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  • ReportBuyer Forecasts 9% CAGR for Datacenter Power Industry Through 2019 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ReportBuyer Forecasts 9% CAGR for Datacenter Power Industry Through 2019

    A new market report has forecast a global datacenter power market that will become a $24 billion industry in five years, with high demand for storage providing impetus for the development. The analysis published by Mordor Intelligence indicates a compound annual growth rate of 9.67 percent for the $15 billion sector from 2014 to 2019, London-based ReportBuyer said […] More

  • IDC Predicts IoT, Cloud, Big Data Roles for World's Governments in 2015 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IDC Predicts IoT, Cloud, Big Data Roles for World’s Governments in 2015

    International Data Corporation has revealed its 2015 predictions for the world's governments based on the results of its FutureScape survey on the industry. The market analyst, which launched the forecast report at a recent web conference, said Thursday that public sector communities in many regions may be on the verge of an important change, and highlighted technology's […] More

  • Airbus EVP Domingo Urena Raso: Industry Collaboration, Public-Private Cooperation Could Advance Cybersecurity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Airbus EVP Domingo Urena Raso: Industry Collaboration, Public-Private Cooperation Could Advance Cybersecurity

    Domingo Urena Raso, executive vice president for military aircraft at Airbus Defense and Space, has indicated how industry has started to come together and collectively look at new ways to defend intellectual property against cyber threats, Defense News reported Monday. “It's a common enemy today when you talk about the cyber attacks,“ Raso told audiences […] More

  • Northrop Marks Milestone in Center Fuselage Work on Norway's F-35 Order; Brian Chappel Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Marks Milestone in Center Fuselage Work on Norway’s F-35 Order; Brian Chappel Comments

    Northrop Grumman has finished work on the first of 52 center fuselages it has designed for the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s planned order of F-35 Lightning II – the AM 1 conventional takeoff and landing variant. The company said Wednesday it reached the milestone on time and within budget, utilizing an integrated assembly line approach to produce the […] More

  • Defense Department Starts Acquisition Cycle for Tricare Managed Care Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Defense Department Starts Acquisition Cycle for Tricare Managed Care Support

    The Defense Department has kick-started the acquisition process for the fourth iteration of a contract vehicle designed to fill the management support requirements of the military healthcare program, the Washington Post reported Friday. Amrita Jayakumar writes that under TRICARE Managed Care Support T2017, the agency will farm out $50 billion in work two contractors, down one […] More

  • Lockheed Migrates NGA Interactive World Map to AWS Cloud; Jason O'Connor Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Migrates NGA Interactive World Map to AWS Cloud; Jason O’Connor Comments

    Lockheed Martin has launched a cloud-based version of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's interactive Map of the World application in a move to link Earth's features and intelligence observations in real time. This map works to show manmade and natural changes to the surface of or beneath the planet and be searchable on the map for users through the […] More

  • ReportsnReports Forecasts $133B C4ISR Global Market by 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ReportsnReports Forecasts $133B C4ISR Global Market by 2020

    The global market for C4ISR – short for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance — is forecast to become a $133 billion industry by 2020, new research from ReportsnReports says. The market analysts said Monday that it expects the segment, currently valued at $102 billion, to have a compound annual growth rate of 4.52 percent […] More

  • Cubic to Design, Test Updates for SPAWAR Data Link; Mike Twyman Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic to Design, Test Updates for SPAWAR Data Link; Mike Twyman Comments

    Cubic Defense Applications will continue to provide support for the U.S. Navy's data link systems used in operational missions under a $3.1 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command. Under the project, the company will work to prolong the life cycle of SPAWAR's AN/USQ-167 Common Data Link System by developing and testing […] More

  • GAO OKs GSA's Third-Gen Office Supplies Purchasing Channel; Tom Sharpe Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GAO OKs GSA’s Third-Gen Office Supplies Purchasing Channel; Tom Sharpe Comments

    The General Services Administration has started to consolidate vendors' items for the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative for Office Supplies vehicle after the Government Accountability Office's cancelled of a stay of performance. GSA said Tuesday it had halted work on FSSI Office Supplies Third Generation pending a number of protests of its August decision to award spots on the newest iteration […] More

  • Verizon's Patrick Coomans Calls for Better Identity Authentication - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon’s Patrick Coomans Calls for Better Identity Authentication

    Patrick Coomans, a security specialist at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has urged enterprises to relook their password strategies and work toward adopting more secure methods of authenticating identities. Coomans, senior identity strategist at Verizon's identity solutions division, wrote on the company blog Wednesday that the proliferation of common password use, coupled with lightning-fast password-guessing software at […] More

  • Pragmatics Lands $20M ENCORE II Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pragmatics Lands $20M ENCORE II Task Order

    Pragmatics has been awarded a potential $20 million contract to provide systems engineering and integration work for the Defense Information Systems Agency. The task order comes under the Defense Department's multiple-award ENCORE II technical solutions contract vehicle, the Reston-based business intelligence company said Wednesday. The contract requires delivery of software maintenance and security and information […] More

  • MarketsandMarkets: Small Arms Market Worth $5B By 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MarketsandMarkets: Small Arms Market Worth $5B By 2020

    The global market for small arms is expected to grow into a $5 billion industry in five years as technological innovation moves forward and demand for non-defense use increases, new analysis from MarketsandMarkets revealed. The analyst said Wednesday the report predicts a market that will grow at a rate of 4.17 percent year over year from 2014 to […] More

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