Vertical Markets

Vertical Markets

Avnet, Xilinx expand global channel relationship

Global technology distributor Avnet and Xilinx have renewed their Primary Global Channel relationship of 31 consecutive years, and wider distribution of Xilinx’s products. The expansion of the relationship includes additional investment in technical selling resources worldwide; an entry into Avnet’s design...

Gannett acquires SweetIQ Analytics

Gannett has acquired SweetIQ Analytics, a provider of location and reputation management Software-as-a-Service solutions that enable businesses to manage their location data and measure consumer engagement. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition follows Gannett’s announcement earlier this...

Rambus partners with Samsung to develop 56G SerDes PHY

Rambus is partnering with Samsung for its recently launched 56G SerDes PHY, a PAM-4 solution with adjustable power through an integrated ADC to be developed on Samsung’s 10nm LPP (Low-Power Plus) process technology. “There is a demand for increased bandwidth and higher...

Comtech awarded $42.7 million U.S. Army sustainment contract

Comtech Mobile Datacom, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications, has been awarded a five-year contract, with a not-to-exceed value of $42.7 million, to continue to provide sustainment support for the U.S. Army's Project Manager Mission Command - Blue Force Tracking (BFT) program....

Financial Services Compensation Scheme selects Cognizant for modernization services

The United Kingdom's Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has selected Cognizant as its technology partner. As part of a three-year agreement, Cognizant will help simplify, modernize and secure a range of FSCS' systems and applications.

Mount Sinai Health System using Salesforce Health and Community Cloud

Mount Sinai Health System is using Salesforce to coordinate and manage the care of Medicaid recipients in its Performing Provider System (PPS). The Mount Sinai PPS was formed under New York State's Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP), a...

CGI to modernize Colorado Trails child welfare information system

CGI was selected by the State of Colorado to work on the next two phases of the modernization of Trails, the state automated child welfare information system, said the company. This Trails modernization project will rebuild the system using web technology over...

Bosch, Nvidia developing AI self-driving systems for mass market cars

Bosch says it is working with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence self-driving systems for mass market cars. According to a statement from Nvidia, the two companies are developing an AI self-driving car computer built on Nvidia's deep learning software and hardware,...

Hearst selects Oracle cloud solutions

Hearst has selected Oracle cloud solutions to simplify and standardize its business processes across finance, procurement, and HR organizations, as part of the company's larger strategy to move to cloud applications. Hearst will be using the Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP),...

D-Wave, Virginia Tech to create permanent quantum computing center

D-Wave and Virginia Tech have inked an agreement to work towards the creation of a permanent quantum computing center, to house a D-Wave system at the Hume Center for National Security and Technology. The initiative is a joint effort to...

U.S. Navy’s SPAWAR awards ViON $50 million capacity as a service contract

ViON was awarded a seven-year $50 million contract for Capacity as a Service (CaaS) from the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). The contract will serve the data center infrastructure needs for Research, Development, Testing, and...

Leidos awarded ATM platform contract by Airways New Zealand

Leidos was awarded a contract by Airways New Zealand to replace the current air traffic management (ATM) platforms with Leidos' SkyLine X system. The single-award firm fixed-price contract has a four-year period of performance and 15 years of maintenance...

Akamai, AT&T renew alliance through 2019

Akamai Technologies and AT&T have renewed their global alliance through 2019.  Under the agreement, AT&T will continue to offer Akamai's full product suite, including media delivery and web security services, as part of its broader portfolio of business solutions. In addition,...

AMD, Microsoft collaborating to advance open source cloud hardware

AMD is collaborating with Microsoft to incorporate the cloud delivery features of its next-generation "Naples" processor with Project Olympus -- Microsoft's next-generation hyperscale cloud hardware design, the companies said at the Open Compute Project summit in Santa Clara, California. Through Microsoft's contribution of...

Eutelsat, ViaSat close European broadband joint venture

Eutelsat and ViaSat have closed their partnering arrangement combining Eutelsat’s European broadband business with ViaSat’s broadband technology know-how and Internet Service Provider (ISP) business. The two companies are creating a partnership that will expand Eutelsat’s current wholesale broadband business and launch...