Tag Archives: acquisition

QinetiQ Buys SR2020’s Seismic Data Processing Tech; Magnus McEwen-King Comments

QinetiQ Buys SR2020's Seismic Data Processing Tech; Magnus McEwen-King Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

QinetiQ has bought SR2020‘s seismic imaging and processing technology for approximately $1.7 million to complement QinetiQ’s distributed acoustic sensor and vertical seismic profiling offerings. QinetiQ acquired the SR2020 platform to allow QinetiQ’s OptaSense business to provide, analyze and interpret subsurface seismic data for customers, OptaSense said Monday. Magnus McEwen-King, a managing …

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Byron Callan: Broader Collaborative ‘Mindset’ Needed to Heighten Defense Tech Development

Byron Callan: Broader Collaborative 'Mindset' Needed to Heighten Defense Tech Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Industry analysts believe the U.S. Defense Department needs to broaden its outlook on technology research and development efforts in order to accelerate military innovation, Defense News reported Saturday. Paul McCleary writes Byron Callan, director at research firm Capital Alpha Partners, said the agency should include both established and nontraditional contractors …

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NetApp Acquires Riverbed’s Cloud Backup Product Line; Jonathan Kissane Comments

NetApp Acquires Riverbed's Cloud Backup Product Line; Jonathan Kissane Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NetApp has acquired Riverbed Technology‘s cloud-integrated backup product line for approximately $80 million in an effort to help clients manage data across cloud platforms. NetApp will consolidate the SteelStore product with other cloud-integrated storage offerings for customers to back up their data in private and public cloud environments, NetApp said Monday. NetApp plans to roll …

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Lenovo Closes IBM x86 Server Business Buy

Lenovo Closes IBM x86 Server Business Buy - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lenovo has completed the initial terms for its acquisition of IBM‘s x86 server business. Lenovo has bought the System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers, IBM said Wednesday. The company will also serve as IBM’s original equipment manufacturer and reseller of IBM’s Storwize storage …

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Lenovo to Complete $2B Buy of IBM’s x86 Server Business in Oct.

Lenovo to Complete $2B Buy of IBM's x86 Server Business in Oct. - top government contractors - best government contracting event

IBM expects to complete the $2.1 billion sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo on Oct. 1 as the latter firm moves to expand its offerings in enterprise hardware and services. Lenovo said Monday that System x, BladeCenter, Flex System, NeXtScale, iDataPlex, x86-based Flex systems and blade networking are included in the transaction. Yang Yuanqing, Lenovo chairman and CEO, said the …

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Executive Profile: Shane Imwalle, Woolpert SVP and Director of Client Services

Executive Profile: Shane Imwalle, Woolpert SVP and Director of Client Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Shane Imwalle serves as senior vice president and director of client services at Woolpert, a design, geospatial and infrastructure management firm headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. In this role, he leads the company’s business acquisition initiatives and coordinates both business development strategies and Woolpert’s geographic expansion program. Imwalle is also a senior-level project …

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ASI Government: Include Commercial Service Requirements in Cloud Contracts

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Federal agencies have used different approaches to procure cloud computing products and services and many have indicated they face difficulties when they structure cloud contracts, ASI Government‘s Kymm McCabe, Frank McNally and Anne Laurent say. In a guest post published Tuesday on FCW, the authors point to ASI Government’s cloud acquisition guides, where the company highlighted parts …

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