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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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AT&T to Deploy Spectrum Allotted for FirstNet Public Safety Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will begin to field the Band 14 spectrum to first responders as it aims to deliver a national public safety broadband network under a task order from the First Responder Network Authority, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. FirstNet said Wednesday the company will deploy …

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Microsoft, CompTIA Offer IT Training for Military Veterans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and the Computing Technology Industry Association have teamed to offer information technology training to military service members transitioning to civilian life, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. CompTIA said Tuesday the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will accept the organization’s Network+ and Security+ …

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Mike Leff: AT&T Looks to Innovation, ‘3rd Gen’ Network to Support Public Sector Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2017 — Mike Leff, vice president for strategy and operations within AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) global public sector business, has said the company is working to develop a “third-generation” network that is software-defined and data-driven in order to support customer missions. “[Customers] will be able to download …

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Vencore’s Research Arm to Help Advance Airborne Comms for DARPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2017 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Vencore‘s research arm a 17-month, $2.5 million contract to help update airborne systems and networks under a program that seeks to ensure uninterrupted communications, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Vencore Labs will build and deliver technology to support network and radio communications against interference …

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Hughes Launches Wide-Area Network Optimization Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems has launched a new enterprise-grade wide-area network optimization tool designed to assist multi-branch organizations in providing network support across branch locations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Dec. 15 the Hughes ActiveClassifier will work to automatically evaluate traffic flows in real time …

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American Systems Extends IT, Managed Hosting Support for DSCA FMS Platform; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2016 — American Systems will continue to deliver managed hosting and information technology services for the Defense Security Cooperation Agency‘s Security Cooperation Enterprise Solution under a five-year, $36.6 million task order,  ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will provide foreign military sales application hosting, end …

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DISA Releases VMware Mobility Mgmt System’s Security Technical Implementation Guide; Bill Rowan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2016 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) AirWatch 9.X enterprise mobility management platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The STIG aims to define AirWatch 9.X’s information technology cybersecurity policies, requirements and controls, as well as its installation requirements across Defense Department networks, VMware said Thursday. “Federal …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Could Support Mobile Gov’t Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has said the company’s Global Xpress commercial satellite network could help address the mobile needs of government users, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Global Xpress is a commercial Ka-band network designed to work with government military satellite …

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Komatsu to Offer Telematics Services With Iridium Asset-Tracking Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 — Iridium (Nasdaq: IRDM) has entered into an agreement with Japan-based construction and mining equipment manufacturer Komatsu to integrate their asset tracking and monitoring service and vehicle monitoring technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Komatsu’s KOMTRAX system will use Iridium’s network to deliver information on vehicle location and …

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