Tag Archives: communication

Iridium, Trimble Ink SATCOM Integration Deal; David Wigglesworth, Ron Konezny Comment

Iridium Communications has agreed to integrate its satellite communications system into the core transportation and logistics offering of Trimble. Trimble will offer the product with Iridium’s satellite machine-to-machine connectivity services in Europe and other regions worldwide, Iridium said Thursday. David Wigglesworth, vice president and general manager for Americas and global M2M services at Iridium, said Iridium’s global coverage “will play …

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Sean Rice: Boeing Team Demos ‘Talon’ Comm System’s Interoperability

Boeing has wrapped up a design review on a U.S. Air Force communication and information sharing system following the technology’s demonstration on various platforms. Boeing developed the Talon HATE system to consolidate data from fighter networks, national sources and joint command and control infrastructure for data-link transmission to joint aircraft, ship and ground stations, Boeing said Tuesday. …

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Janet Hale, Mike Gelles: Staff Training, Communication Key to Insider Threat Defense

An insider threat detection program must combine virtual and non-virtual measures to enable better monitoring of anomalous behavior across an enterprise, two Deloitte directors write in a Federal Times article. Janet Hale and Mike Gelles, respectively directors at Deloitte’s services and consulting businesses, believe that organizations also need to engage …

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Iridium Delivers Services with SunTec’s Revenue Mgmt System; Jose Varela Comments

Iridium has selected SunTec’s revenue management system to deploy end-to-end services in real time, PCC Mobile Broadband reported Saturday. Ray Sharma writes Iridium is using SunTec’s Xelerate to provision its GO!TM service offering for integrated voice, data and tracking capabilities. “With our Iridium NEXT satellites scheduled to begin launching in …

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General Dynamics Updates Soldier Network Extension

General Dynamics’ C4 Systems division has updated the soldier network extension of the company’s tactical network backbone for the U.S. military by considering feedback from soldiers. The 101st Airborne Division troops connected their laptop computers and radios to the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical Increment 2 Soldier Network Extension during Afghanistan’s elections …

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AWS Public Sector Lead Teresa Carlson Discusses Communications, Social Media at Forum

Teresa Carlson, vice president of Amazon Web Services‘ worldwide public sector, participated in a panel discussion Thursday at the FOSE Conference and Exposition and shared her insights on balancing the role of technology,  the Washington Journal reported Thursday. Jill Aitoro writes that Carlson considers herself an “old school” person who …

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Kim Stambler: Battelle Extends Emergency Mgmt Program Work

Battelle will work with the Franklin County, Ohio government to identify the emergency communication requirements of that county’s 42 jurisdictions. Franklin County’s emergency management and homeland Security agency awarded Battelle a contract to assess the county’s mass notification system needs, Battelle said Monday. The organization will assist in focus groups …

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CACI Wins Spot on Army’s $497M Communications, Network Contract; John Mengucci Comments

CACI International has won prime position on a $497 million U.S. Army multiple-award contract for communications and networking services. The service’s Communications-Electronic Research, Development and Engineering Center awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a three-year base period and two option years in the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014, the company said Monday. …

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Avaya Unified Comms Platform Selected for DOE National Security Site; Mike Paige Comments

Avaya’s Government Solutions subsidiary has been selected to provide communication and video services for National Security Technologies’ operations at the Department of Energy’s Nevada national security site. NSTec intends for the Avaya communications system to upgrade the voice and video infrastructure currently in use at the site, Avaya said Tuesday. Mike …

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Boeing Sends Gov’t Signal With New Anti-Jamming Tech; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing has transmitted a protected government signal through a military satellite by using new anti-jamming technology for a demonstration. The signal traveled through the company’s sixth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite with ViaSat’s anti-jamming commercial modem during the test on Dec. 15, Boeing said Monday. “This technology boosts the ability of warfighters to …

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