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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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Shaun Bierweiler, Vice President and General Manager of the U.S. Public Sector of Cloudera, Announced as Moderator for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Data Management Forum

Shaun Bierweiler, vice president and general manager of Cloudera Government Solutions’ U.S. Public Sector, will be featured as a moderator during the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Data Management Forum on April 10th at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. During the forum, GovCon leaders from the public and private …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Look Into Existing Tech Capabilities Before Making New Investments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 15, 2019 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) North American public sector business, has said government agencies can collaborate with vendors to determine if their existing technology delivers the agency’s needed security capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 6. Egts wrote in a guest …

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Wells Fargo Securities: IBM to Release 2018 Q4 Results, Initial 2019 Guidance

A Wells Fargo Securities report says IBM (NYSE: IBM) is scheduled to release on Tuesday its fourth-quarter results for 2018 and initial guidance for 2019. According to the report released Friday, shareholders of Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) approved a deal for IBM to acquire the Raleigh, N.C.-based software company for approximately …

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Red Hat’s David Egts Pushes Open Source Software for Cost-Efficient Gov’t IT Training

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for the North American public sector business at Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has identified open source training as an approach that the federal government can take to advance the cybersecurity and information technology skills of its workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Feds Should Assess Open Source Code for Vulnerabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 18, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) public sector business in North America, has cautioned federal agencies to check for potential cyber vulnerabilities in open source code before they move to adopt such software, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 4. Egts wrote in …

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Red Hat to Hold Special Stockholders’ Meeting on IBM Merger

Shareholders in Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) will vote Jan. 16 on whether to approve IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) proposed $34B acquisition of the Raleigh, N.C.-based open source technology provider. A Dec. 11 record date has been established for Red Hat’s special meeting of stockholders, the company said Monday. IBM first announced Oct. 28 it would acquire Red …

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Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux 7.5 Earns FIPS 140-2 Certification Renewal; Paul Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 5, 2018 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) Enterprise Linux 7.5 operating system has achieved recertification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology in line with the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 9. The company said Nov. 8 the FIPS 140-2 security certification renewal …

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SAIC Creates Virtual Lab to Support IT Transformation Projects; Charles Onstott Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has unveiled a cloud-based virtual laboratory environment that it designed to help accelerate federal agencies’ efforts to develop software applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 23. The company said Oct. 23 the SAIC Innovation Factory will utilize its own technology and Red …

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Red Hat Pushes ‘Open Organization’ Model in Building Cyber Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6, 2018 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has outlined the way an “open organization” approach can help the government and military develop their cyber workforce by building on both mission outcome and performance, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said in a Federal News Network article posted …

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