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Thursday Transactions

Dell has an agreement in place to acquire SecureWorks Inc., an information-security services provider. The move would increase Dell’s global IT-as-a-Service and information security offerings. Ericsson has sold control of its federal practice, Ericsson Federal to Tailwind Capital. Ericsson Federal will now be known as Oceus Networks.  Terms of the …

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Tailwind Capital Buys Ericsson Federal, Changes Name Oceus Networks

Ericsson has sold its government contracting business, Ericsson Federal, to Tailwind Capital. While terms of the transaction were not disclosed, Ericsson reports it has parted with the practice entirely.  EFI will be renamed Oceus Networks. Oceus Networks will have the exclusive right to offer the full slate of Ericsson’s industry …

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Ericsson Federal Sold to Tailwind Capital

Ericsson Federal Inc. has sold all of its shares to Tailwind Capital and has been renamed Oceus Networks. “We are excited about the opportunity to work with Oceus Networks to deliver broadband solutions for future government networks,” said Emil Nilsson, CFO and COO of Ericsson’s North American operations. “Under Tailwind’s …

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Ericsson Makes a Difference in Pakistan

The Pakistan floods devastated the country affecting 20.5 million people, with one-fifth of Pakistan’s total land area lying underwater during the peak of the disaster. The floods damaged optical fiber cables causing service blackouts across the country, including Warid Telecom’s network in Balochistan.  The service blackouts severely hindered the rescue efforts …

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Ericsson to Provide Next-Generation Switches for Iridium Satellites

Iridium has hired Ericsson Federal Inc. to install new switching technology, the companies announced today. Ericsson’s Mobile Softswitch Solution implementation will include custom design and development for Iridium’s satellite communications system. This upgraded infrastructure will allow Iridium to meet increased demand and transition smoothly to NEXT, Iridium’s next-generation satellite constellation. …

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Executive Profile: David Thompson of Ericsson Federal

David Thompson is chief financial operator for government business for Ericsson Federal, Inc. In this position, Thompson is responsible for all elements of the company’s finance, accounting and the development and implementation of strategic opportunities in government segments of Ericsson’s North American products and customer base. Thompson joined Ericsson in …

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Executive Profile: Kathleen Frederick of Ericsson Federal

Kathleen Frederick is Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development for Ericsson Federal Inc. In this position, Frederick is responsible for overseeing all of the Human Resources operations. This includes management of recruiting, organization development, performance management, and employee rewards for the company. Before joining Ericsson, Frederick was Director of Human Resources for Serco North …

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Ericsson to be founding member of Advisory Board of Digital Health Initiative

On Tuesday, telecommunications giant Ericsson announced that it will be a founding member of the Advisory Board of the Digital Health Initiative (DHI). The multi-stakeholder partnership’s goal is to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for health through the utilization and promotion of digital health solutions. Ericsson …

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