Posts from GovConDaily for 01/07/2015

January 7 Market Close: GovConIndex Reverses Downward Trend

The GovConIndex reversed it’s downward trend closing Wednesday at 70..036, up 0.973 point, or 1.371 percent. The other indexes closed strong also with the Dow Jones industrial average at 17,584…
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Guest Post: Jack London on Commitment to Character as a New Year’s Resolution

(Jack London is executive chairman of the board at CACI International) Many use the start of a New Year to reflect on blessings, lessons learned and goals for the coming year. I propose that we all start the year with a new, or refreshed, commitment to good character…
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Lt. Gen. Bill Bender: Air Force Pushes Forward on JIE Cyber Efforts

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender has said the U.S. Air Force is planning to integrate role-based authentication and other cybersecurity measures to its systems as it builds on the Joint Information Environment concept, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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Scott Smith: Iridium NEXT Platform Software Completes Tests Ahead of Launch

Iridium Communications has completed the initial test phase on the primary functions of the Thales Alenia Space-developed Iridium NEXT platform software ahead of the first satellite launch this year…
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Research and Markets: Global Platform-as-a-Service Market to Reach $8B by 2020

A new Research and Markets report predicts that the global platform-as-a-service market will grow to $7.98 billion by 2020. The figure represents a 25.7 percent compound annual growth rate, up from a market size of $1…
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Tim Hoechst: Agilex Joins AWS’ Govt Cloud Reseller Program

Agilex has agreed to offer professional services for U.S. government customers of an Amazon Web Services cloud offering. The partnership allows Agilex to deliver consulting, development, engineering and operational services to agencies that aim to leverage the AWS GovCloud (US) system, Agilex said Tuesday
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