Tag Archives: mobile devices

GovKinex Launches Mobile-Ready Contracting Portal Template

US Federal Contractor Registration‘s website development business has started offering a government-formatted portal layout designed to help vendors connect with government buyers on various mobile devices. GovKinex‘s contracting website template has been authorized to bypass government firewalls, spyware and other network security features, US Federal Contractor Registration said Sunday. The …

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Pentagon Disables Military Devices Amid Fixmo System Transition

The Pentagon has disabled the smartphones and tablets of some military personnel as it makes the transition to a Fixmo-based mobile device management platform, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein writes Damien Pickart, a Pentagon spokesperson, told Nextgov in an email the Defense Information Systems Agency won’t provision new Android and …

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Fixmo to Build Pentagon Mobile Mgmt Platform

The Defense Department has hired mobile security company Fixmo to develop a mobile device management platform for Pentagon staff to access email and calendar activities and browse the Internet using Google Android and Apple mobile devices, Defense News reported Monday. Nicole Blake Johnson writes the Pentagon is acquiring a monitoring …

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MeriTalk Survey: Govt Stands to Gain From Mobility Programs

A new report from MeriTalk says the U.S. government could gain 364 productive hours, or $14,000 in annual productivity gains per employee, by adopting enterprise mobility initiatives. More than 200 federal managers were surveyed for the “Feds on the Go: Network Needs for Maximum Mobility” report, which highlights federal employees’ mobile …

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Samsung, Apple Receive DoD Clearances for Mobile Devices

Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. have secured approval from the U.S. Defense Department to deploy their mobile device brands for government-wide use, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Will Connors writes the DoD could release two separate security clearances for Samsung’s Galaxy-branded smartphones and Apple’s iPhones and iPads in …

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