Tag Archives: consolidation

Lumen Migrates to SaaS Environment to Support Payment Processes; Derek Edwards Quoted

Lumen Technologies

Today, Globys has completed the amalgamation of the CenturyLink instances into one SaaS environment that will provide customer-facing capabilities for invoice analysis, consolidation, reporting and payment. The migration will support Lumen’s digital transformation under the new brand. The move will enable customers to view their product and service usage in near real-time, instead of navigating through multiple portals to review, analyze and pay their bills.

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FLIR Systems to Reorganize Business Structure Into 3 Operating Units; Jim Cannon Comments

FLIR Systems has announced that it will consolidate its business operations across the government and defense, industrial and commercial components in efforts to simplify the company’s business processes. The company announced Wednesday the restructuring also aims to foster operating synergies and establish management priorities. Jim Cannon, president and CEO at …

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L-3 to Integrate Electron Devices Unit With Manufacturing Operations; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications plans to move the manufacturing operations of its electron devices facility in San Carlos, California, to the company’s north central Pennsylvania and Los Angeles sites by the end of 2017. L-3 said Monday the consolidation efforts will occur throughout 2017. Michael Strianese, L-3 chairman and CEO, said the company will …

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KippsDeSanto’s Jon Yim: GSA Contract Vehicle Consolidations Bring ‘More Uncertainty’ in M&A Market

Jon Yim, a director at investment bank KippsDeSanto, has cited potential implications of the General Services Administration’s efforts to consolidate contract vehicles for buyers and sellers seeking to enter the mergers and acquisitions market. Yim wrote in a blog post posted Oct. 26 the changes that contract consolidation has brought to the …

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Dirk van der Vaart on His Agenda for GardaWorld’s US Arm and Security Sector Trends

Dirk van der Vaart took the role of president in April at GardaWorld Government Services — the U.S. subsidiary of global security services contractor Garda World. The 20-year defense and security market veteran’s background includes executive roles at GLOBAL Integrated Security and Raytheon, as well as service in the Coast Guard Reserve and …

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SAIC to Support Toyota Information Systems End Users in North America

Science Applications International Corp. will provide support for information systems end users at Toyota Motor Corp. sales and manufacturing affiliates in North America under a five-year, $54 million contract. SAIC said Monday it will provide Toyota Motor North America with information systems services to support end user and dealer service desks, messaging and collaboration, and access …

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Juniper VP Brian Roach: SDN Becoming a Key Modernization Tool for Federal IT

Brian Roach, vice president of the federal business and managing director for worldwide government at Juniper Networks, says that the Defense Department and other agencies are increasingly using software-defined networking to streamline IT systems. Roach writes in a guest piece published Tuesday on Defense Systems that current government efforts in network …

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Stewart Ewing: CenturyLink Explores M&A Opportunities for Portfolio Expansion

Stewart Ewing, executive vice president and chief financial officer at CenturyLink, said the company continues to consider potential mergers and acquisitions that would grow its business services portfolio, FierceTelecom reported Tuesday. “We’re trying to build out the portfolio for the cloud platform and for the IT services platform that we hope to grow …

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MarkLogic’s Idriss Mekrez: Enterprise Data Layer to Consolidate, Manage Data Silos

MarkLogic‘s Idriss Mekrez believes enterprise data layers will work to consolidate and manage data infrastructure for companies as they seek to eliminate data silo issues such as data redundancy and information security. “[An] enterprise data layer presents a streamlined and manageable approach for CIOs tasked to provide appropriate access to data …

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