Posts from GovCon Daily for 06/03/2015

Oracle-SRA Team Updates Coast Guard’s HR, Payroll Mgmt Systems; Mark Johnson Comments

Oracle and SRA International have collaborated to help the U.S. Coast Guard implement a single enterprise-wide infrastructure for managing human resource and payroll functions. The Direct Access system is built to run Oracle’s PeopleSoft Global Payroll software and consolidates multiple applications used by the Coast Guard, the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SRA said Wednesday…
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David Wajsgras: New Raytheon Cyber Hub to House Research, Test Collaborations

Raytheon has opened a new research and demonstration center in Sterling, Va. to work with corporate and government customers on the defense of computing environments from cyber threats. Raytheon said Wednesday the Global Cyber Solutions Center is based at the headquarters of the company’s intelligence, information and services segment in Sterling and will act as a venue for its partners in government and industry to test, evaluate and demonstrate cybersecurity technologies…
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Lockheed Hands Navy 3rd MUOS Satellite; Iris Bombelyn Comments

Lockheed Martin has turned over a third Mobile User Objective System satellite to the U.S. Navy after the company completed on-orbit testing on the spacecraft. MUOS-3 is part of a network of satellites and relay ground stations designed to provide secure mobile communications to military users, Lockheed Martin said Wednesday…
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DARPA’s Dan Kaufman Named Deputy Director of Google’s Mobile R&D Unit

Dan Kaufman, director of the Information Innovation Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has been appointed deputy director of Google’s advanced technology and projects business, Fedscoop reported Tuesday…
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IDC Forecasts $1.7T Market Value for Internet of Things by 2020

An International Data Corp. report projects the Internet of Things market to grow by the end of 2020 at a 16.9 percent compound annual growth rate and generate a total worldwide revenue of $1.7 trillion…
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