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VMware Products Claim Important Certification; Aileen Black Comments

VMware (NYSE: VMW) announced the firm’s Sphere 4.0 and vCenter Server 4.0 products have picked up Common Criteria certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4 (EAL4+) under the Common Criteria Evaluation and Certification Scheme (CCS). According to the firm, “Common Criteria is an international set of guidelines (ISO 15408) that provides …

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NJVC Presents Hall of Fame Inductees; President Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC welcomed the first class of inductees into the firm’s Hall of Fame as the company celebrates its 10-year anniversary. The Hall of Fame honors former NJVC (and associated parent company) employees who significantly contributed to the company’s growth. The inductees last night were feted at a special reception in …

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TSPC Welcomes Quest Software Public Sector Aboard; QSPS CEO Paul Garver Comments

Quest Software Public Sector has joined the Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP) as a silver member. TSCP works to create secure information-sharing solutions in highly sensitive environments. “With cybersecurity and identity and access management being some of Quest Software’s key business and thought leadership areas, we’re eager to collaborate with …

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Friday’s Featured Job: Business Development Director, State Dept., Allied Technology

GENERAL SUMMARY: Performs a wide range of capture management and business development tasks for the ATG Rosslyn, Enterprise Solutions Division (ESD) for agencies in the United State Foreign Affairs community supporting identification of prospective contracting opportunities, qualifying opportunities for pursuit, developing and executing capture strategies, and proposal management and development. …

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Northrop Grumman’s Ship Comes In: Pair of Navy Deals for Defense Giant

“Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $67, 145, 839 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification (62793-07-C-0001) for continuation of fiscal 2011 advance planning efforts to prepare and make ready for the defueling and inactivation of the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and its reactor plants.  This effort will provide for all advanced …

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Larry Ellison Breaks Down Oracle’s Investment in Mellanox

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) has organized a strategic investment in Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX) (TASE: MLNX), a firm focused on end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage systems. The firms have had a working partnership and the move figures to enhance that relationship. According to Oracle, “Mellanox’s InfiniBand is the …

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Symantec Pulls Back Curtain on Financial Numbers

Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) released results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011. “I am pleased with the execution in the quarter, in particular the strong performance in backup and archiving and continued momentum in hosted services and data loss prevention. In addition, we saw growth in the public sector, …

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Harris Picks Up Another Option on Lucrative Air Force Deal

Harris (NYSE:HRS) picked up a third option year for work on the Network and Space Operations and Maintenance (NSOM) program for the U.S. Air Force. The option is valued at $64 million. According to the firm, “Harris will continue to provide operations and maintenance support to the 50th Space Wing’s …

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Melissa Hathaway to Speak at ANSI Caucus Luncheon

Melissa Hathaway, renowned cybersecurity thought leader, is set to speak at the American National Standards Institute Caucus Luncheon held in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 12. The caucus will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the National Press Club. Hathaway leads her own firm, Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC, …

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Thales, Iridium Satellite Construction Partnership Moves Forward; Iridium’s Matt Desch Remarks

Thales Alenia Space’s deal with Iridium Communication (Nasdaq: IRDM) for 81 communication satellites for use in the Iridium NEXT low-orbit constellation is well underway. According to Thales, “with the closing of Iridium’s Coface credit facility, the FSD (Full Scale System Development) contract between Iridium and Thales Alenia Space replaces the  …

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