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  • Oceus Networks Unveils Mobile 4G LTE Products for Various Deployment Scenarios - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus Networks Unveils Mobile 4G LTE Products for Various Deployment Scenarios

    Oceus Networks has launched three additions to its family of mobile 4G LTE products in efforts to support size, weight and power needs of different deployment scenarios. The Reston, Virginia-based mobile technology company said Wednesday its new Xiphos Micro, Xiphos Macro and Xiphos Mid platforms are designed to aid on-the-move teams, large deployments and both large and on-the-move deployments, respectively. Oceus added Xiphos is the […] More

  • Randy Fuerst, Oceus CEO, on Public Safety Market Opportunities and Federal BYOD Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Randy Fuerst, Oceus CEO, on Public Safety Market Opportunities and Federal BYOD Programs

    Randy Fuerst, a nearly three-decade GovCon veteran, elevated to the CEO post at Reston, Virginia-based Oceus Networks earlier this year from his prior chief operating officer role there. He joined the broadband technology contractor in 2011 from CACI International, where he served as that company’s COO. Fuerst recently caught up with ExecutiveBiz to discuss wide-ranging topics […] More

  • Mutualink Tests FirstNet Tech with ESOW Multiagency Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mutualink Tests FirstNet Tech with ESOW Multiagency Demo

    Mutualink recently demonstrated Enhanced System on Wheels using FirstNet technology to test the communication system in a simulated terrorist-related emergency. ESOW seeks to promote multiagency collaboration, planning and decision-making in the event of an emergency by providing first responders with a secure LTE connection with which to share multimedia data on their mobile devices, Mutualink said […] More

  • Oceus Eyes Expansion Through New Dallas Area Comm Manufacturing, Shipping Center; Randy Fuerst, Doug Smith Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus Eyes Expansion Through New Dallas Area Comm Manufacturing, Shipping Center; Randy Fuerst, Doug Smith Comment

    Oceus Networks is opening a new operations center in the Dallas metro area for manufacturing and shipping of communications equipment to customers. The company said the new 15,000-square-foot center, located at the Cascades business park in The Colony, will serve as the company’s worldwide service center. An open house is taking place Thursday for customers, […] More

  • Oceus CEO Doug Smith Testifies to House Subpanel on 4G Tech, Spectrum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus CEO Doug Smith Testifies to House Subpanel on 4G Tech, Spectrum

    Oceus Networks CEO Doug Smith testified during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Thursday on the role of commercial-off-the-shelf technology, particularly wireless broadband, in helping fulfill growing broadband communications requirements within the military and other federal agencies. During written remarks before the subcommittee on communications and technology, Smith described his company’s role in helping […] More

  • Oceus To Provide FCC R&D For Disaster Backup Communications; Doug Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus To Provide FCC R&D For Disaster Backup Communications; Doug Smith Comments

    The Federal Communications Commission wants to be able to restore communications after a natural disaster or emergency with aircraft, Politico reports. Thursday, Oceus Networks announced its plans to provide the FCC with research and development into such a network and help conduct a broadband trial this September.  President and CEO Doug Smith said the network […] More

  • Oceus Forms Team To Develop Navy 4G Ship Network; Cal Shintani Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus Forms Team To Develop Navy 4G Ship Network; Cal Shintani Comments

    Oceus Networks has added two companies to its contract team for creating a mobile communications network on Navy ships, Oceus announced Thursday. Cambrium Networks and Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems will provide wireless point-to-point radios and antenna tracking for the networking project. Cal Shintani, chief growth officer for Oceus, said the goal of the project deliver […] More

  • NAVAIR to Use Oceus 4G Tech; Randy Fuerst Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NAVAIR to Use Oceus 4G Tech; Randy Fuerst Comments

    The Naval Air Systems Command plans to test commercial broadband communications technologies on three of its fleet’s ships this coming year, Nextgov reports.  NAVAIR plans to install the 4G long-term evolution cellular systems on its USS Kearsarge, USS San Antonio and the USS Whidbey Island ships. NAVAIR will additionally supply shipboard crews with Android-powered smartphones. […] More

  • Oceus Announces New Hires - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus Announces New Hires

    Oceus Networks announced this week several new additions to its Public Sector division. Alan Stewart joins the group as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to joining Oceus, Stewart served as CFO and senior vice president of ICF International, Inc., and CFO for DataZen, Blackboard and Deltek Systems, Inc. In his new position, […] More

  • Tuesday Tip Jar - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tuesday Tip Jar

    This week, Doug Smith, CEO of Oceus Networks, gave fellow contractors advice on filling contract obligations in an uncertain economy: “I think the existing government contractor base has to get onboard with the direction that we are going and others are going, which is doing more with less money sooner. That“™s really what we are […] More

  • Thursday Transactions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thursday Transactions

    Dell has an agreement in place to acquire SecureWorks Inc., an information-security services provider. The move would increase Dell“™s global IT-as-a-Service and information security offerings. Ericsson has sold control of its federal practice, Ericsson Federal to Tailwind Capital. Ericsson Federal will now be known as Oceus Networks.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Raytheon […] More

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