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OpenText is acquiring Carbonite for $1.42 billion

Canadian enterprise information management (EIM) company OpenText is acquiring cyber-security and data protection company Carbonite for $1.42 billion.

Orange County, California awards SAIC $55 million IT managed services and solutions contract

Orange county, California, has awarded Science Applications International Corp. a contract extension to continue to provide information technology (IT) managed services and solutions.

Microsoft, Nokia collaborating on joint enterprise solutions for communications service providers

Microsoft and Nokia have inked a collaboration; combining Microsoft cloud, AI and machine learning with Nokia networking and communications.

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IBM working on autonomous ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean

IBM has joined a global consortium of partners, led by marine research organization ProMare, that are building an unmanned, fully-autonomous ship that will cross the Atlantic on the fourth centenary of the original Mayflower voyage in September 2020.

Augmented reality coming to Japan Airlines planes

Gogo and Japan Transocean Air, a Japan Airlines (JAL) group company, have inked a partnership that brings Augmented Reality (AR) to all of JTA's flights.  

MetLife Stadium selects AeroDefense for early drone detection

MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Jets and New York Football Giants, has selected the AeroDefense Drone Detection System, AirWarden, to provide an early warning system for drones.

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ECS awarded $45 million U.S. Mint IT modernization contract

ECS has been awarded a contract for the IT modernization efforts by the United States Mint.

LLamasoft acquires Opex Analytics

Enterprise supply chain design and decision-making solutions provider LLamasoft has  acquired Opex Analytics.

NCI awarded $269.9 million JSP contract with the Department of Defense

NCI Information Systems, a provider of information technology solutions and professional services to U.S. federal government agencies, has been awarded a four-year prime contract from the Washington Headquarters Services to provide information technology support to the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Joint Service Provider.

SAP partners with Microsoft for cloud migration offerings

SAP and Microsoft have inked a go-to-market partnership — from conceptualization to sales — to accelerate customer adoption of SAP S/4HANA and the SAP Cloud Platform on Microsoft Azure; the two companies said on Monday.

Michigan State University switching from mainframe to cloud

Michigan State University, has engaged Oracle to replace its mainframe student information system infrastructure.

Trace Systems wins MPE-S contract with ceiling value of $998 million

Trace Systems was awarded a $998 million Mission Partner Environment Services (MPE-S) contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

Booz Allen to support DoD Joint Artificial Intelligence Center

Booz Allen has entered into an agreement, under its joint venture partner agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS), to assist the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC).

IBM working on autonomous ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean

IBM has joined a global consortium of partners, led by marine research organization ProMare, that are building an unmanned, fully-autonomous ship that will cross the Atlantic on the fourth centenary of the original Mayflower voyage in September 2020.