Tag Archives: Telecommunication

CenturyLink’s David Young on Gov’t Shutdown, EIS Telecom Contract Transition

David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink, has said he believes a delay in agencies’ issuance of solicitations under the $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract for telecommunications services due to the partial government shutdown does not affect the transition goal for the EIS vehicle, FCW reported Thursday. In December, the General Services Administration decided to extend until 2023 existing telecom support contracts, which are set to expire in 2020, to provide agencies enough time to transition to the EIS vehicle.

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PAR Technology Subsidiary to Operate, Maintain Air Force Global Communication Station

A PAR Technology subsidiary has received a $5.2 million subcontract from Delta Solutions & Strategies to support a U.S. Air Force-run global communication station in Puerto Rico. Rome Research Corp. will operate and maintain USAF’s Air Combat Command High Frequency Global Communication System-Puerto Rico Station, the company said Thursday. HFGCS-PRS is one of the …

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FireEye-Parsons Alliance Seeks to Offer Multisector Cybersecurity Platforms; David DeWalt, Chuck Harrington Comment

FireEye and Parsons have partnered to develop a portfolio of technology and service offerings designed to minimize security risks in physical and cyber systems. The alliance seeks to combine FireEye’s threat intelligence and information technology protection services with Parsons’ critical infrastructure management expertise, FireEye said Monday. “Critical infrastructure providers are …

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Thales to Help O3b Networks Expand Satellite Constellation; Jean Loic Galle Comments

Thales Alenia Space has been selected to produce an additional eight satellites for O3b Networks’ medium Earth orbit constellation. The satellites will add to the existing twelve operational satellites in orbit used by O3b Networks to supply trunking and mobile backhaul connectivity to telecommunication firms, Thales said Thursday. The new …

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Jacobs Designated Cisco Gold Partner; Darren Kraabel Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced Wednesday, it has achieved a gold certification as a partner of Cisco in providing telecommunication technology services to customers. “Cisco Gold status is a significant achievement for Jacobs, one that complements and enhances our value-added reseller and technology lifecycle management services,” said Darren Kraabel Jacobs Vice …

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Amit Yoran: RSA to Shift Tech Investments, Eyes Telecom Partnerships

Amit Yoran, president of RSA, has discussed company’s move to transform the business across its entire enterprise and plans to partner with telecommunication firms in India with Firstpost in an interview published Friday. Yoran told Firstpost’s Ivor Soans that RSA has increased its investments in identity management and authentication services, threat monitoring, security operations center and …

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Executive Profile: Greg Pelton, Avaya Government Solutions CTO

Greg Pelton serves as chief technology officer at Avaya Government Solutions, where he oversees the business division’s technical assets for serving federal government clients. Pelton developed the unit’s sales engineering organization and works to apply government standards to Avaya’s offerings, as well as to create go-to-market products and collateral. He started his career at …

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Oracle to Update Telecom Firm’s Info System; Wendy Alin Arias Gallegos Comments

Oracle has been selected to update the information system of Mexico-based telecommunication firm Cablemas in order to help that company manage large volumes of customer data. Oracle will implement its engineered systems such as the Exalytics in-memory machine and Exadata database to replace the Grupo Televisa subsidiary’s hardware for processing finance, …

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Global Research Program Selects Cisco Solution for Remote Communication

The Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation research program has selected Cisco’s Telepresence Movi to help meet demand for global video conferencing solutions, Cisco announced today. ESPA is dedicated to research that aims to improve understanding of the way ecosystems function, the services they provide and their relationship with the political economy and …

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