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Rick Lober: Hughes Eyes ‘New Space’ & Satcom Developments in Defense Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the company is working with partners such as OneWeb to pursue opportunities from the emergence of the “new space” or Space 2.0 sector in efforts …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: Hybrid, On-Premise Cloud Key to Fed IT Security Amid Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said the government can leverage on-premise and hybrid cloud platforms to address security requirements under the federal information technology modernization initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 16. “Digital transformation, powered by secure hybrid …

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Inmarsat’s New Office in Norway to Drive Digital Tech Use in Maritime Community

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Inmarsat will work to advance the use of digital technologies in the shipping industry through the launch of a new office at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center in Alesund, Norway, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it seeks to increase collaboration with third-party innovators and digital disrupters …

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Cisco to Share Threat Intell With Interpol Under Joint Cyber Crime Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has entered into an agreement with the International Criminal Police Organization to pursue cyber threat intelligence sharing in a joint effort to combat cyber crime and cyber-enabled crimes, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will specifically collaborate with the …

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Unisys to Design Cloud-Based Education Resourcing System for New Zealand

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will deliver a cloud-based automated Education Resourcing System to New Zealand’s ministry of education in support of the government’s 10-year digital transformation initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it will utilize the agile software development approach and application-platform-as-a-service model to design …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Network-Centric Approach Key to Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — Davis Johnson, vice president of U.S. public sector at Riverbed Technology, has said network modernization should be a priority for federal agencies as they pursue an updated information technology infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “An updated, modern approach, like a software-defined wide-area network, provides a solution that …

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SAP NS2 Places Investment for IT, Cyber Expansion in Virginia; Mark Testoni Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — SAP National Security Services (NYSE: SAP) is moving to expand its information technology and cybersecurity operations in Virginia with a planned $6 million investment and creation of nearly 100 new jobs, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority said Thursday SAP NS2 …

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Booz Allen Teams With NVIDIA on Future AI Training Program for Federal Employees

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has entered into a partnership with NVIDIA in the development of a hands-on training program on artificial intelligence for employees at federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Nextgov reported Monday the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute will offer the program by early 2018 …

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BAE Systems Gives New Name for US Business in Saudi Arabia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — BAE Systems has renamed its U.S. office in Saudi Arabia from “Land Services Arabia” to “BAE Systems Saudi America” with the aim to bolster industrial partnerships in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Arab News reported Tuesday services and technologies available via the Saudi office …

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DSA Subsidiary to Help Update Justice Dept Victim Notification System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — A Data Systems Analysts subsidiary will utilize Pegasystems‘ Pega 7 application development tool to update the Justice Department‘s Victim Notification System under a potential $6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DSA’s Project Performance Company said it will also work with Appriss, which develops software-based …

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