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Red Hat’s David Egts on Four Best Practices to Advance Federal IT Modernization

David Egts, chief technologist for North America public sector at Red Hat, wrote in an FCW commentary piece published Thursday that there are four best practices federal information technology administrators should consider adopting to support their agencies’ IT modernization efforts and one is focusing on people and processes.

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IBM-Red Hat Merger Receives EU Approval

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured unconditional approval from the European Commission for its proposed acquisition of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) for $34B cash, nearly two months after the U.S. Department of Justice cleared the transaction. The commission said Thursday the merger, which both companies first announced in October 2018, would not put market competition at risk.

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PSC Adds ManTech CEO Kevin Phillips to Board; David Berteau Quoted

Kevin Phillips, president and CEO of ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) and a 2019 Wash100 winner, has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Professional Services Council. He joins seven other new board members who were approved early in 2019 and his appointment was approved at a meeting held on June 18, PSC said Friday

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Red Hat’s David Egts Outlines Approaches to Drive AI Adoption

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2019 — David Egts, chief technologist of Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) North American public sector business, said predictive analytics tools and digital assistants are some of the resources already utilizing artificial intelligence that government agencies can look into as they move to adopt the technology, …

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Red Hat Helps Lockheed Adopt Open Source, Agile to Update F-22 Aircraft; Paul Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2019 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) collaborated with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to utilize open source architecture, DevSecOps practices and an Agile methodology for the development and deployment of updates for the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Raptor fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported May 7. The open source …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Paul Smith, SVP and GM of Red Hat, His Third Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Red Hat’s Public Sector, with his third Wash100 Award on Wednesday.  Executive Mosaic recognizes Smith for accelerating the use of hybrid cloud platforms and other technology to assist federal agencies and grow …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Open Source, Hybrid Cloud to Optimize Agency Access to HPC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2019 — David Egts, chief technologist of Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) North American public sector business, said open source and hybrid cloud platforms will be key to federal agencies’ adoption of high-performance computing, ExecutiveBiz reported April 25. Egts wrote in a GCN guest piece published …

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DOJ Concludes IBM-Red Hat Transaction Review

The Department of Justice has completed its assessment of the proposed $34B acquisition of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) by IBM (NYSE: IBM). IBM also secured a notice of early termination of the required waiting period for the transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, the company said Friday …

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David Wajsgras Takes First Place, Steve Harris and Teresa Carlson Climb Rankings, Craig Abod Has Huge Week in Weekly Wash100 Voting

After last week’s Wash100 voting rankings were reported, it appeared that Tiffanny Gates of Novetta established herself in first place, and the Wash100 rankings were beginning to settle down. However, the GovCon community submitted nearly 3,000 votes during the past week, and most GovCon executives changed positions in the top …

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