Tag Archives: financial services

$20B Hedge Fund Selects Pavilion to Support SQL Server Applications; Chris McBride Quoted

Pavilion Data Systems

A New York based Hedge Fund with more than $20 billion in assets under management has selected the Pavilion Hyperparallel Flash Array (HFA) to power the SQL Server applications to support investment business, Pavilion Data Systems reported on Wednesday. Under the agreement Pavilion will integrate HFA, a disaggregated solution, to support modernized financial operations by revolutionizing how data is used to shape thinking.

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Accenture Invests $3B to Establish Cloud Division, Names Karthik Narain as Lead; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet CEO Accenture

Accenture has formed Accenture Cloud First under a three-year, $3 billion investment. The division will help clients accelerate digital transformation to increase speed and scale. Accenture has appointed Karthik Narain to lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1. Accenture Cloud First is a multi-service group of 70,000 cloud professionals that will leverage Accenture's industry and technology capabilities and ecosystem partnerships.

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Executive Spotlight: Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse & 2020 Wash100 Popular Vote Winner

Scott McIntyre

Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding his first place finish in the 2020 Wash100 Popular Vote, Navigant's acquisition, its impact on the company's growth and forging new partnerships. “The Wash100 Award is a big deal in our community and I appreciate Executive Mosaic for making it what it is. It's great to promote this industry. I appreciate what you're doing for all of us.“

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Kathryn Condello: CenturyLink Aims to Address Cyber Threats via Public-Private Partnerships

Kathryn Condello: CenturyLink Aims to Address Cyber Threats via Public-Private Partnerships - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Kathryn Condello, senior director for national security and emergency preparedness at CenturyLink, has discussed how the company works to mitigate cyber risks through public-private partnerships. Condello wrote in a blog post published Monday that representatives from the communications, power and financial services sectors have drafted a joint response plan in …

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Galois Seeks to Drive Innovation, Expand Customer Support With New Ohio-Based Office

Galois Seeks to Drive Innovation, Expand Customer Support With New Ohio-Based Office - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Galois has established a new office in Dayton, Ohio, as part of the company’s commitment to help drive technology innovation in the state and expand support offerings to  commercial and defense clients. The company said Friday it aims to begin operations at the 3,000-square-foot facility in early summer as well as expand relationships with research …

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DoD Tests Info Assurance Capacity of Unify’s Enterprise Comm Platform

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The Defense Department‘s Joint Interoperability Test Command has tested the interoperability and information assurance capacity of Unify‘s carrier-grade enterprise communication system. Unify said Tuesday its OpenScape Voice platform is designed to comply with DoD’s Assured Services Session Initiation Protocol and cybersecurity requirements. The Defense Information Systems Agency recommended that DoD include the OpenScape Voice …

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Gemalto to Help Norway’s Postal Agency Implement Fraud Protection Tech

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Norway’s national post and logistics service has selected digital security company  Gemalto to provide a verification tool for the agency to check customer credentials. Gemalto said Thursday it will supply its Coesys ID Verification technology to Posten Norge in order to verify identity cards and passports for the country’s financial services sector in compliance with …

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Brocade & Harris Forge Govt, Commercial Sector Cyber Strategy Alliance

Brocade & Harris Forge Govt, Commercial Sector Cyber Strategy Alliance - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Brocade and Harris have formed a partnership that will work to help customers adopt cybersecurity strategies in efforts to protect assets. Brocade said Tuesday the team will develop new services that integrate Harris’ cybersecurity technologies and Brocade’s software-defined networking products in support of customers in the government, financial services, healthcare, energy, oil …

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Summit to Continue Dev’t Support to EPA’s Water Infrastructure Financing Program

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Summit Consulting has received a long-term contract from the Environmental Protection Agency to extend the company’s policy and infrastructure development services on EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program. The contract will continue Summit’s WIFIA advisory support for up to four years and require additional development services for the programmatic infrastructure, standard operating procedures, …

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