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FCC Changes Policy on Infrastructure Modifications to Support 5G Adoption

FCC

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has revised policy that governs the approval of wireless infrastructure modifications under the Spectrum Act of 2012. The revision allows infrastructure modifications to remain qualified as long as transmission equipment is not deployed at areas exceeding 30 feet beyond site boundaries. The commission executed this revision to support accelerated 5G implementation and facilitate equipment collocation.

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NSA Releases Advisory on China-Linked Cyber Vulnerabilities; Anne Neuberger Quoted

Anne Neuberger

The National Security Agency (NSA) has issued an advisory on 25 cyber vulnerabilities tied to Chinese state-sponsored malicious activities. NSA released the advisory on the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) to encourage Department of Defense entities as well as  national security and defense industrial base stakeholders to take necessary precautions.

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Accenture Partners with Blue Yonder to Transform Supply Chain Operations; Kris Timmermans, Mark Morgan Quoted

Kris Timmermans

Accenture has partnered with Blue Yonder to deliver intelligent, customer-centric supply chain transformations that leverage a cloud-first approach. The partnership will accelerate digital transformation by using the cloud. “Together with Accenture, we will drive greater client value with proven methodologies that help companies achieve their visions for resilient supply chains by putting cloud at the center,” said Mark Morgan, executive vice president of Worldwide Commercial Business, Blue Yonder.

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BAE Systems Wins US Army Contract to Provide IT Services to ARCYBER; Peder Jungck Quoted

Peder Jungck

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a one-year, $11.7 million contract to provide information technology (IT) services to the Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) to assist with the operation, maintenance, and technical aspects of the ARCYBER enterprise IT environment. “We’re pleased to continue supporting ARCYBER’s G-6,” said Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems’ Intelligence Solutions business. 

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Adm. Michael Gilday Eyes Navy Network for Crewed, Unmanned Ships Via ‘Project Overmatch’

Adm. Michael Gilday

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday asked Rear Adm. Douglas Small, head of Naval Information Warfare (NAVWAR) Systems Command, to lead an effort called Project Overmatch to develop a network that will link manned ships, submarines and aircraft to unmanned vessels to facilitate targeting information and intelligence sharing, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday.

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Lockheed Martin Wins $187.5M Contract to Build Small Satellite Mesh Network; Kay Sears Quoted

Kay Sears

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a  $187.5 million Tranche 0 contract of the Space Transport Layer from the Space Development Agency (SDA). Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will develop a mesh network of 10 small satellites that links terrestrial warfighting domains to space sensors by 2022.

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QTS Launches Bandwidth IG to Expand Atlanta Network; Jim Nolte, Sean Baillie Quoted

QTS

QTS Realty Trust has launched its Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (IG) a metro dark fiber network provider in QTS' Atlanta Metro mega data center campus. Bandwidth IG will support mission critical data centers, hyperscale customers and enterprises with high capacity dark fiber services. Bandwidth IG will deploy a metro dark fiber network in Atlanta intentionally placed to ensure minimal overlap with other networks. 

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QTS Partners with Eurofiber to Provide Dark Fiber in Europe; Jan Daan Luycks, Rhoderick van der Wyck Quoted

QTS

QTS Realty Trust has partnered with Eurofiber Netherlands to provide dark fiber between QTS' Groningen and Eemshaven, Netherlands data centers to respond to the increased demand for capacity and carrier neutral connectivity in Europe, QTS reported on Tuesday.

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