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Christy Abizaid Confirmed to Lead National Counterterrorism Center; DNI Avril Haines Quoted

Christine Abizaid

Christy Abizaid, most recently vice president of global operations at Dell Technologies, has received Senate confirmation to serve as director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). “Christy brings a command of counterterrorism issues, leadership acumen, thoughtfulness, and enterprising approach that will enable her to effectively steer the Intelligence Community’s work on these issues and lead the CT mission into the future,” said Avril Haines, director of national intelligence and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Former EPA CIO Ann Dunkin to Lead DOE’s IT Activities

Ann Dunkin

Ann Dunkin, who has been Dell Technologies' chief technology officer for state and local government for over a year, will join the Department of Energy (DOE) as chief information officer. Dunkin, formerly the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) CIO, will succeed Rocky Campione, who stepped down from government service in early April 2021. 

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VMware and Dell Technologies Announce Spin-Off Agreement; Zane Rowe Quoted

VMware

The VMware Special Committee of independent directors and Dell Technologies announced that they have agreed to terms for VMware to be spun-off from Dell Technologies on Wednesday. The terms will simplify the corporate structure and include an $11.5-12.5 billion special cash dividend declared by the VMware Board to all VMware stockholders just before the spin-off and subject to all closing conditions' satisfaction. 

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Executive Mosaic Names 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; Cast Your 10 Votes TODAY

2021 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, has announced the recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. “We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award, said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. With the announcement, Executive Mosaic will begin to accept votes for this year’s Popular Vote Rankings.

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Sonny Bhagowalia: Data Centers Play a Critical Role in CBP Operations

Sonny Bhagowalia

Sonny Bhagowalia, acting assistant commissioner for information and technology and chief information officer at the Customs and Border Protection (CBP), said managed data centers still play a key role in supporting the operations of CBP. He said CBP has implemented a hybrid approach that uses cloud and on-premises data centers as it advances information technology modernization and carry out its mission. 

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L3Harris Team Wins Task Order to Modernize USAF Flight Simulator; Todd Gautier, Lt. Col. Rick Jaime Quoted

Todd Gautier

L3Harris Technologies has announced that the company will lead a team, including CAE, CymSTAR, Dell Technologies and Leidos, to help transform the U.S. Air Force’s flight simulator training used to help develop highly skilled air crews. The L3Harris team will support the Air Force’s Simulators Common Architecture Requirements and Standards (SCARS) program. 

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Akima Subsidiary Affigent Achieves Dell Technologies Titanium Tier Federal Partner; Carol Rivetti Quoted

Affigent

Affigent has recently recieved recognition for its technology offerings. With Dell Technologies Tiatinum tier, the company will be able to further expand its offerings to reach both the private and public sector as well as enhance its solutions to enable faster responses at a lower cost. 

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Steve Harris, Dell Technologies’ SVP & GM, Fifth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell Technologies, his fifth consecutive Wash100 Award. Executive Mosaic recognizes Harris for his commitment to innovation and the use of information technology, cloud adoption and other emerging technologies to improve American life.

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Suzette Kent: Emergency Alert System Test Seeks to Demonstrate Gov’t Digital Transformation

Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent has said the initial test of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System seeks to reflect the role of mobile platforms in advancing the federal government’s digital transformation efforts, MeriTalk reported Wednesday. “That in itself is a testament to how digital and mobile is a connectivity point between citizens and government,” Kent said of the first official test.

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