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  1. Dover Air Force Base will benefit from a new fiber optic cable contract. Air Force

    Windstream wins DISA fiber contract

    Two bases will benefit from $3 million deal.

    • Jul 22, 2014
  2. DISA has closed a computing center in Alabama as part of an ongoing plan to centralize IT operations. tompics / Getty Images/iStockphoto

    DISA shutters Alabama DECC

    Huntsville data center closure projected to save $4.2 million per year

    • Jul 22, 2014
  3. Paige Atkins, formerly with DISA, is returning to the government on the civilian side. Mike Morones/Staff

    Former DISA official heads to Commerce

    After three years away from government, Paige Atkins is returning.

    • Jul 22, 2014
  4. Pre-award bid protests often focus on whether the solicitation provisions were ambiguous, unreasonable or favor one company over another. File

    Protest could delay DISA cloud storage contract

    Oracle files pre-award objection to the Enterprise Storage Services II solicitation.

    • Jul 15, 2014
  5. Riot police arrest a protester in the vicinity of the FIFA Fan Fest in Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil is one of several nations expected to provide agrowing market for non-lethal weapons such as tasers and police batons in coming years. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP/Getty Images

    Non-lethal weapons market to reach $1.6B

    India, Brazil and South Africa expected to bring new market opportunities.

    • Jul 16, 2014
  6. Responsibilities for cybersecurity between DISA, the NSA, U.S. Cyber Command and other components will take time and thought to sort out, accordingt o acting DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen (shown here in 2012, when he was Department of the Navy CIO). File

    DoD launching DISA cybersecurity joint task force

    Mission: Help secure and defend the DoD Information Network, defining the role of each organization involved.

    • Jul 8, 2014
  7. ADM Mike Rogers: DISA needs an operational mission to operate and defend the DoDIN. SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty Images

    DISA needs DoDIN operational mission, says cyber chief

    DISA was primarily an engineering and acquisition organization, but that should change, Rogers says.

    • Jul 3, 2014
  8. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, is one of two sites where DISA is consolidating network operations centers. File

    DISA to merge four network centers into two

    Lockheed Martin is performing the work in Illinois and Hawaii.

    • Jul 2, 2014
  9. Artel gets DISA task order

    Company will provide Ku-band services for unspecified customer.

    • Jun 27, 2014
  10. DISA and LLC will collaborate on research into hybrid SATCOM. NASA

    DISA, Laser Light to explore laser-based SATCOM

    R&D agreement centers on hybrid satellite-terrestrial technology.

    • Jun 17, 2014
  11. Admiral Michael Rogers, commander of US Cyber Command, believes DISA will take an expanding role in DoD network defense. SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty Images

    DISA searches for fit with evolving Cyber Command

    Rogers sees an expanding role for the agency as organizational relationships evolve.

    • Jun 17, 2014
  12. The Marine Corps is looking to commercial providers for mobile device security. Lars Schwetje / Staff

    Marines look to commercial providers for mobile security

    Corps seeks alternatives to DISA's mobile management.

    • Jun 6, 2014
  13. DISA's five-year plan. DISA

    Mobility prominent in DISA plan

    Legitimate security issues remain, but the potential gain from the technology is significant.

    • May 29, 2014
  14. Joint Information Enterprise capabilities are being rolled out across the entire Defence Department network, according to JIE Implementation Director David Stickley. Thomas L Burton

    JIE shifts away from incremental approach

    The Joint Information Environment originally was planned to be rolled out in increments, but DoD officials are turning away from the sequential approach.

    • May 29, 2014
  15. Capt. Timothy Jastrab follows preflight procedures for a C-17 Globemaster III via an Electronic Flight Bag. Air Force

    Priority check for DISA

    Head of information assurance on defensible architecture, cloud, mobility.

    • May 13, 2014
  16. John Hickey, Program Manager, DoD Mobility, Defense Information Systems Agency, says mobility's challenges are being steadily overcome Rob Curtis/Staff

    DoD seeking ways around mobility hurdles

    Acquisition cycles and other factors inhibit efforts.

    • May 13, 2014
  17. DISA extends C2 modernization contract

    Northrop Grumman has been awarded an additional $53 million contract to modernize the Department of Defense command and control system that manages joint and multinational operations.

    • May 13, 2014
  18. DISA has launched an internal secure cloud for the military to use. Army

    DoD cloud spending expected to surge

    Defense inches closer to catching up to the rest of the government.

