Hot Tech Projects at Facebook, Pfizer and 37 Other Organizations

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)

Company Location Project/s
Aetna 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.
BCBS of TN 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.
CIGNA 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
Citigroup 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.
Covidien 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.
Facebook 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.
Fossil Richardson, TX Upgrading to Mac OS X 10.6, Adobe CS5, and Microsoft Office 2011.
GE 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.
HealthSouth 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.
Hospira 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.
KLA-Tencor Milpitas, CA Recently implemented new Cisco 7000 series data center switches.
Kroger 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.
Res-Care 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.
Pfizer 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.
Tesco 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.
TSA 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 Arlington, VA Has frozen migration to Microsoft Email client to clean network.

Source: CIO Insight / DiscoverOrg, August 24-September 12, 2011.

CIO Insight Staff
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