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GTSI Announces Acquisition of Information Systems Consulting Group; CEO Sterling Phillips Comments

GTSI Corporation has today announced its acquisition of federal IT service provider Information Systems Consulting Group Inc. The deal will expand GTSI's software, database development and maintenance capabilities. “The acquisition of InSysCo represents a significant step in executing our strategy of growing the professional services component of our business,“ said …

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Autodesk Acquires Instructables

Autodesk has announced today its acquisition of San Francisco-based website Instructables. The site is an online community where DIY-projects and how-to-information are shared. The acquisition will link Instructables online community to Autodesk's software tools and services. “As a result of this acquisition, Autodesk will host a unique ecosystem that combines …

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ACS, A Xerox Company Acquires Innova Consulting

ExecutiveBiz - ACS, A Xerox Company Acquires Innova Consulting

Photo: Connie Harvey, ACS, A Xerox Company ACS, A Xerox Company has announced its acquisition of Italian-based call center and business process services company Innova Consulting. This is all in an effort to expand A Xerox Company's presence in Europe. Innova Consulting provides call center and back offices services to …

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Capgemini Finalizes Acquisition of French Firm Prosodie

ExecutiveBiz - Capgemini Finalizes Acquisition of French Firm Prosodie

Capgemini has completed its acquisition of french multi-channel services operator Prosodie. The deal is worth $550.6 million and, according to the Wall Street Journal, is Capgemini's fourth deal this year as the firm is working to expand its presence in Europe. “This acquisition represents a new step in our solutions …

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Autodesk Announces Acquisition of Pixlr

Autodesk announced today it has completed the acquisition of Pixlr, a free online and social image creating, collecting, editing and sharing service. Pixlr, launched in 2008, provides accessible tools for nonprofessionals to create, edit and share images online and socially through platforms like Facebook. “Combining image editing capabilities with sketching …

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Updata Partners Acquires ISBU

ExecutiveBiz - Updata Partners Acquires ISBU

Updata Partners has announced the acquisition of the Internet Security Business Unit of CA Technologies. The endpoint security company will become Total Defense Inc., while CA Technologies will not be affected by the transaction. ISBU has been ranked in the top 10 of corporate endpoint security companies and CA Technologies …

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Salesforce.com Acquires Radian6

ExecutiveBiz - Salesforce.com Acquires Radian6

Cloud-computing website Salesforce.com has announced the acquisition of Radian6, a social media analysis company. Salesforce plans to integrate Radian6 across its products and anticipates the deal will elevate its shift to Cloud 2, a social and mobile form of cloud computing, by helping companies manage the social interactions taking place …

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ENSCO Acquires IData Visual Systems

ExecutiveBiz - ENSCO Acquires IData Visual Systems

ENSCO has announced the acquisition of the IData product line from Quantum3D. The product line includes a software development toolkit, and application elements that provide a highly efficient development environment and high operational performance for digital display devices. President and CEO of ENSCO Greg Young praised the IData product line …

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Ducommun Acquires LaBarge

Ducommun Incorporated just announced its acquisition of LaBarge, an electronics manufacturing company, for $370 million. Ducommun will receive $19.25 a share and will cover LaBarge's outstanding debt of $30 million dollars. The acquisition is expected to double Ducommun's revenue base, improve the company's position as a tier 2 leader in …

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Monday Moves

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This week, CSC hired Kenneth “Ken“ W. Deutsch to the position of account executive, Department of Defense Cyber, North American Public Sector, Defense Group. Intelligent Decisions named Dave Farling to the position of director of DoD sales. Ken Krieg, former undersecretary of defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, joined TASC’s …

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Boeing Buys Argon ST for $775 Million

ExecutiveBiz - Boeing Buys Argon ST for $775 Million

The Boeing Company announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Argon ST to acquire them for $775 million. The acquisition of Argon, a leading defense company, will enhance Boeing’s presence in the cyber and intelligence markets through furthering their capabilities in sensors, communications technologies and information management. …

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Army Launches ‘Detailed Review’ of Acqusition Policies

The Department of the Army will set out to produce a “detailed, comprehensive review” of its acquisition organizations, policies, workforce and processes, including how it acquires and manages equipment. “The study, commissioned by Secretary of the Army John McHugh, is intended to examine the full range of acquisition practices – …

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