Communications and Networking

DOD Enterprise Email meets some resistance

Despite DOD CIO Teri Takai’s September memo, the Navy and Marine Corps are questioning the feasibility of moving to the departmentwide system.

Army net initiative gains momentum despite shutdown

The latest version of the services Network Integration Evaluation was slowed by the government shutdown but is expected to wrap up on schedule.

JIE is linchpin of next-generation classified cloud

DISA and the services are working to synchronize efforts toward developing, fielding a Joint Information Environment that promotes interoperability.

DISA consolidates networks to support virtualization

By merging unclassified, classified networks, DISA aims to increase capability, reduce costs.

Navy announces hosted virtual desktop pilot program

HVD will support a BYOD strategy, reduce IT costs.

Unified capabilities: The IP-enabled battlefield of the future

Unified capabilities are critical to what some call the Defense Department's "everything-over-IP" infrastructure.

NGEN contract work stalled by protests

Harris Corp. and Computer Sciences Corp. filed protests against Navy’s decision to award NGEN contract to HP.

DARPA targets simulation capabilities for battle nets

The research agency seeks existing tech to test contested environments.

Raytheon radio system networks Stryker combat vehicles in theater


DARPA developing resiliency in the military cloud


Apple garners DISA approval for its mobile operating system


The Army lays out its objectives for this month's NIE 13.2

WIN-T Inc 2, Nett Warrior and other tactical communications systems now testing at White Sands Missile Range.

Army taps Exelis to operate, maintain and defend networks in SWA


Fifteen companies share in $900 million Navy SPAWAR award

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, S.C., awarded 15 companies wide-ranging contracts worth about $900 million for interoperable command, control, communication, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, information operations, enterprise information services and space capabilities.

DISA issues new guidance for secure, enterprise mobility

DISA has approved the Security Technical Implementation Guides for Blackberry and Samsung Knox devices, which means that DOD organizations will be able to use those devices in conjunction with a secure enterprise mobility environment.

Let the protests begin