Tag Archives: mobile

PKI Tech Vendor to Adopt Thales-Built Hardware Security Modules

Microsec, a public key infrastructure supplier in Hungary, has selected Thales to provide hardware security modules for integration with the former’s mobile identification technology. Thales said Thursday Microsec will adopt the nShield modules to help the Hungarian vendor secure its PassBy[ME] application and comply with the European Union’s regulation for electronic identification and trust services. …

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InfoZen Helps NASA Create Online Multimedia Database

InfoZen has helped NASA to develop and launch a searchable database of 14,000 downloadable images, video and audio files on the images.nasa.gov website, GCN reported Wednesday. The database is hosted in Amazon Web Services‘ cloud platform and powered by Limelight Network‘s content delivery service, according to the report. InfoZen operates the online library using …

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Drone Aviation Installs ISR Equipment on DoD’s Tactical Airship Platform

Drone Aviation has integrated government-furnished intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment onto a company-built tactical airship platform as part of a $346,000 contract from the Defense Department. The company said Wednesday it added communications and optical sensor systems to the Winch Aerostat Small Platform in an effort to increase the platform’s flexibility to perform missions and address ISR support requirements. WASP is …

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Avaya Completes Contact Center Project for Indian Police Force

Avaya has completed a project that is designed to help manage emergency calls, connectivity technologies and responses for the police force of Uttar Pradesh, India. The company said Thursday its team launched a centralized contact center in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh that works to support approximately 600 calls at a time as part of the UP 100 project. Avaya added …

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Mark Scallion on SAP Public Services’ Analytics Work With Civilian Agencies, How Agencies Can ‘Re-Imagine’ IT

Mark Scallion leads the federal civilian business as a vice president for SAP Public Services, a subsidiary of the global technology services conglomerate that focuses on work with government agencies in areas such as electronic government and shared services. A two-decade industry veteran, Scallion led SAP Public Services’ Defense Department organization for three years prior …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Legacy IT, Mobile Tech Pose Challenges to Federal Agencies

Davis Johnson, vice president of Riverbed Technology‘s public sector business, has noted legacy information technology systems and mobile cybersecurity issues as among the technical challenges facing agencies in an interview published Tuesday on Nextgov. Johnson told Nextgov’s Camille Tuutti that he still sees highly decentralized legacy IT platforms across the government and commercial sectors. “The government …

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Exclusive: NTT Data & Dell Federal Services Leaders Detail Post-Combination Market Strategy

The government technology and professional services market received a new layer to its mergers-and-acquisition landscape Monday upon the news that the system integration subsidiary of Tokyo-based Nippon Telegraph and Telephone will purchase Dell’s services business for $3.05 billion. Through the deal, Dell’s federal government services business will combine with the similar unit inside NTT …

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CA Technologies to Help British Agency Deliver Weather Data Via Cloud, Mobile APIs

CA Technologies has been selected by a British meteorological department to provide an application programming interface management system that will work to help the agency deliver weather data services via cloud computing and mobile apps. The Met Office will use CA’s API Management platform to share weather observations and forecasts with military organizations, companies and the general …

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Inmarsat, Aerosatcom Form Gov’t Broadband Satellite Service Partnership; Andy Start Comments

Inmarsat has chosen an Eclipse–NSSLGlobal joint venture as a value-added reseller of Global Xpress mobile broadband satellite airtime services to government aviation agencies. Aerosatcom will market GX Ka-band and L-band services as well as help Inmarsat design, certify and offer aeronautical communication platforms for the public sector, Inmarsat said Wednesday. “The government market …

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IBM-Vencore Alliance Launches Emergency Response App Design Challenge; Anne Altman, Kent Matlick Comment

IBM and Vencore have partnered to hold a competition for developers to build cloud-based predictive analytics and mobile software applications that can help emergency response organizations carry out their missions. The First Responder Application Challenge is meant to encourage development of a fully functioning app that will run on IBM’s Bluemix cloud platform …

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Ashok Sankar: Firms Must Build New Resilience-Focused Security Strategy

Ashok Sankar, director of cybersecurity at Raytheon-Websense, has recommended organizations rethink their security strategies and refocus on resilience amid a changing threat environment, ComputerWeekly.com reported Thursday. Warwick Ashford writes that Sankar told an audience at the 2015 RSA Conference in the United Arab Emirates that security must adapt as companies adopt technologies such as mobile and …

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