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Parsons Adds Canadian Consulting Firm to Environment, Infrastructure Unit

Parsons has acquired Canada-based environmental consulting firm O'Connor Associates for an undisclosed amount, Parsons announced Friday. Parsons said it will integrate O’Connor Associates into Parsons’ environment and infrastructure business unit, which provides water, environmental and sustainable energy infrastructure to public and private sector clients. Parsons said the purchase will improve its …

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Lockheed Adds Micro UAS Technology Company

Lockheed Martin is adding a Utah-based maker of technology for micro unmanned aerial systems, according to a Lockheed announcement Tuesday. Lockheed said in the release that UAS are Procerus Technologies’ area of expertise. Procerus provides autopilot, targeting and payload technologies for micro UAS to both domestic and international governments. Bob Stevens, …

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With Mobile Government in Mind, Deloitte Grabs Ãœbermind

Deloitte recently announced that it acquired Seattle-based mobile technologies company Ãœbermind, Inc.  Deloitte said it grabbed the mobility company to keep up with an evolving market for mobile products, including the changing demands of its federal sector clients. Deloitte said the acquisition improves the company’s “services relating to strategy, creative, …

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Quest Software Acquires 'Fine-Grained' Authorization Software Firm

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In an effort to expand its information technology services, Quest Software Inc. announced today it has acquired BiTKOO. BiTKOO specializes in XACML and “fine-grained” authorization software. As part of the acquisition, BiTKOO will be incorporated into Quest’s one identity solutions product line to provide IT assistance, “fine-grained authorization“ and security …

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IBM Targets Cloud-based Analytics with New Purchase

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Surveys, predictions and now more acquisitions make top cloud news of recent. IBM announced that it is to buy DemandTec, a web-based enterprise software company with cloud-based analytics solutions, in a $440 million deal.  According to the company, the merger agreement includes a cash transaction and the addition of DemandTec’s capabilities …

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HP Builds on Cloud with Hiflex Software Acquisition

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HP today announced it has acquired privately held global software solutions provider Hiflex Software GmbH. The acquisition will extend the company's portfolio of cloud-based technologies and solutions. HP will support a broad range of partner solutions, giving customers maximum choice and flexibility, according to the news release.  “HP wants to …

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Raytheon Boosts Cybersecurity Offerings with Newly Acquired Firm

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Raytheon Company has grabbed another cybersecurity company with the acquisition of Pikewerks Corporation. This purchase is the Raytheon’s ninth cyber-related acquisition since 2007, according to a company announcement.  Raytheon indicated that this purchase, of which terms were undisclosed, will extend the company’s defense capabilities for customers in the intelligence community, …

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SuccessFactors to be an SAP Cloud Company

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SAP America, Inc., a SAP AG subsidiary, recently announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with SuccessFactors for approximately $3.4 billion. Through the agreement, a SAP subsidiary would acquire all outstanding common stock shares of SuccessFactors. SuccessFactors’ board approved the transaction, which is expected to close in the first …

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McAfee Finalizes Acquisition of NitroSecurity

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McAfee has completed its previously announced acquisition of NitroSecurity, according to an announcement on the company’s blog by Stuart McClure, senior vice president, general manager and chief technology officer of the risk and compliance business unit.  McClure indicated that the two companies have already integrated NitroView enterprise security manager with McAfee ePolicy orchestrator. He also …

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ACS, A Xerox Co. Buys the Breakaway Group to Spread Electronic Medical Records

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ACS, A Xerox Company has added new cloud-based services by acquiring healthcare IT consultant The Breakaway Group. Financial terms of the purchase were not disclosed. ACS made the move to improve its cloud offerings for healthcare professionals and increase professional adoption of electronic medical records, the company said in a release. “Many healthcare providers …

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