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Carl D’Alessandro, VP for Global Business Dev’t at Harris, Named to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 31, 2017 — Carl D’Alessandro, former president for critical networks at Harris Corp., has been selected for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in air traffic control and communications. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive …

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Harris, Avtec Enter Reseller Agreement on Public Safety Dispatch Consoles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2017 — A business unit of Harris (NYSE: HRS) has formed a strategic partnership with Avtec to resell the latter’s dispatch console system to public safety, energy, government and industry customers in North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Avtec said Wednesday Harris’ public safety and professional communications division will …

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CenturyLink, Level 3 Shareholders OK $34B Merger Deal

Shareholders at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) have separately approved the deal originally announced in October 2016 for CenturyLink to buy Level 3 for approximately $34 billion in a cash-and-stock transaction. Holders of approximately 81.2 percent of all outstanding shares in Level 3 voted in favor of the merger …

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Veritas Capital Raises $3.6B for Future Investment in Midmarket Tech Companies

Veritas Capital has raised $3.55 billion to fund future investments in technology-focused middle-market companies that support government-related and commercial organizations across various sectors. The private equity investment firm said Wednesday Veritas Capital Fund VI, which exceeded the target hard cap of $3 billion in four months, could go to investments in sectors such …

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Bill Grabner Appointed Federal Sales Regional VP at Broadsoft

Bill Grabner, a 19-year business development veteran and former BD senior vice president at Phacil, has joined communication software and service provider Broadsoft as regional VP for federal sales, Broadsoft has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Grabner will hold responsibility over engagement functions with federal agencies and industry partners at Broadsoft, which offers …

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RapidSOS Appoints Former Raytheon Chair, CEO William Swanson to Advisory Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 13, 2017 — RapidSOS has named William Swanson, former Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) chairman and CEO, to the advisory board of the New York-based emergency communications technology company, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Swanson has at least 40 years of experience in cybersecurity, defense and communications, RapidSOS said Tuesday. He held various …

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ACT I to Provide Acquisition Support to DHS Cyber & Comms Office; Michael Niggel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 2, 2016 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International will provide acquisition support to the cybersecurity and communications office within the Department of Homeland Security‘s national programs and protection directorate under a three-year, $21 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The task order was awarded through the General …

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Harris’ Falcon III Radio Receives NSA Certification to Utilize MUOS Waveform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 18, 2016 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received certification from the National Security Agency to allow the Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack radio system to operate with the Defense Department‘s Mobile User Objective System waveform, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the AN/PRC-117G can now utilize the MUOS waveform in efforts to …

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SES, Raytheon Vet Kevin Benedict Joins DataPath as US Govt Sales SVP

Kevin Benedict, former vice president of business development at SES Government Solutions, has joined Atlanta-based remote field communications and information technology provider DataPath as senior VP of U.S. government sales. DataPath said Tuesday Benedict will oversee efforts to expand the company’s work with U.S. defense, intelligence and civilian agencies customers and takes his new role …

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Motorola Solutions Closes Spillman Technologies Buy; Bruce Brda Comments

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has completed its purchase of Spillman Technologies, which will be part of the Illinois-based communications technology provider’s smart public safety solutions business. Bruce Brda, executive vice president of products and services at Motorola Solutions, said Thursday the company made the acquisition with the goal to market …

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