Jane Edwards

QTS Gets FISMA Authorization for Dallas-Fort Worth Data Center; Oliver Schmidt Comments

QTS has received a government authorization to operate its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas metropolitan region data center in recognition of the company’s compliance with data security requirements set by the Federal Information Security Management Act. FISMA third-party party assessment organization Coalfire conducted an audit of the colocation and data center services QTS offers through the DFW facility based …

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Harris Lands VoIP Comms System Supply Contract With UK’s NATS; Ed Sayadian Comments

Harris Corp. has secured a contract to provide U.K.-based air navigation services provider NATS a cloud-based voice over Internet protocol communications platform to support air traffic management operations in the U.K. and Europe. The contract covers the installation of the Harris-built Voice Communications System for the 21st Century at three …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Eyes Reduced Costs Through 3D Printing, Shortened Satellite Devt Time

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems segment, has said the company has adopted 3D printing technology and works to accelerate satellite development time by 40 percent in an effort to reduce costs, Reuters reported Tuesday. Ambrose told Reuters reporter Andrea Shalal in an interview that he expects Lockheed …

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CSG to Help Idaho Develop RFP for Healthcare Analytics System; Andrea Danes Comments

CSG Government Solutions has secured a contract to help Idaho’s Department of Health and Welfare develop a request for proposal for the state’s Healthcare Analytics System. The department plans to deploy the Healthcare Analytics System in an effort to improve interconnectivity, analytics and information sharing between hospitals, healthcare insurance firms and …

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Huntington Ingalls, Coast Guard Hold Keel Authentication Ceremony on Legend-Class Cutter Kimball

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division and the U.S. Coast Guard held a keel authentication ceremony for the service branch’s seventh Legend-class National Security Cutter at the company’s shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Friday. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft served as the keynote speaker during the ceremony for the NSC Kimball (WMSL …

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Cobham Teams Up With 4 Firms to Seek Shenzhen Airlines Boeing 737-800 Certifications for Broadband Terminal

Cobham’s satellite communications business has teamed up with four companies to draft the Federal Aviation Administration supplemental type certificate to facilitate the use of the Aviator 300 SwiftBroadband system onboard Shenzhen Airlines’ Boeing 737-800 fleet The Cobham-built Aviator 300 terminal has an intermediate gain antenna and works to support broadband connectivity with data …

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KPMG-(ISC)2 Team to Conduct Federal Cybersecurity Survey; Dan Waddell Comments

KPMG and nonprofit organization (ISC)2 have teamed up to poll government information security leaders on cybersecurity issues within the federal government. The survey will ask federal executives with data security responsibilities, chief information officers and chief information security officers on how they plan to implement the Cybersecurity National Action Plan, (ISC)2 said …

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