Contracts

Accenture to acquire digital media services company Adaptly

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire NYC-based digital media services company Adaptly. 

HubSpot inks three-year collaboration with AWS

HubSpot has entered into a three-year commitment with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The State of Nevada and City of Las Vegas ink smart city agreement with NTT

The State of Nevada, City of Las Vegas and NTT have inked an agreement to advance and accelerate smart technologies, following a smart city proof of concept that began in September.

Hughes awarded contract to provide managed network services for Oklahoma state agencies

Hughes Network Systems has been awarded an IDIQ contract by OMES to deliver managed network services for state agencies.

Accenture acquires Enaxis Consulting

Accenture has acquired Enaxis Consulting, a Houston-based management consulting firm with experience in digital capabilities, data science and agile project delivery.

Battelle awarded $14.6 million AFICA task order

Battelle was awarded a five-year, $14.6 million task order by the U.S. Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA).

SAP to acquire Qualtrics for $8 billion

SAP  and Qualtrics have entered into a definitive agreement under which SAP will acquire all outstanding shares of Qualtrics for $8 billion in cash.

Gap migrating ‘hundreds of applications’ to Azure

Gap has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft to drive digital transformation across all brands, including Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Hill City and Intermix.

Xiamen Airlines, GE Aviation sign solutions agreement

Chinese passenger airline Xiamen Airlines has signed an agreement with GE Aviation for Event Measurement System-based flight analytics services. 

Amazon taps Western Union for new payment option

The Western Union Company has been engaged by Amazon to launch a new payment option for international shoppers.

Perspecta wins $564 million DoD IT task order

Perspecta has been awarded a contract from the General Services Administration on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC).

Persistent Systems to provide mobile ad hoc networking to Boeing’s Insitu

Persistent Systems has entered into a five-year agreement with Insitu, a Boeing company.

IBM to acquire Red Hat for $34 billion

IBM is acquiring Red Hat for $34 billion, the companies said on Sunday. IBM intends to close the transaction through a combination of cash and debt.

Lockheed Martin wins $5.8 million Office of Naval Research 3-D printing research contract

Lockheed Martin and the Office of Naval Research are exploring how to apply artificial intelligence to train robots to independently oversee—and optimize—3-D printing of complex parts.

Amazon, Iridium launching satellite cloud-based Internet of Things solution next year

Amazon and Iridium are launching Iridium CloudConnect, a satellite cloud-based solution that offers global coverage for Internet of Things (IoT) applications in 2019.