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HP To Run Utility’s SAP ERP Platform; Howard Hughes Comments

Hewlett-Packard has won a four-year contract from a Spain-based energy company to manage the utility’s SAP-based information technology environment, HP said Thursday. Madrilena Red de Gas uses SAP’s enterprise resource planning application for customer service and viewing service levels. “Industries as complex as oil and gas need robust enterprise resource …

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Cisco and NetApp Expand Partnership for Data Center, Cloud Offerings; Padmasree Warrior Comments

Cisco and NetApp will expand their partnership to deliver converged infrastructure products, according to a Cisco statement. The expansion is expected to unify their branch office, data center and public cloud infrastructures under the FlexPod architecture. “We’re now expanding our partnership to deliver deeper technology integration and broader solution development across the …

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Executive Spotlight: Chris Black, WWT Director of Federal Engineering on Data Center, Cloud and Mobility Offerings

Chris Black serves as director of federal engineering at World Wide Technology, where he leads all of the customer-facing and technology-facing pre-sales engineers in the federal organization. Prior to joining WWT, he was a business development manager for Hitachi Data Systems and held the same position at EMC. Chris sat down …

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KBR Wins Airport Expansion Construction Mgmt Project

KBR has signed an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Airports Company to provide construction management services for an expansion program at Abu Dhabi International Airport, KBR said Thursday. Under the contract, KBR will manage contract administration, risk, schedules and pricing at an airport KBR says has grown 19.7 percent over …

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Boeing Appoints Elena Alexandrova New Russian Communications Director; Dr. Sergey Kravchenko Comments

Boeing has appointed Elena Alexandrova communications director for Russia and CIS, according to a company statement. “We are delighted to welcome Elena to lead communications in this important region for the company,” said Dr. Sergey Kravchenko, president of Boeing Russia/CIS. “She will work closely with Boeing commercial airplanes and the …

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CGI Providing County ERP Software; Daniel Keene Comments

CGI Group Inc. has won a potential three-year, $18 million contract to help a California county update its legacy financial, budgeting and procurement systems. The company said it will both implement and maintain its Advantage enterprise resource planning software for Ventura County to use in budgeting functions and managing grants. …

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Oracle Picks Up 2 Utility Enterprise IT Projects

Oracle will implement enterprise information technology software for two public utilities in the eastern U.S. to use for customer service. Natural gas utility South Jersey Gas and South Carolina-based general utility provider Greenville Utilities Commission will acquire the software to update IT infrastructure and integrate enterprise-wide processes, Oracle said in …

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Exelis to Research AF GPS Payloads; Mark Pisani Comments

ITT Exelis has won a $2.15 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory to research navigation payloads that could support the Air Force‘s GPS program, Exelis said Wednesday. Over 18 months, the company will research potential ways to reduce payload weight, size and power and help GPS users in either urban …

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