Brian Roach Juniper Networks

3 reasons software-defined networking is streamlining DOD IT

SDN is tailor-made for the consolidation, automation and security needs of the department, Juniper’s Brian Roach writes.

Army equips first combined Shadow/Apache unit

The move puts control of manned and unmanned operations under one roof as part of the service's restructuring plan.

Pentagon's near-zero power plan could change the game for wireless sensors

DARPA's N-ZERO program would make devices that lie dormant but aware until triggered by a specified event.

DOD's acquisition reform effort focuses on cybersecurity

Under Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall says the latest version of Better Buying Power addresses a “pervasive problem.”

Army outlines plans for the next-generation of virtual training

The tools, designed to address the changing nature of combat, will reside on a global, cloud-based network that will connect solders around the world.

Army maps out plan for better, smarter ground robots

A new program also wants to establish standard platforms and modular designs to allow for fast development and easy upgrades.

Attacks reveal China's 'Great Cannon' cyber weapon

Researchers studying attacks on an anti-censorship non-profit say China has weaponized its Internet.

Army moves logistics processing to IBM's Hybrid Cloud

The move adds data analytics and other tools to help improve performance and cut costs.