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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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HPE’s Earl Matthews: Organizational Leaders Should Drive Cyber Awareness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2016 — Earl Matthews, vice president of U.S. public sector enterprise security solutions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), has said organizations should aim to develop a risk-aware culture to support cybersecurity efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GCN reported April 13 Matthews told his audience at FireEye‘s (Nasdaq: FEYE) Insider …

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Australia Shortlists BAE, Fincantieri, Navantia as Options to Produce Frigates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2016 — BAE Systems, Fincantieri or Navantia has the potential to produce new frigates for the Australian navy under a $27 billion program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Defense News reported Monday the Australian defense ministry will choose from the three companies to begin work on the frigates in …

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Orbital ATK to Provide Weapons Systems to DoD Under New Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide mortar weapon systems and non-U.S. standard ammunition to the Defense Department under a $20 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the contract is a follow-on award to a three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that concluded in …

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Unisys’ John Kendall: Border Security Agencies Should Leverage Iris Scanning Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — John Kendall, Unisys (NYSE: UIS) director of public sector and security programs for the Asia-Pacific region, has said iris scanning technology can help border security agents monitor people who enter the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Kendall wrote in a blog post published Friday that agents …

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Parsons, NSA Hold Cyberdefense Competition for Military Students; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — Parsons and the National Security Agency have partnered on a cybersecurity competition for students of military institutions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said April 12 the Cyber Defense Exercise was held at its cyber center in Maryland, with the winners announced Friday. “We are continually reminded not only of …

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Northrop Eyes Commercial Market as Alternative for Experimental Spaceplane

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) could launch its XS-1 concept in the commercial market as an alternative to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Experimental Spaceplane-1 program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “If a responsive system can be built and start to fly with some flight rate for the …

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Vencore Lands DARPA Contract for DDoS Defense Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2016 — Vencore will provide research, development, test and evaluation services to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Extreme DDoS Defense program under a potential $7.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the program works to augment computer network defense resilience against …

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Deloitte: US Aerospace & Defense Exports Grew Almost 60% Over 5 Years

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2016 — A report from Deloitte indicates that exports in the U.S. aerospace and defense sector increased by 58.9 percent over the past five years to reach $143.3 billion in 2015, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the A&D industry in the U.S. exported the most …

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Polycom’s Sean Berg: Public Sector Agencies to Emerge as “Workplace of the Future”

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 14, 2016 — Sean Berg, vice president of Polycom’s (Nasdaq: PLCM) public sector business, has said government agencies continue to evolve into the “workplace of the future” as they adopt video collaboration platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Berg said in an interview with Public Sector View posted Thursday that the growth in …

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