List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2011

Executive Spotlight: Vince Menzione, GM of U.S. Public Sector Partner Strategy, Microsoft

Executive Spotlight: Vince Menzione, GM of U.S. Public Sector Partner Strategy, Microsoft

Vince Menzione is general manager of U.S. public sector partner strategy at Microsoft. Menzione leads a team responsible for partner engagement within the U.S. public sector. Menzione’s teams span the… Read more »

Michael Dell Opens Inaugural Dell World Vowing End-to-End Solution Commitment

Michael Dell Opens Inaugural Dell World Vowing End-to-End Solution Commitment

Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell helped kick of Dell World 2011 in Dell’s inaugural customer conference. Dell World brings industry leaders together to discuss the changing technology landscape. “Earlier… Read more »

Symantec Launches New Managed Security Services Specialization, Recognizes Partners

Symantec Launches New Managed Security Services Specialization, Recognizes Partners

Symantec announced the new Managed Security Service Specialization, providing Symantec partners exclusive benefits to increase their competitive advantage, improve recognition by customers and drive more revenue.  Partners achieve the MSS… Read more »

Microsoft Releases New Database Consolidation Appliances for the Cloud

Microsoft Releases New Database Consolidation Appliances for the Cloud

In a keynote earlier this week at PASS Summit 2011, Quentin Clark, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s SQL Server Database Systems Group,  highlighted the company’s cloud commitment and announced several… Read more »

New Boeing Division to Focus on C4ISR; Roger Krone Comments

New Boeing Division to Focus on C4ISR; Roger Krone Comments

  Boeing has announced the formation of a new electronic and mission systems division that will align the company’s C4ISR efforts. The new electronic and mission systems division will operate within Boeing’s… Read more »

Symantec Announces 2011 Partner Award Winners at Partner Engage

Symantec Announces 2011 Partner Award Winners at Partner Engage

Symantec Partner Engage 2011, Symantec’s annual awards conference, has announced several winners. The awards recognize partners who have invested in Symantec and demonstrated expertise and success in key solution areas… Read more »

SAIC to Double its Utah Workforce

SAIC to Double its Utah Workforce

SAIC Inc is set to double its workforce in Utah, the Washington Business Journal reports. There are currently 136 SAIC employees at nine locations in the state of Utah. The new jobs will… Read more »

IBM, Westpac New Zealand Sign Five Year Tech Service Deal

IBM, Westpac New Zealand Sign Five Year Tech Service Deal

IBM announced that Westpac New Zealand has renewed its strategic information technology outsourcing agreement for five additional years through 2017. Per the agreement, first signed in 2000, IBM will deploy… Read more »

Executive Spotlight: John Shephard of ITT Defense and Information Solutions

Executive Spotlight: John Shephard of ITT Defense and Information Solutions

  John Shephard is vice president of Strategy and Business Development at ITT Defense and Information Solutions. His responsibilities include strategy, planning, mergers & acquisitions, global business development and government… Read more »

Microsoft Completes $8.5B Skype Acquisition, Welcomes New Team

Microsoft Completes $8.5B Skype Acquisition, Welcomes New Team

Skype will become a business unit of Microsoft Corp. after the board of directors of each company agreed on the terms of an $8.5 billion acquisition. Microsoft said the move will accelerate… Read more »

IBM Announces Consortium to Develop Energy Grid

IBM Announces Consortium to Develop Energy Grid

IBM recently announced it has joined a consortium to help develop an energy grid that uses at least 50 percent of renewable energy sources. Those sources include wind power, solar… Read more »

CIBER Inc. Opens New Global Deliver Center in India; CEO Dave Peterschmidt Comments

CIBER Inc. Opens New Global Deliver Center in India; CEO Dave Peterschmidt Comments

  Ciber announced today it is opening its new SEZ global delivery center in Bangalore. The company will have a seating capacity of 750 as part of its worldwide expansion… Read more »

Northrop to Provide UK Next-Gen Aircraft Carriers with Signaling System

Northrop to Provide UK Next-Gen Aircraft Carriers with Signaling System

Northrop Grumman has won a contract to produce a signaling system for the British navy’s next-generation Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The company’s sperry marine business unit will produce the… Read more »

Lockheed, Air Force Fortifying GPS III Launch

Lockheed, Air Force Fortifying GPS III Launch

The U.S. Air Force has announced that the GPS III satellite is gearing for a 2014 launch. GPS III will improve position, navigation and timing services and provide advanced anti-jam… Read more »

Microsoft and Quanta Computer Inc. Sign Patent Agreement for Android, Chrome Platforms

Microsoft and Quanta Computer Inc. Sign Patent Agreement for Android, Chrome Platforms

Microsoft and Quanta Computer Inc. recently signed an agreement that will provide broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for Quanta’s tablets, smartphones, and other consumer devices running Android or Chrome… Read more »

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