Tag Archives: 5G

Dell Technologies’ Kirsten Billhardt: Faster Access to Insights via Edge Computing Key to Accelerating Agency Mission

Kirsten Billhardt, global marketing director for edge and IoT solutions at Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL), said edge computing could help government agencies empower their employees to accelerate and carry out missions by providing them quick access to insights and intelligence. “By having access to intelligence right where data is being …

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SAP’s Frank Wilde: Edge Computing Paired With 5G, Data Platform Key to Improving Customer Experience

Frank Wilde, vice president of the Global Center of Excellence at SAP (NYSE: SAP), said edge computing combined with a data platform and advanced connectivity could help government agencies improve citizen and employee experiences. “Edge computing combined with 5G and a robust data platform also allows agencies to make better …

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DARPA, Linux Foundation to Collaborate on Open Source Innovation Project

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Linux Foundation have signed an agreement to establish an umbrella organization to help the U.S. government advance use of open source software and accelerate innovation in the areas of 5G, artificial intelligence, edge, internet of things and other technologies. The US Government …

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Vectrus to Support Navy 5G Implementation; Corinne Minton-Package Quoted

A Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary will help Naval Base Coronado implement 5G-ready environmental sensing, robotic material handling and inventory management platforms to support U.S. Navy transshipment activity. Vectrus Systems will help build the installation’s 5G Smart Warehouse system as part of a $600 million Department of Defense investment to test …

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: A Guide for Emerging Technologies Impacting Government in 2021 and Beyond

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks has published his latest feature as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Friday exploring the various categories of the emerging technologies that are heavily influencing the federal marketplace and government heading into 2021 and beyond. You can read Chuck Brooks’ latest GovCon Expert article on GovConWire.

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DOD’s Ellen Purdy Addresses Spectrum Capabilities & Advancing Networks During Potomac Officers Club Virtual Event

Ellen Purdy Department of Defense

Ellen Purdy, director of emerging capabilities and prototyping initiatives and analysis at the Department of Defense (DOD), recently discussed the challenges of the electromagnetic spectrum, including spectrum competition in a contested and congested environment. She spoke about how enablers such as partnerships and technological innovation can overcome these hurdles, during Potomac Officers Club’s Achieving Spectrum Dominance in the Digital Battlespace Virtual Event

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Lance Spencer of AT&T Moderates Expert Panel at Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit

Lance Spencer, client executive vice president with AT&T Public Sector, moderated “The DoD Journey to 5G: Where We Are, Where Do We Need to Be, and What’s Next” Panel during Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit. The panelists addressed emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new …

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Air Force Announces $99M Sensor Tech Research Program

The Air Force Research Laboratory plans to solicit research proposals for the potential $99 million Multi-Spectral Sensing Technologies Research and Development program. A notice posted Tuesday on the beta SAM website says AFRL’s multispectral sensing and detection division (RYM) plans to award at least two cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts under the MUSTER …

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CISA Issues RFI for Priority Communications Services Procurement Effort

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has asked industry for information on available communications capabilities as it plans to recompete $500 million in contracts for priority voice, data and video communications and information services during natural disasters and national security emergencies, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. A request for information published …

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NIST, Nokia to to Collaborate on 5G Architecture Security Demo

Nokia has been selected to demonstrate the security features of a 5G architecture for the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. Nokia said Thursday it will collaborate with NCCoE and other vendors in effort to help public and private sector organizations secure the 4G-5G transition …

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