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Envistacom Adds Virtualization Platform With Fast Fit Technologies Acquisition

Envistacom has acquired Frederick, Md.-based virtualization technology provider Fast Fit Technologies in a move to offer virtualized communications waveform and data analytics applications to the Department of Defense. Atlanta-based Envistacom said Tuesday it aims to provide a common network infrastructure designed to host virtualized waveform applications that users can access …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Dialogue, Adaptable Service Mentality Needed Amid DCOI Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2019 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer for Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said federal information technology leaders should collaborate as they work to adapt to the updates in priority areas for the government’s Data Center Optimization Initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 7. Chehreh wrote in a …

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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: Agencies Should Make Apps Independent of Physical Infrastructure

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said agencies seeking to modernize their information technology infrastructure should know more about the security and behavior of their applications and eliminate apps’ reliance on the physical infrastructure. “When an application is independent of the infrastructure, agencies have the …

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VMware May Buy Dell in Potential ‘Reverse Merger’

Jan. 29–Dell Technologies might be pursuing a reverse merger with VMware, as reported Monday in Yahoo Finance. According to people familiar with the matter, in what might likely be biggest deal in the history of the tech industry. The reverse merger, where VMware’s $60 billion cloud computing and virtualization software company …

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Erich Sanchack, SVP & GM of Federal Sales at CenturyLink, Added to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 22, 2017 — Erich Sanchack, senior vice president and general manager of CenturyLink‘s federal business, has been chosen for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in federal telecommunications and virtualization. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected …

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Carahsoft to Supply VMware Tech to New Jersey Schools

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 — Carahsoft Technology will provide VMware (NYSE: VMW) software, hardware as well as cloud and professional services to the New Jersey School Boards Association under a new contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Carahsoft said Tuesday the contract works to provide New Jersey schools access to virtualization technology in support …

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Carahsoft to Provide VMware Tech to Navy Under New BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 22, 2016 — Carahsoft will continue to provide VMware virtualization technology to the U.S. Navy under a potential $43 million blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the BPA has a base value of $14.2 million and covers the vSphere, vCenter Server, Site Recovery Manager, …

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Cisco Acquires Tail-f Systems for $175M

Cisco announced Tuesday their intention to acquire privately held Tail-f Systems for $175 million, a plan set in motion by AT&T to reshape and virtualize telecommunications networks in the cloud. Cisco aims to incorporate Tail-f into its cloud and virtualization group to increase marketability in telecom infrastructure, the company said …

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Hilton Romanski: Cisco Seeks to Grow Network Virtualization Work Through Tail-f Systems Buy

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has agreed to acquire network automation software developer Tail-f Systems for $175 million cash as Cisco aims to grow its virtualization technology portfolio for multi-vendor environments. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and is slated to close in the fourth quarter of Cisco’s 2014 fiscal …

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Serco Wins Five-year European Space Agency IT support contract

In league with Capgemini and Orange Business Services (OBS) Serco has received a new contract to provide IT support services to the European Space Agency (ESA). The €55 million quinary agreement has flexibility for a two-year extension, beginning on the first of July. Conditional to this contract Serco will be …

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