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Lenovo Closes IBM x86 Server Business Buy

Lenovo Closes IBM x86 Server Business Buy

Lenovo has completed the initial terms for its acquisition of IBM‘s x86 server business. Lenovo has bought the System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale… Read more »

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Charles Onstott: SAIC to Expand Partnership With VMware Through Partner Network

Charles Onstott: SAIC to Expand Partnership With VMware Through Partner Network

Science Applications International Corp. is now able to resell VMware technologies and bring cloud, virtualization and end user tools to its customers as a member of the VMware Partner Network. SAIC said Sept. 8… Read more »

GSA Taps Grunley Construction, Shalom Baranes for DHS HQ Project

GSA Taps Grunley Construction, Shalom Baranes for DHS HQ Project

Grunley Construction and Shalom Baranes Associates have been selected to refurbish the Center building at the Department of Homeland Security‘s St. Elizabeths campus in Southeast Washington. Once the renovation completes, the 270,000-square-foot… Read more »

General Dynamics Canada Opens Undersea Warfare Tech Hub; David Ibbetson Comments

General Dynamics Canada Opens Undersea Warfare Tech Hub; David Ibbetson Comments

General Dynamics‘ business arm in Canada has opened a new EDGE facility in Nova Scotia to facilitate further collaboration between academia, government and naval technology makers as they work with Canada’s… Read more »

Pentagon, Defense Industry Continues 3D Printing Adoption; Adm. James Winnefeld, Mark Johnson Comment

Pentagon, Defense Industry Continues 3D Printing Adoption; Adm. James Winnefeld, Mark Johnson Comment

The  defense industry continues to adopt the use of three-dimensional printing in order to build military equipment parts, Defense One reported Monday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Lockheed Martin builds tools for the F-35… Read more »

Nexa Capital Partners Seeks $2B for Drone Application Fund; Jim Hughey Comments

Nexa Capital Partners Seeks $2B for Drone Application Fund; Jim Hughey Comments

Investment banking firm Nexa Capital Partners has started a fund that intends to raise $2.2 billion from the aerospace industry to support development of new drone applications, the Washington Business… Read more »

Diana Gowen: Telecom Industry Faces Market ‘Pivot’ to Cyber, Cloud Tech

Diana Gowen: Telecom Industry Faces Market ‘Pivot’ to Cyber, Cloud Tech

Diana Gowen believes the telecommunications industry faces a challenge in getting both business and personnel to adjust to the market pivot toward cloud computing, managed services and other emerging technologies, she told FCW… Read more »

ReportBuyer: Global Mobile Satellite Services Market to Grow 7.4% by 2018

ReportBuyer: Global Mobile Satellite Services Market to Grow 7.4% by 2018

ReportBuyer has released a report that forecasts the global mobile satellite services market to grow 7.39 percent by 2018. The report factors in the wholesale mobile satellite services revenue in order to calculate… Read more »

David Melcher: Aerostructure Business Key to Exelis’ Peformance

David Melcher: Aerostructure Business Key to Exelis’ Peformance

David Melcher, CEO of Exelis, has said the company applied previous spinoff experience in order to carry out the separation of its mission systems business in just nine months, the… Read more »

Chris Chadwick: Boeing to Shift Defense Support Operations to Missouri, Other US Sites

Chris Chadwick: Boeing to Shift Defense Support Operations to Missouri, Other US Sites

Boeing plans to transfer most of its defense support functions to St. Louis, Oklahoma City and other sites from Washington. The company estimates the relocation will take three years to… Read more »

Lenovo to Complete $2B Buy of IBM’s x86 Server Business in Oct.

Lenovo to Complete $2B Buy of IBM’s x86 Server Business in Oct.

IBM expects to complete the $2.1 billion sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo on Oct. 1 as the latter firm moves to expand its offerings in enterprise hardware and services. Lenovo said Monday that System x,… Read more »

HP, IBM, Oracle Named Top Integrated Platform Vendors in IDC Report

HP, IBM, Oracle Named Top Integrated Platform Vendors in IDC Report

An IDC report says the integrated platforms and infrastructure industry generated $2.4 billion in revenues in the second quarter of 2014, a 33.8 percent increase on a year-over-year basis. IDC… Read more »

NASA Starts Commercial Resupply Services Program’s 2nd Round; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA Starts Commercial Resupply Services Program’s 2nd Round; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA has released a second request for proposals through its commercial space program for more companies to launch logistical and research payloads and help send supplies to the International Space Station. The Commercial Resupply… Read more »

Raytheon, WB Electronics Team up for Polish Weapon System Competition

Raytheon, WB Electronics Team up for Polish Weapon System Competition

Raytheon and Poland-based technology firm WB Electronics have formed a team to pursue the Polish military’s air and missile defense system development contract. The companies seek to develop a combat… Read more »

MarketsandMarkets: Maritime Security Market to Grow 8.4% Through 2019

MarketsandMarkets: Maritime Security Market to Grow 8.4% Through 2019

A new MarketsandMarkets report rorecasts the maritime security market to reach $20.87 billion in value in 2019 at a compound annual growth rate of 8.4 percent over the next five years. The firm said Thursday that the awareness of maritime… Read more »

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