Raytheon-Websense Selected for FBI Network Consolidation Project; Michelle Youngers Comments

looking at computersRaytheon-Websense has received a potential $8 million contract from the Justice Department to build a virtual network for FBI agents and analysts to access and view secret and unclassified systems on the same monitor, GCN reported Wednesday.

Stephanie Kanowitz writes DOJ awarded the contract through the FBI's Enclave Consolidation Initiative that seeks to reduce costs associated with hardware and system administration, improve security and achieve workforce productivity.

Raytheon-Websense will collaborate with Dell on the virtual desktop platform and has started to field the joint venture’s Trusted Thin Client offering in an effort to merge the unclassified system into the classified platform, Kanowitz reports.

The Trusted Thin Client platform is built to allow users to simultaneously access data on different networks through one single client.

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