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Iridium Reports 17% Increase in Q3 2018 Revenue; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) posted $136M in revenue for the third quarter of 2018, up 17 percent from the prior year period. The company said Thursday the total number of subscribers grew to 1.09M in Q3 2018, reflecting a year-over-year increase of 15 percent associated with the rise in government …

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Iridium Plans Cloud-Based Satellite Service to Support AWS IoT; Matt Desch Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 18, 2018 — Amazon Web Services is collaborating with Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) to create a cloud-based satellite service that will work to support the former’s internet of things applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. Iridium said Sept. 27 its satellite network will underpin Iridium CloudConnect, which is …

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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler: Security is Key as Agencies Use IoT to Manage Data Across Sources

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 12, 2018 — Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ (Nasdaq: HDP) U.S. public sector business, has said government agencies should integrate security measures as they increasingly leverage the internet of things to manage data across multiple sources, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 5. Bierweiler said in a report …

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AT&T’s Mike Leff: ‘Robust’ Network for Military IoT to Drive ISR, Supply Chain Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 20, 2018 — Mike Leff, vice president for global defense at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) public sector business, has said a “robust” network with connectivity and security capabilities will deliver competitive advantage to the U.S. military as it seeks to leverage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data generated …

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Accenture, Thales Unveil Blockchain Tech for Supply Chain Security at Farnborough Air Show

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with Thales to demonstrate a blockchain-based supply chain security system at the Farnborough Air Show that runs through July 22 in England, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The platform, which is based on Linux‘s Hyperledger Fabric project, is designed to detect, …

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Parsons Survey Shows Lack of IT/OT Integration to Address Critical Infrastructure Cyber Gaps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — Parsons has found a lack of collaboration between information technology and operational technology engineers to address the increasing cyber risk present in the rising adoption of internet-connected devices in critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it surveyed 300 industrial control system …

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Matt Desch: Iridium to Continue Transformation Built on Satcom, Broadband Internet Capabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said the company anticipates its continued transformation into a mature company over the next 12 to 24 months as it nears the completion of its Iridium NEXT satellite communications network and builds on partnerships …

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AT&T Tapped to Help Air Force Advance Adoption, Use of Commercial Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 11, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has signed a five-year agreement with AT&T (NYSE: T) to help advance the use of modern technology at the service branch by sharing industry best practices about internet of things, cybersecurity and other innovations to the Air Force Academy, …

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Inmarsat to Collaborate With Greek Space Agency for Technology R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2018 — Inmarsat has signed an agreement with the space agency of Greece to collaborate on technology research and development as well as information-sharing efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its partnership with the Hellenic Space Agency covers the development of technologies for …

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Cisco to Support Luxembourg’s Digitization Around Cyber, Education, IoT & FinTech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 25, 2018 — Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) has signed an agreement with the government of Luxembourg on efforts to accelerate the country’s digital transformation around the areas of cybersecurity, education, financial technology and the internet of things, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the memorandum of understanding serves …

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