Despite tight federal budgets during the next several years, Dell Computer Corp. will continue to acquire companies to further deepen its footprint as a government services provider. And it has $15 billion in cash to do so.
Dell said April 7 that it plans to spend $1 billion in cloud technology over its next fiscal year.
Justice Department awards its IT Support Services IV contract to 20 companies who will now compete for task orders.
Dell Corp. has closed its acquisition of SecureWorks Inc., a provider of information security services. Details of the cash transaction were not reported.
The federal government can save $1 trillion through 2020 by consolidating infrastructure, combining supply chains and reducing energy consumption among other moves.
Richard Pineda has been promoted to lead Dell Corp.’s Federal Government Services organization, replacing Lee Carrick, who has left the company.
Dell says its deal to buy an information security company will expand its portfolio of on-demand IT services.
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Dell Corp. will pay $27.75 per share in cash for each share of Compellent Technologies Inc., a provider of virtualized storage solutions, for a total equity value of approximately $960 million.
Kathleen Hines has joined Dell Services Federal Government Division as director of contracts and is responsible for leading all of Dell’s federal contract and procurement operations.
46 contractors will compete for task orders under the FBI’s eight-year, $30 billion Information Technology Supplies and Support Services contract, known as IT Triple S.
Recruiting top-level government contractor executives involves a feeling-out process, something akin to a dance, before negotiations can begin. Both sides have certain restrictions and play their hands close to the vest.