Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/16/2014

Wartsila to Buy L-3’s Marine Systems Int’l Business for $357M; MIchael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has agreed to sell its Marine Systems International business to Wartsila Corp. for $357 million in a move that L-3 CEO Michael Strianese says is part of the company’s plan to reshape its portfolio…
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Oracle Gets FedRAMP Board OK for Cloud SaaS Platform

Oracle has earned provisional authorization to offer software as a service to U.S. government agencies through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board gave the company’s Service Cloud platform authority to operate following an audit by a third-party assessment organization, Oracle said Monday
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Carl Hahn Joins Northrop as VP, Chief Compliance Officer; Sheila Cheston Comments

Carl Hahn, formerly associate general counsel and trust and compliance officer at IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM), has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as vice president and chief compliance officer. He will succeed the retiring Judy Perry Martinez on Jan…
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NRO Defense Payload Sent to Space on ULA-Built Rocket; Jim Sponnick Comments

United Launch Alliance helped the National Reconnaissance Office launch a classified national defense satellite aboard an ULA-built rocket on Friday. The company’s Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle 541 lifted off Friday at 7:19 p…
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Steve Harris: Dell Networking Switches Get DoD Interoperability, Info Assurance Certification

Several of Dell‘s networking switches have received certification from the Defense Department on interoperability and information assurance capabilities and are now included in the DoD Unified Capabilities Approved Products List…
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