Fed Tech Roundup July 28

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The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Mark A. Forman and Jennifer L. Napper Join Unisys Government Sector Leadership Team GUEST COLUMN: Six Steps for Achieving Agility in the Federal Space, By Ceasar Tavares WASHINGTON: Federal officials examine probable cause of spaceship crash … – […]

Ford: Stopping Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is on the rise, an now new technologies are emerging to combat this issue. Some of this new technology includes: a camera that detects where your car is in busy highway lanes, a wheel that will start to shake when your car is drifting lanes, and cruise control options to set the distance […]

FCC Releases New Net Neutrality Rules

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Net neutrality became a buzzword in 2014, as many media sources and public figures voiced their opposition to the FCC’s “fast lanes.” In order to accommodate ballooning quantities of web traffic, the FCC proposed that content providers (like Netflix) could pay Internet service providers (like Comcast) in order to access special, faster broadband connections, resulting […]

AT&T Becomes the Latest Company Affected by Data Breach

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The urgency of improving information security cannot be understated. Since the widely publicized attack on Target Corporation, data breaches have become increasingly common – sensitive information stored with both eBay and the California Department of Motor Vehicles has been compromised in the last six months alone. AT&T, the national telecommunications company based in Dallas, Texas, became […]

Mirantis: Emphasizes Truly Open OpenStack

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Mirantis OpenStack is a flexible and commercially-supported OpenStack distribution that gives enterprises the widest selection in choice of supported operating systems, hypervisors and storage back-ends. Mirantis OpenStack integrates core OpenStack components, essential related OpenStack projects and 3rd party plug-ins, in a single, commercially-supported package. Mirantis has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds […]

NGEN – Finally! This is a big deal in the DoD enterprise space

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With only a few days left in the fiscal year to award a contract, the Navy has finally announced the winner of the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) on 27 June. Congratulations to Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES), the incumbent, for landing the contract!   If fully executed, HPES would get almost $3.5 Billion dollars […]