Tag Archives: mobile devices

Navy Plans Further Network Improvements After NGEN Transition

Officials in charge of the U.S. Navy‘s migration from the Navy Marine Corps Intranet to the Next Generation Enterprise Network expect the project to be finished by Sept. 30, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu reports that once the estimated 300, 000 users have moved to the government-owned, contractor-operated NGEN vehicle, the Navy will …

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Rob Anderson: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon to Help Marine Corps Test Mobile Devices

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected AT&T (NYSE: T),  Sprint (NYSE: S) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) for a program to test the use of personal devices by civilian and uniformed employees at work, Federal Times reported Friday. Nicole Blake Johnson writes 20 loaned devices running the Android and Apple’s iOS operating systems will be …

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Raytheon BBN, GrammaTech Form Malware Detection Tech Team; Jack Marin Comments

A team comprising of a Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary and GrammaTech has been awarded a $4.8 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technologies for protecting information technology devices from malware and other backdoor attacks. Raytheon BBN Technologies and GrammaTech will work to develop techniques and tools …

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Secret Service Looks to Implement Mobile Device Management System

The U.S. Secret Service has issued a request for information on its plan to adopt new technology for managing mobile devices and applications across the agency’s networks, Nextgov reported Thursday. Katherine McIntire Peters writes that the service is considering implementing a unified mobile device management system/application store architecture to ensure …

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AT&T, Verizon, A&T Systems Win $200M VA Mobile Device IDIQ

AT&T Mobility (NYSE: T), Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) and telecommunications infrastructure firm A&T Systems have won positions on a potential $200 million contract to provide mobile devices and services to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA also plans to acquire voice, text and data services through the five-year National …

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GSA Picks 43 Small Businesses for IT Commodity Program; Mary Davie Comments

The General Services Administration has selected 43 small businesses to provide information technology products to agencies, GSA said Thursday. Under the National Information Technology Commodity Program, companies provide agencies equipment such as mobile devices, computers and equipment for teleconferencing and data centers through blanket purchase agreements. GSA sells nearly $1.7 …

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Verizon, AT&T to Provide DISA iPads for Mobility Test

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded contracts to Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T (NYSE: T) for Apple and Samsung mobile devices, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller reports DISA made the purchase with aims at expanding its program to acquire commercial mobile devices. According to Nextgov, the agency acquired …

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