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Deloitte, Northrop Reps to Speak at Finance Show for Shared Services, Outsourcing Sept. 20-22

Representatives from Deloitte and Northrop Grumman will speak at the Shared Services & Outsourcing Network‘s Finance Transformation 2011 show next week in Dallas, Texas. The show will bring together shared services and outsourcing professionals to share best practices for streamlining finance operations. A director in Deloitte’s finance transformation practice, representatives from …

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Verizon Helps Health Care Combat Identity Theft

Verizon is helping health care organizations avoid identity theft by adding new features and capabilities to its health care identity services. The enhancements will further enable health care organizations to transform patient care delivery, enhance access to care and better manage costs. They will also help  health care organizations transform patient …

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Amazon’s Cloud Biz Approaching a Billion

Amazon Web Services, the online retailer’s cloud computing unit, could hit $1 billion in revenue next year, Reuters reports. Amazon.com does not publicize the revenue AWS pulls in, but AWS generated an estimated $500 million in revenue last year and is expected to generate $750 million in revenue this year. …

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Companies Getting Ready for Cloud Computing, Survey Says

Large companies in France have taken steps to virtualize their IT environments because they believe cloud computing will help meet their business needs and increase agility in highly competitive markets, an IDC France survey says. The survey results were announced Thursday by VMware, Accenture and EMC Corporation. IDC’s research explored …

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Raytheon Completes Data Exchange with FBI

Raytheon Company and the FBI completed the latest increment of the National Data Exchange information sharing system, Raytheon announced Monday. The FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division now manages the N-DEx system, which is now fully operational. The system allows 200,000 investigators in more than 18,000 local, state, tribal and …

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Lockheed Martin Mine Safety Tech Approved

Lockheed Martin announced yesterday it has won regulatory approval for its wireless mine-safety technology MagneLink Magnetic Communication System, which helps underground miners talk to workers on the surface. The Mine Safety and Health Administration was working with Lockheed Martin to certify the equipment for use in mines prior to approving …

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Acumen Solutions to Host Cloud Innovation Forums

Acumen Solutions is hosting a series of bimonthly cloud innovation forums to bring together the region’s leading cloud computing experts to discuss new technologies, future innovations and industry trends. The company’s next forum will be held July 21 at Acumen Solutions’ headquarters. Featured speakers are Greg Duncan, federal solution architect …

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SafeNet Releases ‘SAM’ to Help Secure Corporate Networks

Photo: Dmitry Goygel-Sokol

SafeNet, Inc. announced today the immediate release of its new mobile device credentialing solution that allows organizations to secure and manage the access of consumer mobile devices on corporate networks. SafeNet’s Authentication Manager allows organizations to implement an authentication strategy for multiple devices, such as smartphones and computer tablets, to …

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IBM Launches New Server for Emerging Markets

IBM announced today the release of the IBM zEnterprise 114 mainframe, a new version of the IBM zEnterprise System that will allow for the extension of the system to a larger market. The new mainframe follows the July 2010 release of the IBM zEnterprise System and offers advanced computing options …

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