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  • Todd Brackett: PTR Group Approaches One Year on GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Todd Brackett: PTR Group Approaches One Year on GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract

    The PTR Group is coming up on one year of holding an Information Technology schedule 70 contract with the U.S. General Services Administration, which, the company said has streamlined the ability of agencies to purchase its Embedded Linux training courses, engineering services and related staff labor. Initially announced in November 2012, the five-year deal supports agencies’ […] More

  • CA Technologies Unveils Linux-Based Backup, Restore Software; Steve Fairbanks Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CA Technologies Unveils Linux-Based Backup, Restore Software; Steve Fairbanks Comments

    CA Technologies Inc. has released a new backup offering designed to help businesses secure data and applications running on the Linux platform. The image-based ARCserve D2D for Linux is intended to protect data, reduce downtime and enable recovery of Linux virtual and physical servers, CA Technologies said Monday. ARCserve works to compress data storage requirements […] More

  • Salesforce, Oracle Forge Cloud Computing Alliance; Marc Benioff, Larry Ellison Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Salesforce, Oracle Forge Cloud Computing Alliance; Marc Benioff, Larry Ellison Comment

    Salesforce.com and Oracle have formed a partnership to combine their applications, platforms and infrastructures in an effort to help customers implement cloud-based services. Oracle will also power Salesforce’s applications and platform while the latter will use Oracle's Fusion HCM and Financial cloud applications, Oracle said Tuesday. Salesforce will integrate Linux operating system, Exadata engineered systems, […] More

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    PTR Group Launches Linux Virtualization Training Program; Mike Anderson Comments

    The PTR Group has introduced a training course about Kernel-based virtual machine technology for Linux operating systems. PTR has developed curriculum for embedded Linux and Android applications for more than 12 years, the company said June 14. Mike Anderson, PTR chief technology and lead courseware developer, said the company offers virtualization training in conjunction with […] More

  • SAIC Installing OpenClovis Software In Undersea Drone; VK Budhraja Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC Installing OpenClovis Software In Undersea Drone; VK Budhraja Comments

    Software developer OpenClovis Solutions has won a contract to provide an operating system and a hybrid Linux platform to Science Applications International Corp. for an unmanned maritime vessel SAIC is prototyping. SAIC is developing the undersea drone under a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, aiming to create a vessel that can deploy […] More

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    New Oracle Big Data Appliance Comes With Intel, Cloudera Upgrades

    Oracle released a new big data appliance software that includes Intel‘s newest processors and the recent version of Cloudera software, E-Week reports. Chris Preimesberger writes the Oracle Big Data Appliance X3-2 also has a new Oracle Enterprise Manager plug-in for connecting the software with other servers. The new Cloudera version includes Apache Hadoop and Cloudera Manager, […] More

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    Companies See Drop in Software Vulnerabilities

    According to reports from various firms, this year has seen a drop in numbers of both cyber attacks and flaws that have been used to attack businesses. Symantec is reportedly expected to see a 30 percent drop in the total number of software vulnerabilities and a 10 percent drop in critical vulnerabilities. The firm could see […] More

  • Microsoft and Casio Enter Patent Agreement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft and Casio Enter Patent Agreement

    Microsoft Corp. and Casio Computer Co. Ltd. have entered a broad, multi-year patent cross-licensing agreement that will provide Casio’s customers with patent coverage for Linux use on specific Casio devices. The agreement is an extension of a long-standing relationship between the two companies. Microsoft software can be found on a variety of Casio products including […] More

  • Harris Introduces Falcon III RF-7800N-CP Mobile Computing Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Introduces Falcon III RF-7800N-CP Mobile Computing Platform

    Harris Corporation introduces the new Falcon III RF-7800N-CP Mobile Computing Platform. The MCP server is designed to host, process and deliver mission-critical communications and multimedia applications when needed in the field. The RF-7800N-CP Mobile Computing Platform utilizes Internet Protocol standards to manage and route data traffic to and from various communication networks for military and […] More

  • Restaurant Chain Uses U.are.U to Reduce Unauthorized Transactions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Restaurant Chain Uses U.are.U to Reduce Unauthorized Transactions

    Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. has rolled out DigitalPersona’s U.are.U fingerprint biometrics in 122 Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes restaurant locations throughout 15 states. Deploying this Point-of-Sale software provides employees accountability and reduces unauthorized discounts and overrides. Prior to installing fingerprint biometrics, registers required a key to manage refunds, voids and discounts, but this system resulted in […] More

  • IBM Providing Smarter Cloud in China - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Providing Smarter Cloud in China

    IBM announced this week the continued adoption of its smarter computing systems, software and services across China’s private and public sectors. IBM is working with the China National Bureau of Statistics, Guizhou Provincial Health Department and Guizhou Mobile to help each build more advanced IT environments based on IBM’s optimized system architecture, data and analytics […] More

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