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IBM Adds California Firm's Software Arm To Business Analytics Portfolio; Leslie Rechan Comments

ExecutiveBiz - IBM Adds California Firm's Software Arm To Business Analytics Portfolio; Leslie Rechan Comments

IBM is acquiring California-based Star Analytics Inc.'s software arm for an undisclosed amount as part of IBM’s strategy to broaden its business analytics portfolio. The transaction is scheduled to close by March once it passes customary closing conditions, IBM said Friday. Star Analytics' software portfolio aims to help enterprises synthesize …

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Juniper Pursuing SDN Tech Growth, Buying Contrail for $176M; Bob Muglia Comments

Juniper Networks has acquired software-defined networking startup Contrail Systems for $176 million to gain technology that supplements its offerings in the software-defined-networking sector, Data Storage Today reports. Jennifer LeClaire writes etworking experts who previously worked at Juniper, Cisco, Google and Aruba Networks helped form Contrail Systems inin early 2012 to …

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Cisco to Buy Carrier Service Mgmt Tech Firm BroadHop

ExecutiveBiz - Cisco to Buy Carrier Service Mgmt Tech Firm BroadHop

Cisco announced Tuesday it plans to acquire BroadHop, a provider of policy control and service management technology for carrier networks. BroadHop's technology will be integrated into Cisco's service provider mobility group with the goal of helping service providers control, monetize and personalize the types of service they choose on any …

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Cisco Completes Cloupia Buy

Cisco has closed its acquisition of privately-held software firm Cloupia for approximately $125 million in cash and retention-based incentives, the company announced Monday. Cloupia's products, including its infrastructure management software portfolio, and employees will join Cisco’s data center group. Cisco said aims to combine its data center management offerings and …

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Defense Acquisition Not Included in Issa IT Reform Bill

ExecutiveBiz - Defense Acquisition Not Included in Issa IT Reform Bill

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif) has drafted a federal bill to codify a large portion of the White House’s own information technology reform plan, designed to put teeth into agency initiatives. Angela Petty, a Deltek senior principal research analyst, writes in the Washington Post much of the legislation focuses on IT …

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AF Launching New Enterprise Services Contract Website

ExecutiveBiz - AF Launching New Enterprise Services Contract Website

The Air Force Materiel Command has established an enterprise services site with the aim of standardizing acquisition of engineering and professional services across the command, the branch announced in an Oct. 11 FedBizOpps post. According to the Air Force, the AFMC Enterprise Services site is intended to function as a …

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