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Australian Agency Picks HP Autonomy for Central Data Access; Rohit de Souza Comments

A Hewlett-Packard business unit will work with a state government agency in Australia to deploy technology intended to function as one entry point for external and internal data sources. The Department of State for Development, Business and Innovation selected HP Autonomy’s local partner Microsearch to deliver the Intelligent Data Operating Layer …

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Mike Roberts, President GLOBAL Integrated Security, on Managing Complexity, International Compliance, and National Security Growth

Mike Roberts leads GLOBAL Integrated Security, the U.S. security services arm of Global Strategies Group, as president and works to grow the division’s presence in areas including security, intelligence, training and logistics. He led USIS‘ global security and solutions division as president before joining GIS and oversaw more than 3,000 employees that …

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CenturyLink to Offer Federal Agencies Uplogix’s Network Management Tool; Diana Gowen Comments

CenturyLink will offer Uplogix‘s network and device management platform to government agencies under a sales agreement signed by both companies. CenturyLink aims to deliver Uplogix offerings under the General Services Administration IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle and other federal contracts, the companies said Monday. “This sales agreement allows CenturyLink to offer the …

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Siemens Unveils Manufacturing Hardware, Software Technologies; Ralf-Michael Franke Comments

Siemens has unveiled hardware and software technologies intended to boost efficiency and productivity in the manufacturing industry. The company showcased the Totally Integrated Automation Portal, Simotics FD motor series and Energy Analytics service under the theme “Making Things Right” at the SPS IPC Drives event in Nuremberg, Germany, Siemens said …

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Siemens, Bombardier to Update New York Train Control System; John Paljug Comments

A consortium of Siemens and Bombardier Transportation has been awarded a potential $90 million contract for the first phase of a train control system upgrade on two commuter lines in the U.S. Siemens’ rail automation business unit and Bombardier Transportation will work to build, evaluate and commission the Positive Train Control system for New York’s …

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Rima Saleh, EVP of BD, on SkyLink Aviation’s International & Commercial Opportunities, ‘One-Stop Shop’ Model and Efforts to Help Stabilize Afghanistan

Rima Saleh has worked with SkyLink Aviation for six years and recently elevated to the aviation and logistics services provider’s senior leadership team as executive vice president of business development. In that role, the 25-year aviation industry veteran leads SkyLink’s BD efforts and helps craft strategy to grow SkyLink’s footprint and customer set. Saleh …

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Cubic Buys Serco’s U.K. Transport, Maintenance Divisions for $70M; Ed Casey Comments

Cubic has acquired Serco‘s U.K. transport technology and London streets maintenance businesses for approximately $70.3 million, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Rory Gallivan writes the international service company sold the units because of foreseen compatibility issues that future profits will bring to Serco’s other transport-related assets. “In the U.K., …

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Ted Davies on Unisys’ Federal Growth Plans and Leveraging Commercial Technology in the Government Market

Ted Davies serves as president of Unisys Federal Systems and joined the IT services, software and technology firm in 2003 as managing partner for civilian agencies. Prior to joining Unisys, Davies spent 17 years with Booz Allen Hamilton, where he helped develop and lead its worldwide technology business’ economics and business …

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Ralph Langer: Stuxnet Virus a Two-Part Threat

The virus allegedly created by Israel and the U.S. to infiltrate Iran’s nuclear facility in 2012 could be more dangerous than initially believed, Ralph Langer writes for Foreign Policy. Langer calls the first version of the two-part Stuxnet virus showed the hacking community a method for how to attack hard targets. …

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