Vertical Markets

Vertical Markets

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...

Maersk, IBM partnering on blockchain-based supply chain solution

IBM and Maersk are collaborating to work on a joint blockchain technology solution for the shipping and logistics industry. The companies have built a blockchain solution based on the open source Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Fabric and delivered via Bluemix. The solution enables the real...

Berkshire Hathaway energy subsidiaries to deploy Uptake SaaS solutions

Two subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway Energy have signed a long-term contract for Uptake Wind with Chicago-based predictive analytics SaaS platform company Uptake Technologies. The announcement follows nearly a year of joint research, design and development on a predictive portfolio management solution for...

DARPA selects SSL for robotic servicing of geosynchronous satellites

DARPA has selected Space Systems Loral (SSL), based in Palo Alto, CA, as its commercial partner for the agency’s Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. DARPA and SSL seek to develop technologies that would enable cooperative inspection and servicing...

Yelp buys restaurant technology company Nowait for $40 million

Yelp has acquired restaurant technology company Nowait in a $40 million all-cash deal, which includes the partial stake Yelp acquired previously in the company. The transaction, which was approved by the boards of directors of both companies, closed on February...