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Navy rolls out Server, System, and Application Virtualization plan

Navy rolls out Server, System, and Application Virtualization plan

This memo stipulates that the DON must virtualize all current servers and server-based systems/applications. The process of virtualization will allow multiple operating systems and applications to be run on a single physical server, thus reducing operational costs and improving flexibility […]


Waiver approval for IT purchases moves to Army CIO/G-6

Waiver approval for IT purchases moves to Army CIO/G-6

As of July 1, the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6 became responsible for providing waivers for customers seeking to procure commercial-off-the-shelf information technology from alternative sources. Previously, waivers were granted by the Army’s designated primary source for commercial information technology, known […]


EADS: We Need to Close the Innovation Gap Between Aerospace and IT

EADS: We Need to Close the Innovation Gap Between Aerospace and IT

A high-tech Mars Rover vehicle is operated by processors from the last century. In this respect, games consoles are head and shoulders above them. It was with this metaphor that EADS’s CEO, Tom Enders, confronted the participants at the opening […]


China’s PLA controls hackers: US IT security firm

China’s PLA controls hackers: US IT security firm

China’s army controls hundreds if not thousands of virulent and cutting-edge hackers, according to a report Tuesday by a US Internet security firm that traced a host of cyberattacks to an anonymous building in Shanghai. Mandiant said its hundreds of […]


Cassidian Supplies IT Infrastructure for NATO Headquarters

Cassidian Supplies IT Infrastructure for NATO Headquarters

Cassidian has delivered and installed the turnkey IT infrastructure to the NATO sites in Brunssum (NL), Heidelberg, Ramstein and Wesel, for use by a total of 3,000 users, and full acceptance has now been concluded without limitations. The customer was […]


Lockheed Martin Wins Support Contract for Defense Civilian Personnel Data System

Lockheed Martin Wins Support Contract for Defense Civilian Personnel Data System

Lockheed Martin was recently awarded a $254.7 million Department of Defense contract to continue supporting the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS). Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will provide sustainment, maintenance, operations, hosting and development support services for the Human […]


NATO launches exercise to beef up cyber defence

NATO launches exercise to beef up cyber defence

NATO’s Tallinn-based cyber defence centre on Monday launched a three-day exercise involving European IT and legal experts in a bid to beef up cyber defence skills through gaming. The “Locked Shields 2012″ initiative involves cyber battles between two teams, Kristiina […]


Cyberspat Erupts As Iran-Azerbaijan Relations Become Increasingly Strained

Cyberspat Erupts As Iran-Azerbaijan Relations Become Increasingly Strained

BAKU: Iranian-Azerbaijani tensions — which have been escalating for weeks — have apparently erupted into a cyberskirmish that has affected dozens of websites in both countries. Meanwhile, a meeting between Azerbaijani, Iranian, and Turkish foreign ministers scheduled for January 17 […]


Army CIO aims to consolidate, close 185 data centers by FY14

Army CIO aims to consolidate, close 185 data centers by FY14

Before more than 500 information technology business representatives, the Army’s chief information officer said Wednesday the service plans to consolidate data centers and close at least 185 by fiscal year 2014. Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence said the Army Data […]


 
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