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Matt Desch: Iridium Looks to IoT as Area for Business Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said the company is building on its internet of things capabilities as an area for business growth, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Via Satellite reported Monday that Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told the audience …

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Iridium Enters Partnership in Push for Low-Power Space IoT; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will collaborate with Magnitude Space to study the potential of low-power global area network technology to deliver space-based internet of things services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The memorandum of understanding between the two companies is part of Iridium’s efforts to …

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AT&T Eyes Work Under GSA’s $50B Contract for Telecom Services; Kay Kapoor Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will pursue work to provide telecommunications services and technologies to government agencies through its position under the General Services Administration‘s $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Aug. 1 the EIS vehicle serves to replace the Washington Interagency …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Cloud Key for Agencies to Manage IoT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said agencies can utilize cloud computing technology to manage the volumes of data generated from the Internet of Things, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Cloud provides federal agencies with the improved flexibility, scalability and storage capacity they …

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Vencore Labs Presents IoT Tech at INSA-Hosted Innovators’ Showcase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2017 — A Vencore unit participated at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s 2017 Innovators’ Showcase with a demonstration of its Internet of Things technologies before an audience consisting of U.S. government engineers and scientists, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Vencore Labs delivered three presentations for the IoT panel …

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Microsoft IoT Hub Now Generally Available on Azure Government Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled an Internet of Things hub that aims to assist Azure Government cloud customer agencies in efforts to track, manage and secure connected devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Tom Keane, general manager of the Microsoft Azure engineering team, wrote in a …

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UL LLC Receives DARPA Grant for IoT/Cybersecurity Risk Testing

U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded a grant to UL to help mitigate security risks for cybersecurity testing of the Internet of Things (IoT) and design gateways for industrial control system (ICS) applications. The DARPA grant will enable UL to identify the main areas of an industrial IoT gateway that relates to …

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AT&T Installs IoT Tech at Maxwell AFB to Create ‘Smart Base’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 7, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will install Internet of Things technologies such as network-connected sensors at Maxwell Air Force Base to support operations and resources at the military facility, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will also perform proof-of-concept demonstrations of the “smart base” …

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AT&T, IBM, Symantec, Nokia, Palo Alto, Trustonic Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2017 — Six technology companies have formed an alliance that aims to promote awareness, drive collaboration and advance technology development on internet of things security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AT&T (NYSE: T) said Wednesday it is part of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance that also includes IBM (NYSE: IBM), …

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Mitre Names Winner of IoT Security Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2017 — Mitre has selected the winning team in the Mitre Unique Identification of Things challenge that sought to develop strategies to address security issues associated with the Internet of Things, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Friday a Ciena hardware engineer led the winning team from Georgia that won $50,000, while teams …

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