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Polycom-Genband Unified Comms Offering Now JITC-Certified; Sean Berg Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2016 — The combined offering of Polycom‘s (Nasdaq: PLCM) VVX voice and video technology and Genband‘s Application Server has received certification under the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Joint Interoperability Test Command, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Genband said Monday the integrated offering will be available for deployment to Defense Department communication …

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Riverbed’s WAN Optimization Tool Gets DISA STIG Certification; Davis Johnson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2016 — Riverbed Technology has received a security certification from the Defense Information Systems Agency for the company’s SteelHead wide-area network optimization technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Riverbed said Wednesday DISA certified SteelHead as compliant with the Secure Technical Implementation Guide standards, which would facilitate its deployment …

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AT&T to Support DISA’s UHF/LOS Comms Network Under $75M Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential five-year, $74.6 million contract to provide Northstar long-haul telecommunications services and related transmission circuits in support of DISA’s ultra-high frequency/line-of-sight communications platform. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract awarded by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization has a one-year base term …

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HPE, WWT to Deliver Enterprise Data Storage Tech to DISA; Joe Ayers Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2016 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has partnered with World Wide Technology to provide enterprise data storage services to the Defense Information Systems Agency under a $427 million contract awarded to WWT, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. WWT said April 13 the Enterprise Storage Services II contract covers the …

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Microsoft Eyes FedRAMP High, DISA Levels 4 & 5 Authorization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has been selected to help develop the high-impact baseline for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program as part of a pilot initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Separate company blog posts published Tuesday indicated that the pilot works to support Microsoft’s efforts to …

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AT&T Eyes Comms Services for DISA Under GNS Contract; Kay Kapoor Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will seek to provide communications services to the Defense Information Systems Agency through potential task orders awarded under the $4.3 billion Global Networking Services contract, GovCon Executive reported March 2. The company said March 1 it will offer software-defined networking, network integration and …

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Pentagon Kicks Off Bids for $17B ‘Encore III’ IT Contract

The Defense Department has started to accept bids for a potential 10-year, $17.5 billion contract that will cover global information technology services to military and defense customers, Nextgov reported Thursday. Frank Konkel writes the Defense Information Systems Agency issued the request for proposals for the Encore III contract that is intended as a …

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Diane Murray to Lead Deloitte’s Federal Civilian Sector; Dan Helfrich Comments

Diane Murray, a principal at Deloitte Consulting and an 18-year information technology consulting veteran, has been named leader of Deloitte‘s federal civilian sector. She succeeds Dan Helfrich, who has taken a new role as head of the federal practice at the professional services company, Deloitte said Monday. “[Murray] has the first-hand experience in helping …

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Iridium to Update DoD Network Gateway for Satellite Connectivity; Scott Scheimreif Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will help update the Defense Department‘s network gateway under an $8.57 million task order from the Defense Information Systems Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the award works to provide distributed tactical communications services to DoD and support access to …

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DISA Awards CenturyLink 4 Network Services Task Orders; Tim Meehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2016 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will provide network and data transmission support for the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Defense Information Systems Network under four task orders worth $10 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the networks in Colorado, Virginia, Alabama and Nebraska will be provided …

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