Technology

Symantec Teams with SMX to Provide Cloud Solutions Globally

  Symantec has entered a global agreement with SMX to sell the New Zealand email security company’s cloud-based security solution worldwide. Stuff Business Day reports SMX’s antispam, antivirus solution will integrate Symantec’s Brightmail software, and is targeted at large international systems integration vendors and ISPs looking to offer comprehensive service …

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US Army Aims to Give All Soldiers a Smartphone

Military members may soon be able to “check in” on base-using their smartphones. Michael McCarthy, director of operations at the Brigade Modernization Command, Mission Command Complex, at Fort Bliss, Texas, is leading a project called “Connecting Soldiers to Digital Apps” with some of his colleagues, an attempt to give every …

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Maryland Aims to Expand Presence in IT Market

Northern Virginia may soon have competition in the East Coast IT market. Marjorie Censer of The Washington Post reports that Maryland officials and business advocates are looking to capitalize on the multiple contractors who have recently set up shop in Fort Meade. With the U.S. Cyber Command joining the National …

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Unisys Forms Cloud Offerings Partnership with BMC

Unisys has formed a joint marketing and sales venture with BMC Software, allowing both companies to deliver cloud management services to various enterprises. The partnership pairs BMC’s generation Cloud Lifecycle Management with the cloud advisory, implementation and management services offered by Unisys. Both companies will work together to discuss strategy, …

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Salesforce Leads the Way in Social Enterprising

Salesforce is championing the merge between businesses and social media, proclaiming its commitment to assist its customers in becoming “social enterprises.” Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff said during the on-demand software vendor’s Cloudforce June 16 event that as the amount of time spent on social media sites increases, companies must update …

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Verizon Expands 4G Network to 19 New Markets

Verizon Wireless is improving the expansion of its 4G Long Term Evolution network, bringing the service to an additional 19 metropolitan areas this week. As of June 16, the 4G LTE network will be available in Fresno and Sacramento, Calif.; Hartford, Conn.; Boise, Idaho; Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, Ind.; Flint, …

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DRS Wins Communications Solutions Contract

The DRS Tactical Systems business unit of product provider DRS Technologies, Inc. received a cost-plus fixed-fee award for the development of an ultra-rugged handheld device for the U.S. Army’s Joint Battle Command – Platform program, one of two companies selected for the contract. The award, received from the Communications-Electronics Research, …

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