Tag Archives: mobility

Good Technology Buys Fixmo’s US, Sentinel Integrity Services Assets; Christy Wyatt Comments

Good Technology has moved to grow its public sector business by acquiring certain assets of Fixmo such as Fixmo U.S. and the Sentinel Integrity Services business. Good Technology will incorporate the Fixmo assets into its mobility platform, work to expand its employee base and further the company’s research and development …

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Report: Microsoft Interested in Acquiring Mobile Startup Xamarin

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is finalizing discussions with mobile startup business Xamarin in a move that could result in a potential acquisition of the company, CRN reported Monday. Kevin McLaughlin writes Microsoft developers will be able to code mobile applications on the iOS and Android platforms if a major deal comes through. …

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John Veihmeyer: KPMG Buys Cynergy to Further Digital, Mobile Initiatives

KPMG LLP has acquired digital mobility firm Cynergy Systems for an undisclosed amount in a move to help customers engage clients and further mobile enterprise initiatives. John Veihmeyer, chairman and CEO of KPMG, said Tuesday the advisory firm intends to help organizations address operational and technology demands by integrating Cynergy’s mobile …

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Deltek: Pentagon Puts IT at Center of Cost-Reduction Efforts

The Defense Department is working to allocate its budget and focus on eight key information technology initiatives, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Deniece Peterson, director of research at Deltek, writes DoD wants the IT programs to reduce costs in an environment of changing regulations, budgets and workforces.. Peterson highlighted areas …

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Larry Silver to Head DMI Federal Mobility Business Development; Jay Sunny Bajaj Comments

Larry Silver, formerly director of U.S. government sales at BlackBerry, has joined DMI as vice president of business development for federal mobility. Silver will work to oversee DMI’s mobile enterprise services for public sector clients, develop integration strategies and advise government partners on managing mobility infrastructures, the company said Thursday. Jay …

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Harris to Install VA Medical Center Wireless Network; Wayne Lucernoni Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won the final and third phase of a potential four-year, $60 million contract to provide a wireless network platform for Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers. The VA aims to expand mobile device usage for 112 medical centers and connect healthcare providers to data at any time …

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Silver Lake Vet Todd Morgenfeld Joins HP, Helped Negotiate Dell Buyout

Todd Morgenfeld, a former executive at Silver Lake Partners, has joined Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) as a senior vice president and will help with the company’s mobility strategy, CNN Money reported Thursday. Dan Primack writes Morgenfeld was previously involved in negotiations surrounding Silver Lake’s offer to acquire Dell (NASDAQ: DELL). Silver …

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Report: Tom Wilburn Appointed Cisco Global Enterprise SVP, CTO

Tom Wilburn, who joined Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) in 2005, has been appointed to succeed John McCool as senior vice president and chief technology officer of the global enterprise segment. McCool is leaving the company the company after 17 years and helped grow its corporate mobile and networking equipment unit from …

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Rajesh Natarajan of AT&T on Govt Agency Customizations, Lab Testing

AT&T aims to take its products and services from the commercial sector and make them repeatable for the federal space, Rajesh Natarajan recently told ExecutiveBiz in an interview. Natarajan spoke with ExecutiveBiz as part of its continuing series of executive spotlights, where GovCon thought leaders overview their current roles and …

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Air Force Issues Touchscreen Multimedia Player RFI

The Air Force’s Air Mobility Command wants to buy touchscreen handheld multimedia players, according to a request for information posted Monday on FedBizOpps. Contractors are asked to provide information on handheld devices that support music, video, photo and E-books and can be accessed through removable memory cards. Respondents should be …

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