Jane Edwards

ImageWare Systems Licenses Biometrics Platform to Lockheed

ImageWare Systems‘ biometrics platform will be incorporated into Lockheed Martin’s Identity as a Service offering in the cloud as part of a three-year licensing agreement between both companies. Lockheed will offer its IDHaystack IDaaS offering with ImageWare’s Biometric Engine platform ifor identity management to government and commercial clients through SolaS cloud, ImageWare said Tuesday. …

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HP-NEC Alliance Seeks to Help Providers Deploy Network Functions Virtualization Tech-Based Communications Services

Hewlett-Packard and NEC have agreed to combine their offerings in an effort to help communications service providers develop and introduce services based on the network functions virtualization concept. HP said Tuesday it will integrate its OpenNFV Platform and Helion OpenStack Carrier Grade cloud-based offering with NEC’s virtual network tools in order …

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TCS’ Interoperability Lab Aims to Help Firms Test Software for Text-to-911 Service; Lynne Seitz Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has expanded the testing services its interoperability laboratory offers to companies that seek to test their software platforms used to process and send emergency text messages to public safety answering points. TCS said Tuesday Solacom, Airbus DS Communications, ModUcom and Emergency CallWorks completed testing their interfaces for text-to-911 messaging service …

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HP-Intel Alliance Aims to Help Enterprises Manage Big Data Workloads Via New Center

Hewlett-Packard and Intel have formed a partnership to establish a new center in Grenoble, France to provide engineering and technical support for enterprises as they deploy platforms to manage big data and analytics operations. HP said Monday it will combine its Apollo server-based High Performance Computing Solutions Framework with Intel’s …

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DOE, IBM, Nvidia Unveil Future DOE Centers for Large-Scale Data Computers; Michael McCoy Comments

A pair of Energy Department national laboratories, IBM and Nvidia will build two facilities at the campuses of both labs to facilitate development of applications for large-scale data computing platforms. IBM said Monday the Sierra and Summit supercomputers are scheduled for delivery to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2017 under a contract awarded …

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NTT Com Security, Fortinet Seek to Help Enterprises Secure Data Centers Through Partnership; Ken Xie Comments

Fortinet and NTT Com Security have forged a partnership to combine their platforms in an effort to help enterprises protect their data centers and other information technology infrastructures from network threats. Both companies will work to provide consulting services for commercial firms on various areas, such as risk reduction, incident management and …

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TCS Lands $11M IT Support Services Contract in Maryland; Michael Bristol Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has secured a potential $11.3 million contract to provide maintenance and technical support services for the Maryland Department of Human Resources’ information technology infrastructure. TCS said Friday the contract has a three-year base period and two option years and has been awarded under Maryland’s Consulting and Technical Services+ …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes PowerTrain Propulsion System Testing; Julie Van Kleeck Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed testing of a propulsion system prototype that intends to improve the delivery of solar array-derived power to the electric propulsion thruster components on board a spacecraft. The company said Thursday the PowerTrain Solar Electric Propulsion platform has a power tracking tool and power conditioning breadboard components …

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