enterprise service desk. SRA International will help migrate VA’s 12 national service desks to managed service provider facilities under the task order that has a one-year …

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