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China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

The use of home-made servers in Beijing’s national banks may prevent inclusion of hidden backdoors that facilitate intelligence gathering by the US National Security Agency, according to expert in the US-China relations, RIA Novosti reports. Chinese government institutions, including the […]


Defense Department Needs to Act Like IBM to Save Itself

Defense Department Needs to Act Like IBM to Save Itself

The Department of Defense spends around $400 billion a year on goods and services. This includes everything from ships, tanks, planes and ballistic missiles to freight hauling, medical care and even the cut-rate toothpaste provided in government-subsidized commissaries. It also […]


US court sides with Amazon on CIA cloud contract

US court sides with Amazon on CIA cloud contract

A US federal judge has reinstated a CIA cloud computing contract with Amazon, rejecting a challenge from IBM, according to court documents released Tuesday. Judge Thomas Wheeler of the Federal Court of Claims said in a notice posted by the […]


CIA faulted for choosing Amazon over IBM on cloud contract

CIA faulted for choosing Amazon over IBM on cloud contract

The CIA selected Amazon over IBM to build a cloud computing service for the spy agency even though IBM’s proposal carried a lower price tag, according to a government report. IBM protested the CIA’s decision to the Government Accountability Office […]


BAE, IBM to Jointly Bid for UK Air Defense Network

BAE, IBM to Jointly Bid for UK Air Defense Network

We have joined forces with IBM to bid for the first increment of the UK Network Enabled Airspace Defence & Surveillance (NEADS) programme NEADS is the future Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) programme which will replace Rapier missiles and introduce […]


IBM taking US Air Force into software cloud

IBM taking US Air Force into software cloud

San Francisco: IBM said Thursday it has been enlisted by the US Air Force to show how defense and intelligence networks can safely soar into the online software “cloud.” “Our goal is to demonstrate how cloud computing can be a […]


 
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