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Red Hat Achieves 7 NIST Info Security Certifications; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat Achieves 7 NIST Info Security Certifications; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat has achieved seven certifications through a program run by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to certify security systems used by federal agencies in the U.S. and… Read more »

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CA Technologies to Buy API Developer; Mike Denning Comments

CA Technologies to Buy API Developer; Mike Denning Comments

CA Technologies has agreed to acquire an application programming interface management and security company for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at expanding CA’s API portfolio. Layer 7 Technologies develops… Read more »

Report: Chinese PC Maker In Talks to Buy IBM Server Unit for $6B

Report: Chinese PC Maker In Talks to Buy IBM Server Unit for $6B

Lenovo Group Ltd. is in preliminary discussions with IBM to buy the latter’s x86 server business unit in a transaction that could be worth between $5 billion and $6 billion. Lenovo… Read more »

Lockheed to Help Build China Ocean Energy Plant; Dan Heller Comments

Lockheed to Help Build China Ocean Energy Plant; Dan Heller Comments

Lockheed Martin has signed a memorandum of agreement with Reignwood Group to build an offshore plant in China intended to generate power through variations in ocean temperature. The 10-megawatt facility… Read more »

Dell, Microsoft Form Windows Supply Chain Partnership; Joyce Mullen Comments

Dell, Microsoft Form Windows Supply Chain Partnership; Joyce Mullen Comments

Dell‘s original equipment manufacturer solutions business unit has obtained a license from Microsoft to distribute, manufacture and integrate Windows products into its offerings. Effective April 1, the agreement intends to… Read more »

ARINC Helping Build New Aviation Data Link Standards; Yanko Videv Comments

ARINC Helping Build New Aviation Data Link Standards; Yanko Videv Comments

ARINC is working with three national air traffic management agencies to introduce new aircraft data link standards in Europe, AIN Online reports. According to the report, the company holds contract’s… Read more »

General Dynamics Wins $40M for Saudi Abrams Tank Upgrade

General Dynamics Wins $40M for Saudi Abrams Tank Upgrade

General Dynamics business unit General Dynamics Land Systems has won a $40 million foreign military sales contract to modify Abrams tanks for the Saudi Arabian military. The U.S. Army’s TACOM… Read more »

DARPA Seeking Anti-Radiation Tech Ideas; Millie Donlon Comments

DARPA Seeking Anti-Radiation Tech Ideas; Millie Donlon Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking technology capable of protecting against radiation from nuclear or atomic attacks, GovExec reports. Diane Barnes writes that the agency wants the technology… Read more »

GovCon Firms Invest, Form Partnerships and Alliances to Develop New Tech

GovCon Firms Invest, Form Partnerships and Alliances to Develop New Tech

Government contracting firms are constantly partnering with academia and other organizations to develop state-of-the-art technologies for government and private industry.   These same firms also invest in smaller companies to… Read more »

Elbit Systems Team to Build Illumination Laser; Raanan Horowitz Comments

Elbit Systems Team to Build Illumination Laser; Raanan Horowitz Comments

Elbit Systems of America and New Hampshire-based illumination technology maker Laser Light Engines are partnering to develop a laser that can be used for display applications. The LLE DSG-265 intends… Read more »

Oracle Buys Comm Networking Firm Tekelec; Bhaskar Gorti Comments

Oracle Buys Comm Networking Firm Tekelec; Bhaskar Gorti Comments

Oracle has acquired communications networking firm Tekelec in a move aimed at helping Oracle address the growing number of smart devices, mobile apps and connected services in network signaling and… Read more »

Lockheed Making Quantum Computing Push; Ray Johnson Comments

Lockheed Making Quantum Computing Push; Ray Johnson Comments

Lockheed Martin is developing a new type of quantum computer nearly two years after acquiring an early version of the computer from a Canada-based company, the New York Times reports…. Read more »

Report: BMC Software Auction Could Reach $6B Mark

Report: BMC Software Auction Could Reach $6B Mark

BMC Software could become a private company as private equity firms have expressed interest in buying the company in an auction that could value BMC at $6.6 billion, Reuters reports…. Read more »

Autodesk Aiming To Grow Analysis Software Portfolio; Buzz Kross Comments

Autodesk Aiming To Grow Analysis Software Portfolio; Buzz Kross Comments

Autodesk has bought Firehole Technologies for an undisclosed sum as the company aims to increase its portfolio of analysis software products.  Wyoming-based Firehole Composites designs and analyzes software for composite… Read more »

AF Base Receives 1st Lockheed F-35 CTOL Jets; Orlando Carvalho Comments

AF Base Receives 1st Lockheed F-35 CTOL Jets; Orlando Carvalho Comments

A U.S. Air Force base in Nevada has received its first three Lockheed Martin-built F-35 conventional takeoff and landing jets for testing, with a total of 12 jets to be… Read more »

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