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Iridium Records 12% Growth in Q1 2019 Revenue; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) reported $133.7M in total revenue for the first quarter of 2019, up 12 percent from the same period last year. The company said Tuesday the total number of billable subscribers rose to 1.15M in Q1 2019, showing a year-over-year growth of 16 percent associated with the …

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Salesforce’s Casey Coleman: Cloud Platforms Can ‘Build Trust’ in Government Services

Casey Coleman, senior vice president of global government solutions at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), said that agencies should implement cloud computing platforms to address the needs of people they serve and increase their confidence in the government. Coleman wrote that cloud services could enable agencies to immediately address the “trust gap” …

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NTT DATA’s Shamlan Siddiqi Suggests Measures to Manage Cyber Posture After Government Shutdown

Shamlan Siddiqi, chief technology officer of NTT DATA’s public sector business, has offered five suggestions for organizations to strengthen their cybersecurity posture following the partial government shutdown. The shutdown ended on Feb. 15 after President Donald Trump signed into law an appropriations package that would fund the rest of the government …

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New Jacobs Campaign, Investments Push Tech-Enabled Answers to Global Issues; Darren Kraabel Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 27, 2019 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has unveiled a campaign and investment effort that aim to advance technologies that work to address global issues such as urbanization, climate change, water supply, security and digital proliferation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Feb. 19 the …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: IT Modernization Key to Utilize New Tech, Improve Outcomes for US

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 21, 2019 — Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said emerging technology trends such as artificial intelligence, software-defined network infrastructure and the internet of things are key drivers of information technology modernization in the federal government, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Booz Allen Names IoT, AI, Info Warfare in Cyber Threat Outlook Report for 2019

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 8, 2019 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has said threat actors could have the capability to utilize new attack vectors, information warfare, internet-of-things botnets and adware networks against companies and consumers in 2019, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said in its “2019 Cyber Threat Outlook” …

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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Elected to Unisys Board; Peter Altabef Quoted

Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) and a four-time Wash100 winner, has been elected to serve on Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) board of directors beginning in January. He will bring to Unisys his experience in its core focus industries that include government, transportation and travel, the company said Wednesday. Before Iridium, …

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NTT Group to Help Las Vegas & Nevada Gov’t Adopt Smart City Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — NTT Group will work with the state of Nevada and city of Las Vegas in an effort to implement a distributed smart city platform built on the Cognitive Foundation architecture for information and communications technology management, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NTT Data and other affiliated …

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ForeScout’s Niels Jensen: Agencies Should Close Visibility Gap to Ensure Internet of Things Security

Niels Jensen, senior vice president of Americas sales at ForeScout Technologies (Nasdaq: FSCT), has said federal agencies should have visibility of their internet-of-things-based devices in order to protect their network infrastructure from cyber threats. He wrote that information technology administrators at agencies should deploy tools designed to detect and implement …

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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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