LCR Embedded Systems has unveiled a suite of rugged chassis products designed to integrate with military aerospace and unmanned aerial vehicle platforms.Read More »
HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: Device-as-a-Service Could Help Agencies Reduce Costs, Secure Endpoint Devices
Todd Gustafson, president of HP’s federal business, has said local and state chief information officers should continue to adopt cloud and “as-a-Service” models to increase efficiency and cut costs of their information technology modernization efforts. He wrote in an opinion piece published Wednesday on Government Technology that there has been “a clear and dramatic shift” across government agencies to embrace as-a-Service models for devices.
Chris Townsend, vice president of federal at Symantec, has said federal agencies should adopt machine learning, artificial intelligence, automation technologies and other novel platforms to protect networks from evolving cyber threats. Townsend wrote in an article published Monday on FedTech Magazine that such technologies could help address some visibility gaps associated with overly complicated platforms.Read More »
Boeing and France-based Safran have unveiled a new joint venture to design, develop and service auxiliary power units or engines used to start aircraft and related systems while on the ground. Etienne Boisseau will serve as CEO of the new JV, Initium Aerospace, which will operate in San Diego to build APUs in collaboration with Boeing and Safran teams on production and engineering, Boeing said Wednesday.
InterSystems is offerring its health data platform on the Amazon Web Services marketplace, providing simplified access to users across health care and life science industries. The company said Tuesday its IRIS for Health platform works to help users develop and execute health care applications via machine learning, clinical information systems and high-performance computing.Read More »
The U.S. Navy has tested the ballistic missile defense of a new anti-air radar with the support of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions. The AN/SPY-6(V)1 air and missile defense radar detected and tracked a ballistic target during the Vigilant Nemesis test on Jan. 31, the company said Tuesday.Read More »
DLT Solutions has agreed to be the master government aggregator of software vendor Autodesk and manage the latter's public sector transactions vial value-added and direct market resellers nationwide.Read More »
Deloitte: Agile Process, New Business Models Key to Aerospace & Defense Industry’s Digital Transformation
A Deloitte article says aerospace and defense companies should focus on four key areas to achieve digital transformation and one of those is implementing agile production and predictive quality controls in response to evolving demands. A&D companies should also create new business models, advance collaboration with the supply chain and protect data and intellectual property from cyber vulnerabilities, according to the article published Tuesday.Read More »
Techstars and Starburst have launched a new accelerator program that seeks to help startups developing space-based technologies and other related platforms. Matt Kozlov, former head of the Cedars Sinai Accelerator, will serve as managing director of the Los Angeles-based Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator program, Techstars said Tuesday.Read More »
The Executive Office of the President looks to award a five-year omnibus contract for information technology application services.Read More »