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Boeing Wraps Up CST-100 Design, Risk Evaluations

Boeing Wraps Up CST-100 Design, Risk Evaluations

Boeing has evaluated the safety features of a commercial spacecraft the company is building for NASA‘s human flight missions into low-Earth orbit. The company said Thursday it conducted the CST-100… Read more »

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TPC Rolls Out Benchmarking Kit for Big Data Systems

TPC Rolls Out Benchmarking Kit for Big Data Systems

The Transaction Processing Performance Council has rolled out a new benchmarking tool to cater to big data systems that Cisco’s Raghunath Nambiar indicated have become a “critical” element of a… Read more »

Frost & Sullivan: Tech Procurement, Fleet Renewals to Steer Defense Spending in 10 Countries

Frost & Sullivan: Tech Procurement, Fleet Renewals to Steer Defense Spending in 10 Countries

A recent Frost & Sullivan report on defense markets projects military spending across 10 selected countries to reach $3.41 trillion by 2022 due to military reorganization, increased threat perceptions, penetrable borders and… Read more »

CGI Helps West Virginia, Colorado Implement ERP Systems

CGI Helps West Virginia, Colorado Implement ERP Systems

The governments of Colorado and West Virginia have adopted a CGI enterprise resource planning system to automate purchasing and accounting processes. CGI said Thursday the new Colorado Operations Resource Engine… Read more »

Level 3 Unveils Herndon Data Center; Paul Savill Comments

Level 3 Unveils Herndon Data Center; Paul Savill Comments

Level 3 Communications has opened a data center in Herndon, Virginia, to deliver cloud computing and managed information technology services to government and other enterprise clients. The Herndon facility is… Read more »

NetApp’s Kirk Kern: Feds Should Plan Strategy Before Moving IT Systems to Cloud

NetApp’s Kirk Kern: Feds Should Plan Strategy Before Moving IT Systems to Cloud

Kirk Kern, chief technology officer for cloud at NetApp‘s U.S. public sector practice, has outlined five strategies that federal agencies can adopt when restructuring their IT systems for a cloud… Read more »

Dennis Kelly: A-T Solutions to Launch New Mobile Data Collection Tools

Dennis Kelly: A-T Solutions to Launch New Mobile Data Collection Tools

A-T Solutions is participating at Fed Summits‘ 2014 Federal Mobile Computing Summit this week in Washington, where CEO Dennis Kelly said the company will unveil its new mobile data collection tools. The company said… Read more »

Andrew Tyler: Northrop in Talks With Potential Global Hawk Buyers in Europe

Andrew Tyler: Northrop in Talks With Potential Global Hawk Buyers in Europe

Andrew Tyler, CEO of Northrop Grumman‘s businesses in the U.K. and Europe, said that three European nations are interested in buying Global Hawk surveillance drones from the company, Reuters reported… Read more »

Alasdair Cathcart: Bechtel Tests Declare Queensland LNG Tanks Ready for Storage

Alasdair Cathcart: Bechtel Tests Declare Queensland LNG Tanks Ready for Storage

Alasdair Cathcart, Bechtel LNG general manager, said two liquefied natural gas storage tanks on Curtis Island in northeastern Australia have completed up to four weeks of tests for strength and… Read more »

SAP HANA Software Gets 3,600 Users

SAP HANA Software Gets 3,600 Users

SAP SE has reported that the number of clients that use its SAP HANA information technology solutions platform has reached more than 3,600 to date. SAP HANA combines multiple business… Read more »

Michael Baker International to Build U.S. OSCE Offices

Michael Baker International to Build U.S. OSCE Offices

The State Department has awarded Michael Baker International a contract to build the U.S. headquarters for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The work will include construction and… Read more »

NSA Certifies Harris Falcon III Manpack Radio; George Helm Comments

NSA Certifies Harris Falcon III Manpack Radio; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. has attained certification from the National Security Agency for the company’s new multi-channel manpack radio system. Harris will be able to deploy Falcon III RF-340M radios up to… Read more »

Lockheed Puts New Northrop AESA Radars In F-16V Jet

Lockheed Puts New Northrop AESA Radars In F-16V Jet

Lockheed Martin has completed the integration of Northrop Grumman‘s Scalable Agile Beam Radar into the F-16V aircraft as part of a design review stage in the U.S. Air Force‘s F-16 modernization program. Lockheed said Wednesday that… Read more »

InfoZen Moves NASA Web Portals, Apps to Amazon Cloud; Roopangi Kadakia Comments

InfoZen Moves NASA Web Portals, Apps to Amazon Cloud; Roopangi Kadakia Comments

NASA has partnered with cloud services provider InfoZen to migrate several of the space agency’s public-facing websites and applications to a cloud computing environment. InfoZen moved 110 online NASA portals… Read more »

Research and Markets: APAC, Middle East to Lead Global Ammo Market by 2020

Research and Markets: APAC, Middle East to Lead Global Ammo Market by 2020

A new Research and Markets report forecasts a 4.2 percent compound annual growth rate for the global ammunition market by 2020 due to modernization programs and ongoing conflicts in some parts of the world. The market… Read more »

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