Tag Archives: consolidation

Wayne Lucernoni: Harris IT Services Focuses on ‘Organic Growth’

Wayne Lucernoni, president of Harris information technology services, has indicated that the business unit is working to establish its presence in the market beyond the company’s telecommunications brand, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Jill Aitoro writes that Lucernoni pointed to current campaigns in the healthcare and intelligence sectors and efforts to streamline bidding for future projects. Lucernoni said …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Consolidation Would Facilitate ‘Mission Readiness’ in Govt Sector

Merger and acquisition deals offer a way for contractors to integrate technology offerings to help government organizations fulfill their missions, Engility CEO Tony Smeraglinolo said Tuesday in a conference keynote adapted for Washington Technology. “Consolidation is undoubtedly a good thing for both the industry and our government partners,” Smeraglinolo told …

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Hitachi Offers Logical Partitioning Tech for SAP HANA; Mike Walkey Comments

Hitachi and its subsidiary Hitachi Data Systems have unveiled an x86-based logical partitioning solution for SAP HANA to support server virtualization and network consolidation on-premise, in the cloud or in a hybrid cloud environment. The company said Sunday Hitachi LPAR works to provide computing and storage functions for system utilization and to streamline operations with a consolidated infrastructure. Mike …

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Bill Lynn: Gov’t, Defense Industry Should Turn to Acquisition Reform, Globalization, Consolidation

Bill Lynn, DRS Technologies and Finmeccanica North America chief executive officer, urges the U.S. government and the defense industry to collaborate on establishing acquisition reform, fostering globalization and consolidating industry operations. Lynn, who is a former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, wrote Tuesday in Breaking Defense that the above actions are …

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Arnold Punaro: Sequestration Likely to Result in Greater Defense Consolidation

Arnold Punaro expects the defense industry to see greater consolidation as a result of sequestration cuts to the Pentagon budget, he told the Washington Post in a story published Monday. Marjorie Censer writes Punaro, the newly-appointed chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association‘s board of directors, also told the newspaper in an …

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Jim Anthony of Terremark: Big Data Growth to Drive Cloud Sector Consolidation

The surge in consumer demand for big data analytics technology and services could spark consolidation among cloud computing providers, according to Jim Anthony, Terremark vice president of sales engineering. In a Tuesday blog post, Anthony writes that network power, application programming interfaces and service level agreements are necessary to ensure …

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