Tag Archives: public safety

Randy Fuerst: JerseyNet Connects First Responders During Papal Visit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1,  2015 — Oceus Networks sought to provide secure interagency communications with the activation of the JerseyNet 4G LTE broadband network for first responders during Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia this week, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “Oceus was pleased to play a role in ensuring the success of …

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Air National Guard Picks Harris TACP Networked System for Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 16, 2015 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $13 million order to provide the U.S. Air National Guard with tactical radio systems for integration into high mobility multiwheeled vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Harris said the contract also includes installation, training and related support work on …

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Motorola Solutions Buys PublicEngines for Intelligence-Led Policing; Bob Schassler Comments

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has further added to its public safety portfolio with the acquisition of PublicEngines, a Utah-based provider of citizen engagement and public safety products for government and law enforcement agencies. “The acquisition of PublicEngines reinforces Motorola Solutions’ commitment to helping our customers implement intelligence-led strategies that deter crime and improve outcomes, ” Bob Schassler, …

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Motorola Adds Public Safety Tech with Emergency CallWorks Buy

Motorola Solutions moved to grow its public safety communications portfolio with the acquisition of call-taking software maker Emergency CallWorks for an undisclosed amount. The purchase is intended to help Motorola’s government and commercial clients leverage a web-based emergency call answering system in their command centers, Motorola Solutions said Thursday. Bob Schassler, executive …

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Haywood Talcove: LexisNexis to Purchase BAIR Analytics for Public Safety Tech Push

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has agreed to buy BAIR Analytics in a move to help law enforcement organizations accelerate the criminal investigation process with technology. BAIR Analytics builds data analysis, mapping and visualization tools for public safety agencies to examine and predict crime patterns, LexisNexis said Tuesday. Haywood Talcove, CEO of …

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Chuck Prow Elevates at IBM to Lead Global Government Sales

Chuck Prow, managing partner responsible for IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global public sector, has been elevated to the role of industry general manager for global government and will oversee the company’s sales to agencies worldwide, Prow broke to GovCon Wire this week. The consulting and technology veteran is now responsible for …

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Deltek’s Chris Dixon: US Governors Highlight Education, Public Safety on Their 2014 Agendas

A Deltek analyst says U.S. governors highlighted education public safety, justice and social services as areas for policy initiatives in their 2014 state of the state addresses, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Chris Dixon, a Deltek senior manager of state and local industry analysis, believes that contractors could shape their business development strategies around …

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Stacy Schwartz, Paul Girardi Promoted to VP Ranks at AT&T Government Solutions

Stacy Schwartz and Paul Girardi, both formerly executive directors of sales at AT&T Government Solutions (NYSE: T), have been promoted to vice president at the telecommunications company’s federal government division. Schwartz will serve as VP of public safety and Girardi has been appointed VP of business development, AT&T said Tuesday. …

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Harris Wins Intl Public Safety Radio System Contract; Steve Marschilok Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $31 million contract to install a nationwide radio system for emergency responders in Trinidad and Tobago, Harris said Friday. The company aims to have more than 6, 500 emergency responders in the military, law enforcement and government sectors connected to one interoperable system …

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KBR Wins $127M for US Base Operations Support; Rich Ambrose Comments

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has won a $127 million contract to provide base operations support services for U.S. troops stationed in Africa, the company said Wednesday. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains one base year and three option years, which could extend work through 2017. Work at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti and …

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