Hot Tech Projects at Facebook, Pfizer and 37 Other Organizations

In this week's edition of IT Projects: The Inside Scoop, we highlight IT activity across 39 Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies, including Aetna, Facebook, and Pfizer. Information for this feature is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at DiscoverOrg.

In this week's roundup of the hottest tech projects, we highlight IT activity across 39 Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies, including Aetna, Facebook, and Pfizer.

Information for this feature is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at DiscoverOrg and covers technology deployments, software implementations, and IT department changes across Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies. DiscoverOrg provides a constantly updated database of IT org charts and direct contact information on IT executives in Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies.

IT Projects: The Inside Scoop (Aug. 24-Sept. 12, 2011)





Hartford, CT

Upgrading 500 Windows XP workstations to Windows 7.

Bank of Nova Scotia

Toronto, ON

Signed a seven-year agreement with CGI Group for a global rollout of cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service solution, called CGI Trade360.

Barclays Capital

New York, NY

Standardizes on Infoblox's IP address management (IPAM) platform throughout its global network.


Chattanooga, TN

Has successfully completed a $6 million effort to encrypt all at-rest data throughout its enterprise. 

Big Lots

Columbus, OH

Implementing SAP for its wholesale and retail divisions. 

Bio-Rad Laboratories

Hercules, CA

Implementing SAP ERP globally.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding

Mclean, VA

Force 3 successfully deploys network access control.

Capital One Financial

McLean, VA

Launches Android mobile banking application. 

Catalyst Health Solutions

Rockville, MD

Selects Equinix to host critical business functions, including claims processing and data warehousing.


Bloomfield, CT

In the midst of a $95 million strategic program for the deployment of new Cisco Network & VoIP Infrastructure, including Cisco Nexus 7000 CORE Infrastructure across two data centers. Organization will roll out Cisco Unified Communications UC/VOIP to 35,000 users, for 160 Domestic Sites, 70 International Sites and 45 Call Centers. The organization also recently deployed two Cisco 8 Server ASA VPN Clusters for two Data Centers. 


New York, NY

Joint venture migration is underway between CitiGroup Soloman Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley. During migration, all tech will transitioned to CitiGroup's DSI platform.


Mansfield, MA

Implementing 7,000-seat Salesforce SFA worldwide.

Department of Defense

Washington, DC

CIO Teri Takai is previewing policy directives on commercial cloud computing and cyber security as part of the procurement cycle.

Dow Corning

Midland, MI

Chooses SAP EHS Regulatory Documentation OnDemand to create product compliance documents for 14,000 Products in 100 countries.


Palo Alto, CA

Moved 30-petabyte Hadoop cluster to new data center in Prineville, OR. 

Fairview Health Services

Minneapolis, MN

Upgrading its Epic system to Epic 2010. Company also is deploying Service-Now CMS / CMDB.


Richardson, TX

Upgrading to Mac OS X 10.6, Adobe CS5, and Microsoft Office 2011.


Fairfield, CT

Built new LEED Platinum Certified data center.

Gilead Sciences

Foster City, CA

Jonathan Smith, the company's Lead Endpoint Services Analyst, is implementing Windows7/Office 2010. 

HD Supply

Orlando, FL

Rolling out dozens of distribution centers using SAP WM.


Birmingham, AL

Cerner to create a centralized EHR for patients, as well as computerized physician order entry and a closed loop medication administration system. Cerner will also provide application management and remote hosting services. 

Honeywell International

Morristown, NJ

Implementing SAP at the Plymouth manufacturing and Honeywell Lab facilities.


Lake Forest, IL

Migrating existing data center to a new managed facility.

Hudson's Bay Company

Toronto, ON

Selects Warehouse Management from Manhattan Associates.

K&L Gates

Pittsburgh, PA

Piloting Business Intelligence/Analytics based on Microsoft BI framework.


Milpitas, CA

Recently implemented new Cisco 7000 series data center switches.


Cincinnati, OH

Has selected Oracle's Agile Product Lifecycle Management. OhioHealth, Columbus, OH: Leveraging VHA PriceLYNX to effectively manage and monitor progress against aggressive cost reduction goals.

Northeast Georgia Health Systems

Gainesville, GA

Select Merge Healthcare iConnect Solution to strengthen Health Information Exchange (HIE) strategy. 


Louisville, KY

Successfully implemented Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation and Oracle Business Intelligence Applications on an Oracle data warehouse by partnering with Optimum Solutions.

Orange Regional Medical Center

Goshen, NY

Has implemented electronic health records system by Epic.


New York, NY

In the midst of implementation of SAP SCM Supply Network Collaboration.

Sara Lee

Downers Grove, IL

Implementing SAP across 11 production facilities, and retiring legacy IT platforms.

Saint Luke's Health System of MO

Kansas City, MO

Deploying Cisco Nexus 7000 switches. Reece Johnson is responsible for the deployment of the switches in the data center.

Swagelok Company

Solon, OH

Will replace its business systems with the enterprise resource planning application, SAP ERP. 


Houston, TX

Signs eight-year software licensing and services deal with Microsoft. Microsoft to provide latest versions and updates of Windows, Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, System Center, BizTalk and SQLServer. Deal also includes consultancy services. 


Arlington, VA

Making improvements in practices to patch and configure software on its wireless networks to improve cybersecurity.

UC San Francisco Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

Email system is being transferred to a centralized Outlook email system and upgraded to a current version. As part of the project, Microsoft Office, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, will be upgraded to Office 2010.

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

Working with IBM to double its high-performance computing power as part of a $1.8 million investment in its supercomputing system.

U.S. Army

This article was originally published on 09-14-2011
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