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  • Harris' Cyber Center Wins Green IT Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris' Cyber Center Wins Green IT Award

    Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received a 2011 Green Enterprise IT Award for green innovation at the company’s new 140,000 square-foot Cyber Integration Center in the U.S.   The awards, presented by the Uptime Institute, recognized Harris and its design/build contractor, Lee Technologies, in the “Audacious Idea” category for a unique, multizone water containment system […] More

  • Harris Wins $59.7 Million IDIQ for New Encryption Device - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Wins $59.7 Million IDIQ for New Encryption Device

    The U.S. Navy has selected Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) for a $5.9 million order for its KIK-11 Tactical Key Loader —  a new lightweight device that simplifies the process of loading classified key fill material into military radios and other end cryptographic units. The initial delivery order was placed against a recently signed $59.7 million […] More

  • Harris Plans for CEO Howard L. Lance's Departure - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Plans for CEO Howard L. Lance’s Departure

    Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) announced yesterday it is adopting a CEO succession plan after Chairman, CEO and President Howard L. Lance announced he wants to retire in June 2012. Lance has agreed to stay in his current positions until his successor as CEO is found. The company said it has hired an executive search firm […] More

  • Harris Sets Official Opening of Virginia Cyber Integration Center for May 27 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Sets Official Opening of Virginia Cyber Integration Center for May 27

    Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) announced it will officially open its new Harrisonburg, Va.-based Cyber Integration Center this week. The high-security 140,000 square-foot facility was designed and built with industry leading partners VCE, EMC, VMware, RSA, Cisco, HP, BMC and Lee Technologies and will offer technology and cloud-computing services for the government market. In attendance for […] More

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    Harris Announces Elevations for Hengst, Heller

    Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) appointed Ted Hengst corporate vice president and chief information officer (CIO), where he will report to Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO. According to the firm, “Hengst will have responsibility for setting the strategic direction, architecture and governance of Harris' global IT enterprise to drive innovation, fuel growth, and enable transformation […] More

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    Harris Wraps Up CapRock Deal

    Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) finalized its planned acquisition of CapRock Communications. The privately-held firm was purchased for $525 million in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments. Private equity firm ABRY Partners was the firm’s majority owner. CapRock CEO Peter Shaper will remain on to serve as president of the business, functioning as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris […] More

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