Tag Archives: virtualization

Bethany Mayer Takes HP Network Functions Virtualization SVP, GM Roles

Bethany Mayer, formerly networking lead at Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), will serve as  senior vice president and general manager of HP’s network functions virtualization initiative, Silicon Angle reported Monday. John Furrier writes Mayer will report to Martin Fink, executive vice president, chief technology officer and HP Labs director. Mayer will also be responsible for …

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Ben Fathi Named VMware CTO; Pat Gelsinger Comments

Ben Fathi, formerly senior vice president for research and development at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has been appointed to the role of chief technology officer. Fathi will report directly to CEO Pat Gelsinger and be responsible for the company’s product development and programs, academic partnerships and R&D community, VMware said Wednesday. Gelsinger …

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Robin Matlock Named VMware Chief Marketing Officer

Robin Matlock, formerly acting chief marketing officer at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has been appointed to the position on a full-time basis, BtoB Magazine reported Monday. She will oversee the company’s marketing programs globally in that position, according to the magazine. Before stepping into the acting role in June, Matlock served …

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VMware Buys Virtualization Provider Desktone; Sanjay Poonen Comments

VMware (NYSE: VMW) has purchased desktop virtualization platform provider Desktone for an undisclosed amount and expects to close the deal in the fourth quarter of VMware’s 2014 fiscal year. VMware also aims to grow its desktop-as-a-service offerings through the acquisition, the company said Thursday. “By bringing Desktone’s innovative platform in house, VMware …

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Interior Dept Picks 10 for $10B Cloud IDIQ

Ten companies have won positions on a potential 10-year $10 billion cloud computing services contract with the Interior Department, Federal Times reported Thursday. Nicole Johnson writes the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity includes three base years and seven option years through 2023. Contractors will compete to provide cloud storage, file transfer, database and Web …

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Jim Freund Assumes Intelligent Decisions Strategy, Planning VP Role; Harry Martin Comments

Jim Freund, a 21-year Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) veteran and director for collaboration and smart solutions, has joined Intelligent Decisions as vice president of strategy and planning for enterprise sales. Freund will oversee the company’s offerings in cloud, collaboration, remote expert, virtualization and bring-your-own-device as the company aims to grow in the …

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Army Seeking Interoperable Virtualization Storage Tool

The U.S. Army is seeking industry input as it moves towards awarding a contract for an interoperable virtualization storage product. The branch released a request for information Thursday for a total storage solution for technology infrastructure used by Defense Department and Army organizations. The system’s capacity currently stands at 672 terabytes through multiple …

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World Wide Technology’s Geek Day Visiting DC in April

World Wide Technology‘s annual information and education technology event Geek Day will be in Washington for the first time. Geek Day will take place from April 10 to 11 at the Washington Convention Center. The event will feature hands on demonstrations and information sessions from wireless, security, data center, and virtualization …

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SAIC to Support Army Virtual Training on Potential $222M IDIQ

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has won a single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $222 million to provide the company’s synthetic core environment to support virtual U.S. Army training. SAIC said the contract has one base year and four one-year options. The company will supply the system architecture the Army’s program executive office for simulation, training …

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TWD Wins $121M SeaPort-e Order for IT, Virtualization; Larry Besterman Comments

  TWD has won a $121 million SeaPort-e task order with the Naval Sea Systems Command. The firm will provide enterprise IT services and support and will work directly with the Command Information Office. The company will support NAVSEA with Microsoft SharePoint development and administration, network architecture and design, systems management and virtualization, …

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