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Cisco Closes $141M Buy of Telecom Net Planning Firm Cariden

Cisco Closes $141M Buy of Telecom Net Planning Firm Cariden

Cisco has completed its purchase of privately-held Cariden Technologies Inc. for approximately $141 million in cash and retention-based incentives, Cisco announced Monday. Cariden, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., provides network planning,… Read more »

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BAE Phoenix Radios to Communicate Across 12 Miles; Joseph Senftle Comments

BAE Phoenix Radios to Communicate Across 12 Miles; Joseph Senftle Comments

U.S. Army soldiers tested radios made by BAE Systems as part of a recent Network Integration Evaluation exercise, the company said Monday. The PHOENIX-2C radios are designed to communicate voice, data… Read more »

Raytheon to Evaluate Future Standard Missile Tech

Raytheon to Evaluate Future Standard Missile Tech

Raytheon will evaluate configurations and technology for current and future U.S. Navy missile development programs, the Defense Department said Friday. The company’s missile systems unit won a $12,267,000 modification exercising… Read more »

GDAIS to Provide Navy Sonar Hardware, Software Engineering

GDAIS to Provide Navy Sonar Hardware, Software Engineering

General Dynamics will provide the U.S. Navy engineering services and production work on upgraded hardware and software for a sonar system, the Defense Department said Friday. The company’s advanced information… Read more »

Dell CIO Powerboard Aims to Give CIOs One IT Visibility Platform; Carol Fawcett Comments

Dell CIO Powerboard Aims to Give CIOs One IT Visibility Platform; Carol Fawcett Comments

Dell has developed new software to provide organizations a unified and open interface for visibility and management of information technology. The company said the Dell CIO Powerboard integrates Dell Quest,… Read more »

Dell Server, Networking Business Jumps 11% in 3Q; Michael Dell Comments

Dell Server, Networking Business Jumps 11% in 3Q; Michael Dell Comments

Dell‘s server and networking business grew 11 percent during the company’s third fiscal quarter and the company says this represents the 12th consecutive quarter of growth for that sector. At… Read more »

Google Maps Now Featuring NASA Nighttime Satellite Images

Google Maps Now Featuring NASA Nighttime Satellite Images

Google and NASA have partnered to add nighttime satellite imagery to Google Maps, Information Week reports. The collaboration came shortly after NASA released “Black Marble,” a set of high-resolution images… Read more »

General Dynamics to Build Reagan Airport Data Collection Net; Mike Tweed-Kent Comments

General Dynamics to Build Reagan Airport Data Collection Net; Mike Tweed-Kent Comments

General Dynamics‘ advanced information systems unit will build and install a data collection network at Reagan National Airport in Washington for testing and evaluating systems. The company said it won… Read more »

ATK to Build Navy Cruiser, Destroyer Ammo Fuze; Cary Ralston Comments

ATK to Build Navy Cruiser, Destroyer Ammo Fuze; Cary Ralston Comments

ATK will produce a new fuze for U.S. Navy artillery on cruisers and destroyers under an initial $13 million order. The company said the order is part of a five-year,… Read more »

Boeing Creates Canadian Visual Analytics R&D Center; Susan Colegrove Comments

Boeing Creates Canadian Visual Analytics R&D Center; Susan Colegrove Comments

Boeing has partnered with Mitacs, a Canadian research organization, to create a new visual analytics (VA) center to expand VA technology to aerospace-related markets, according to a Boeing statement. Mitacs will manage… Read more »

Lockheed Forming Quantum Research Partnership; Brad Pietras Comments

Lockheed Forming Quantum Research Partnership; Brad Pietras Comments

Lockheed Martin is partnering with a nanotechnology research center to collaborate on developing quantum and nanotechnologies, the International Data Group reported Thursday. The partnership with the London Centre for Nanotechnology also… Read more »

Exclusive: Mark Weber on NetApp Being Named Largest Federal Data Storage Vendor

Exclusive: Mark Weber on NetApp Being Named Largest Federal Data Storage Vendor

NetApp was recently recognized as the largest electronic data storage vendor by a GovWin study that said the company held a 41.2 percent share of the billion-dollar market in fiscal 2011. TheNewNewInternet published a… Read more »

Route Calculating Robot Wins Siemens STEM HS Competition

Route Calculating Robot Wins Siemens STEM HS Competition

A Texas high school student has designed a robot maneuvering system for computing routes through a room or an outdoor area, according to US News & World Report. Kensen Shi,… Read more »

EMC, VMware Combining Cloud, Big Data Orgs

EMC, VMware Combining Cloud, Big Data Orgs

EMC and its majority-owned subsidiary VMware confirmed plans to combine their cloud application and big data offerings into a single “virtual organization” to be called “the Pivotal Initiative,” according to a Forbes article. The companies… Read more »

General Dynamics to Build the First Natural Gas-Powered Containerships; Fred Harris Comments

General Dynamics to Build the First Natural Gas-Powered Containerships; Fred Harris Comments

General Dynamics Corp. NASSCO has finalized a contract with TOTE Inc. to build the first liquefied natural gas-powered containerships in the world, according to an iStockAnalyst article. The companies have agreed… Read more »

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