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DoD Begins Migrating IT Users to DEOS; Brian Hermann Quoted

Defense Enterprise

The Department of Defense (DoD) has started migrating its IT users to Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS), the multibillion commercial cloud-based environment that will deliver collaboration services to the Defense Department. DEOS began the rollout process to its first users on Jan. 14th, according to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), who is spearheading the migration.

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MTEC to Develop Prototypes to Link Medical Networks for DoD

Medical Networks

The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), composed of medical enterprise technology developers, will work to create prototypes that link medical data, software and situational awareness to create a unified network across different parts of the military, such as research labs and tactical responders. The DoD currently anticipates spending $5.8 million on a prototype, with potential funds for follow-on work.

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Technology Advancement Group Names Craig Janus as CEO

Craig Janus

Technology Advancement Group (TAG) has appointed Craig Janus as chief executive officer (CEO). Janus will report to the Board of Directors and work with them to drive the company’s position in the engineering and technology services market. “The Board and I are confident that Craig is the right person to build on TAG’s momentum," said Dr. Ed Bersoff, chairman of the Board at TAG.

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Fortress Information Security Names John Cofrancesco VP of BD

Fortress

Fortress Information Security has appointed John Cofrancesco as vice president of Business Development. He will bring a demonstrated history of working across the Department of Defense (DoD), federal and computer software sectors. “I cannot wait to see where this new chapter of my career will take me, and to grow and learn within this role,” said Cofrancesco in a recent statement

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Sehlke Consulting Reports 2020 Results, 2021 Projections; Chad Sehlke Quoted

Chad Sehlke, founder and CEO

Sehlke Consulting reported that 2020 marked the company’s largest revenue growth year, resulting in a 58 percent increase in revenue. Additionally, the company will strive to continue its growth, moving into 2021. “Since 2013, Sehlke has averaged 101 percent in year-over-year revenue growth. We are proud of what our teams continue to accomplish,” said the company’s founder and CEO, Chad Sehlke.  

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Perspecta Labs Wins Contract to Develop DoD Spectrum Access Manager

Petros Mouchtaris

Perspecta Labs has been awarded a three-year, $6.2 million prime contract to develop a spectrum access manager for the Department of Defense (DoD) under the National Spectrum Consortium's Spectrum Base Agreement. “Perspecta Labs will leverage its leading expertise in RF spectrum solutions to design, develop, integrate and demonstrate a spectrum access management and planning tool,” said Petros Mouchtaris, Ph.D., president of Perspecta Labs. 

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DoD Increases 5G Testing with New Competition; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios

The Department of Defense (DoD) has introduced a new competition to build open “5G protocol stack software,” a core component for using the physical network hardware, which is currently being tested by the department. The competition will also expand DoD’s partnerships with private sector companies. In addition, the department recently announced its 5G implementation plan

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GSA Selects Everbridge to Provide CEM Platform; Mike Mostow Quoted

Everbridge

The General Services Administration (GSA) has selected Everbridge’s Mass Notification platform to secure the agency’s employees, facilities and operations. Everbridge’s CEM platform will help keep employees safe and informed across a variety of threats such as a global pandemic, hurricanes, wildfires, cyberattacks, IT outages and more. Everbridge received its FedRAMP authorization in 2018.

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SAIC Names Ravi Dankanikote BD SVP of Defense, Civilian Sector; Bob Genter Quoted

Ravi Dankanikote

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has appointed Ravi Dankanikote as senior vice president of business development for the company’s Defense and Civilian Sector. Dankanikote will report to Bob Genter, president of SAIC Defense and Civilian Sector. “Ravi brings with him a strong track record of winning business and a focus on creating differentiated business development strategies," said Genter.

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Teledyne Unit Receives WGS Certification for Satcom Modems

SATCOM

Teledyne Paradise Datacom, part of the Teledyne Defense Electronics Group, has received certification for two of its modems, QFlex-400 and Q-Lite Compact Modem Card, for use in the Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) system. “The WGS certification process is one of the most stringent and demanding certifications for any satcom manufacturer to successfully complete,” said Mike Towner, senior director of Sales, Marketing. 

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