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Avaya Previews US, European Emergency Number Groups’ Partnership to Update First Responder Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Mark Fletcher, chief architect of Avaya’s worldwide public safety solutions business, is co-chair of an accessibility committee working group within the National Emergency Number Association that has partnered with its European counterpart to standardize a first responder strategy that utilizes modern technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The …

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McKinsey Uses Benchmarking Methodology to Measure Gov’t Productivity Through Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — A McKinsey and Company research organization has unveiled a benchmarking methodology that serves to measure government productivity in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of its spending, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The McKinsey Center for Government’s Government Productivity Scope works to analyze government expenditures in healthcare, education, public …

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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor: Public-Private Partnership to Drive FirstNet Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s (NYSE: T) global public sector solutions business, has said the company will work with the First Responder Network Authority to migrate the public safety traffic to the band 14 network over the next five years, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. She told …

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Kay Kapoor Named President of AT&T’s Newly Formed Global Public Sector Business

Kay Kapoor, formerly head of federal business at AT&T (NYSE: T), has been named president of a newly created global public sector segment that consolidates the company’s government and education businesses. AT&T, which posted nearly $15 billion in public sector sales during 2016, offers communications and information technology platforms to government and education …

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AT&T Lands $6.5B FirstNet Contract to Deploy Public Safety Broadband Network; Kay Kapoor Comments

The First Responder Network Authority has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential $6.5 billion contract to build a national public safety broadband network for first responders under a 25-year public-private partnership. AT&T will invest approximately $40 billion to develop, field and maintain the national wireless network over the next 25 years …

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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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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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Bruce Brda: Motorola Eyes Public Safety Software Portfolio Expansion Through Spillman Purchase

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has announced plans to purchase Spillman Technologies for an undisclosed amount in an effort to expand the communications platforms provider’s portfolio of records management systems and computer-assisted dispatch software targeted at public safety agencies. The companies said Monday they expect the deal to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2016 in a …

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BAE Systems to Help Critical Response Group Deliver Visual Emergency Mgmt Plans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 12, 2016 — A BAE Systems geospatial technology will support a newly established business unit within The Rodgers Group by serving as a platform to convert text-based emergency action plans into collaborative response visuals, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The public safety consulting firm’s new Critical Response Group said Tuesday it will use BAE Systems’ Geospatial eXploitation platform …

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AT&T’s Stacy Schwartz: Video, Mobility Key Growth Areas in Public Safety Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2016 — Stacy Schwartz, vice president for public safety within AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) government solutions business, has said the public safety market is seeing increased adoption of video and mobility technologies, which organizations also use in combination to drive collaboration. “Mobile networks support the sharing of the …

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