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Oracle Announces Acquisition of Endeca Technologies

Oracle Announces Acquisition of Endeca Technologies - top government contractors - best government contracting event

  Oracle recently entered an agreement to acquire Endeca Technologies Inc. The agreement is expected to create a technology platform process that enables storage, management, search capabilities and analysis for both structured and unstructured information together. The agreement is also expected to enhance cross-channel commerce, merchandising and online customer experiences. …

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KPMG Completes Acquisition of Optimum Solutions; CEO John B. Veihmeyer Comments

KPMG has today completed the acquisition of Optimum Solutions, which utilizes Oracle's enterprise software. The acquisition advances KPMG's Oracle consulting business. The business helps clients use technology to transform key operations which include human capital management, finance and accounting, business intelligence and supply chain management. “The addition of Optimum Solutions …

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Microsoft Completes $8.5B Skype Acquisition, Welcomes New Team

Microsoft Completes $8.5B Skype Acquisition, Welcomes New Team - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Skype will become a business unit of Microsoft Corp. after the board of directors of each company agreed on the terms of an $8.5 billion acquisition. Microsoft said the move will accelerate the companies’ efforts to transform real-time communications for consumers and enterprise customers. In the long term, Microsft will integrate Skype into many …

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ITT Looks to Grow Australian Mining, Oil Revenues with Acquisition

ITT Corp. has signed an agreement to acquire Blakers Pump Engineers, the long-time distributor of ITT’s Gould Pumps brand in Australia, for an undisclosed amount. ITT expects the deal to close before the end of the year and to strengthen its presence in the Australian mining, oil and gas industries. “This acquisition will …

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IBM Acquires Q1 Labs for Security Intelligence Software

IBM Acquires Q1 Labs for Security Intelligence Software - top government contractors - best government contracting event

IBM announced today an agreement to acquire security intelligence software provider Q1 Labs for an undisclosed price. The deal will enable IBM to help clients more intelligently secure their enterprises by applying analytics to correlate information from key security domains and create security dashboards for their organizations. “Realigning IBM’s security expertise …

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Red Hat Pays $136M for Gluster and Big Data Storage

Red Hat signed a definitive agreement to acquire Gluster, Inc., lead provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions in managing unstructured data, for $136 million in cash. The acquisition allows Red Hat to change how enterprise IT manages explosion of big data whether it be deployed on-premise or through public cloud …

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HP Expands Enterprise Solutions with Autonomy Corp. Purchase

HP Expands Enterprise Solutions with Autonomy Corp. Purchase - top government contractors - best government contracting event

HP announced its acquisition of control of Autonomy Corporation plc through the purchase of 87.3 percent of the company’s shares $33.77 per share in cash. Autonomy will operate as a separate business unit. This strategic acquisition positions HP as both leader of Autonomy and leader in the enterprise information management space. …

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Oracle Announces Acquisition of GoAhead Software

Oracle announced today it has entered an agreement to acquire GoAhead Software, a packaged service availability software firm for the communications industry. The deal is expected to benefit network equipment providers by providing more comprehensive and integrated offering that delivers service availability across telecom solutions. “GoAhead software is the leading …

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ACS Acquires XL World; ACS Europe COO Tom Blodgett Comments

ACS Acquires XL World; ACS Europe COO Tom Blodgett Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

  ACS announced today its intent to acquire customer care firm XL World, which will expand its business process outsourcing capabilities across Europe. The deal furthers ACS' strategy of creating a global network of BPO centers to serve clients' global operations. “XL Worls's expertise in the European market bolsters ACS' …

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Profile: Karen Wilson, Boeing

Profile: Karen Wilson, Boeing - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Karen Wilson is Boeing’s director of acquisition and industrial base policy, government solutions. Wilson was previously at AlliedSignal, serving in a variety of positions, including as vice president of government business and finance. Prior to joining AlliedSignal, Wilson worked in the law departments of Hughes Aircraft Company, TRW, and the …

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