Tag Archives: data

NASA Publishes Best Practices Handbook to Improve Space Operations; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine

NASA has published the Spacecraft Conjunction Assessment and Collision Avoidance Best Practices Handbook to provide insight on best practices for coordinating in-orbit activity safely. “Now is the time for all space operators to leverage innovative commercially available space situational awareness data, information, and analysis to mitigate the potential for in-orbit collisions and sustain key orbital regimes,” said NASA administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient Jim Bridenstine.

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Quantum Acquires Square Box Systems to Expand Data Portfolio; Jamie Lerner Quoted

Jamie Lerner

Quantum has acquired Square Box Systems, a specialist in data cataloging, user collaboration, and digital asset management software. "This acquisition will not only help our customers make better business decisions based on their data, but it represents another key step in Quantum's transformation by adding data enrichment technology to our portfolio,” said Jamie Lerner, president and CEO at Quantum

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Tsymmetry Names New Executives to Advisory Board


Tsymmetry’s  Board of Directors has appointed Patricia Todaro Bolin, John Sutton and Amanda Brownfield to its inaugural Advisory Board to expand business growth and innovative solutions for the federal IT and private sectors. "Their alignment with our company’s vision will further expand Tsymmetry’s growth,” Tsymmetry chairman Philip Lowit said.

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US-European Satellite Delivers First Sea Level Measurements; Thomas Zurbuchen Quoted


Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, a joint U.S.-European satellite built to measure global sea surface height, has sent back its first measurements of sea level. "We're excited for Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich to begin its critical work studying sea level and helping us understand the many aspects of our planet's global ocean," said Thomas Zurbuchen.

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Hypori Releases Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021


Hypori Virtual Mobility, Intelligent Waves' subsidiary that specializes in securing BYOD devices of critically sensitive data, has released its “Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021,” What Employers and Employees Need to Know to Stay Safe. Hypori’s report has addressed mobile device security trends, including long-term strategies, effective digital tools, location independence to support remote work and resilience against global cybersecurity threats.

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Curtiss-Wright’s PacStar Business Wins Contract to Upgrade USMC Combat Data Network

Lynn Bamford

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions’ PacStar business has been awarded a $25 million contract to upgrade a portion of the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Combat Data Network (CDN). “We are honored that the U.S. Marine Corps has chosen PacStar equipment to upgrade their CDN,” said Lynn Bamford, president, Defense and Power Segments, Curtiss-Wright Corporation.

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Lumen Launches Edge Compute Platform; Shaun Andrews Quoted

Shaun Andrews

Lumen Technologies has launched the Lumen Edge Compute platform to enable customers to extend high-bandwidth, data-intensive applications to the cloud edge. "This is a game changer - real-time application hosting, data processing and storage capabilities for enterprises that need to deliver emerging technologies and applications at the edge," said Shaun Andrews, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Lumen Technologies. 

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Microsoft Launches Top Secret Cloud Service; Tom Keane Quoted

FedRAMP Incident

Microsoft has developed a new cloud service to protect agencies’ data that is classified as “top secret.” The company will continue to work with the US Government on accreditation for Azure Government Top Secret. “The broad range of services will meet the demand for greater agility in the classified space," said Tom Keane, corporate vice president of Azure Global.

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Janes Enters Agreement to Acquire Global Platforms and Systems from Avascent


Janes has entered an agreement to acquire Avascent’s defense market analytics business, Global Platforms and Systems (GPS), to support the company’s industry intelligence solutions and enhance the offering it provides to customers. Janes expects completion of the acquisition in January 2021 subject to customary conditions. Janes will further its momentum since becoming an independent business.

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AWS Collaborates with BlackBerry to Develop Intelligent Vehicle Data Platform

ICT Supply Chain

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and BlackBerry Limited announced a multi-year, global agreement to develop and market BlackBerry's Intelligent Vehicle Data Platform (IVY). IVY is a scalable, cloud-connected software platform that will allow automakers to provide a consistent and secure way to read vehicle sensor data, normalize it and create actionable insights from that data both locally in the vehicle and in the cloud. 

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