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CACI’s Dan Allen on $10B Army Comm Systems IDIQ

CACI International holds a prime position on a potential $10 billion contract to provide communications devices and systems to the U.S. Army, the company announced Tuesday. The company will compete for task orders to design, produce and integrate mobile and fixed-site communications system and networks for supporting both defense and …

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Deltek Forecasts Growth in Social Media Contracting for 2013

Deltek is predicting 2013 will see an increase in government contracting activity for social media functions in information technology, AOL Government reports. Chris Cotner writes the research firm singled out higher education, general government, economic development, transportation, social services and healthcare as areas where agencies would seek contractors for social …

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New HP Testing Software Made for Mobile, Cloud Apps; Subbu Iyer Comments

Hewlett-Packard has developed new functional and mobile testing software for information technology organizations to update application development and testing processes as they deliver mobile and cloud computing applications. The company said it designed HP Unified Functional Testing 11.5 and HP UFT Mobile to automate testing earlier in the life cycle, including testing …

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Harris, Lemko Sign Mobile Comm System, Software Reseller Agreement

Harris Corp. and Lemko Corp. have signed a reseller agreement to combine two Harris-made mobile communications platforms and Lemko’s software for mobile wireless network systems, Lemko announced Wednesday. Harris will combine its KnightHawk and KnightLite cellular platforms with Lemko's ODC Distributed Mobile Wireless Network software to provide warfighters, first responders and …

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Verizon Enterprise Solutions President John Stratton Joining WH Telecom Advisory Board

John Stratton, president of Verizon‘s enterprise solutions business, will be nominated to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee by President Obama, the company announced Monday. The committee, formed 30 years ago, is composed of up to 30 industry senior executives representing several communications, information technology, finance and aerospace companies. Panelists …

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Special Ops Seeking New Mobile Vehicle Comm Network

The Defense Department is looking to industry for a wireless network that could connect motor vehicles, unmanned aircraft and troops on ground, NextGov reports.  According to a Monday request for information, the U.S. Special Operations Command wants the floating network to have minimal-fixed infrastructure and connect troops via commercial devices. …

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NSA Targeting Android Version Against Bad Apps

The National Security Agency has released a version of Android that features stricter-access control policies, according to InformationWeek. Security Enhanced Android was designed to identify and address gaps in Android’s security regarding applications, including problems with malicious and bad apps. The project page says the new version will limit damage …

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Coast Guard Taps Unisys for Secure Mobile Access

The Coast Guard purchased 100 units of Unisys‘ stealth solution for secure virtual terminal intended to give mobile workers secure access to Coast Guard networks and data, Unisys announced Tuesday. According to Unisys, the terminal combines the solution with a USB device certified by the federal government. The company said …

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Salesforce to Acquire Social Cloud Firm

Salesforce.com recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Model Metrics. Salesforce.com believes the acquisition will help accelerate the company's ability to both develop and lead the social enterprise in cloud computing, by offering improved services to their customers. Founded in 2003, Model Metrics is a mobile and social cloud consulting …

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