    • May 13, 2014
  19. DISA loses points on innovation survey

    NASA leads the pack.

    • Apr 25, 2014
  20. DISA official joins consulting firm

    Former PEO for communications charts new path.

    • Apr 24, 2014
  21. DISA is testing technology that could someday replace the Common Access Card. Army

    DISA tests a move away from CAC

    Derived credentials use digital tokens rather than a card reader to manage access.

    • Apr 25, 2014
  22. DISA picks enterprise-wide security standard

    BAE system will become part of the Cross Domain Enterprise Services.

    • Apr 24, 2014
  23. DISA CIO David Bennett says commercial cloud offerings are beginning to appeal more to DoD. DISA

    DoD taking new look at commercial cloud

    Robust offerings from major companies hold appeal, but many concerns remain.

    • Apr 14, 2014
  24. Mobile device management challenges some agencies. Getty Images/iStockphoto

    DISA's mobile device management plan a popular option

    Now work is underway on a plan for classified networks.

    • Apr 18, 2014
  25. Push for unified capabilities is partly about 'one-stop shopping,' says Army CIO Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell.

    DOD pushing toward unified capabilities

    Acquisition and user experience play into IP-based services initiative.

    • Mar 25, 2014
  26. DISA Vice Director MG Alan Lynn.

    Eye on the enterprise

    DISA's Alan Lynn on JIE, cloud brokering and unified capabilities

    • Mar 24, 2014
  27. Brig. Gen. Kevin Nally, USMC, Director of C4, Chief Information Officer of the Marine Corps, believes the Corps' own email system meets its needs, so no migration to DoD's enterprise email is needed. Colin Kelly / Gannett Government Media Co.

    Marine Corps sticking to guns on email

    Leadership resisting move to DoD system.

    • Mar 20, 2014
  28. DISA releases updated portal

    DEPS 2.0 blends dedicated and shared services.

    • Mar 17, 2014
  29.  Richard Duval / Microsoft

    Navy, Marine Corps transferring data to commercial cloud

    Big Data on the move in data center consolidation.

    • Mar 13, 2014
  30. Intelligence Agencies Ask for 5 Percent Less in 2015

    The US Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released the base budget figure requested for US intelligence programs Thursday, with a request for $45.6 billion as part of the president's 2015 budget.

    • Mar 6, 2014
  31. US Air Force Maj. Gen. John Shanahan, center, and Lt. Gen. Robert Otto, right, say the Air Force must focus on cyber, space and human ISR. US Air Force

    USAF Eyes Future of ISR

    The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan will leave lasting changes on the US military, but their biggest legacy on the Air Force has been the impact on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR).

    • Feb 24, 2014
  32. DISA, the Army and Air Force are joining forces to purchase Adobe products. Sgt. Mike MacLeod / U.S. Army

    DISA leads joint agreement for Adobe products

    The Defense Information Systems Agency is partnering with the Army and Air Force on a $40.5 million deal to consolidate Adobe product purchases under a single contract.

    • Feb 18, 2014
  33. Mobile devices still lack the full confidence of some agencies. Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images for Samsung

    DoD still hesitant about mobile devices

    DISA efforts to develop mobile network could address longstanding worries.

    • Feb 24, 2014
  34. Marines consider trading DISA for commercial cloud

    An RFI suggests the Corps is looking for a new host for enterprise logistics.

    • Feb 19, 2014
  35. Lt. Gen. Michael Basla (left), seen here touring the 2nd Space Operations Squadron, looks to DISA to aid the Air Force in several ways. Air Force

    Air Force touts DISA as key partner

    Agency is instrumental in consolidating and standardizing information systems.

    • Feb 13, 2014
  36. Booz Allen Hamilton will continue working under a DISA contract that had originally gone to another company. Pictured: Booz Allen's McLean, Va., headquarters. Thomas Brown / Gannett Government Media Corp

    Booz Allen keeps place on DISA contract

    Company brought back after successor contract comes under protest.

    • Jan 23, 2014
  37. DISA defends commercial cloud strategy

    The Defense Information Systems Agency is not abandoning its strategy to offer commercial cloud services, despite scrapping a planned $450 million contract for commercial data storage, web hosting and other cloud services, according to DISA officials.

    • Jan 22, 2014
  38. DISA considers unified capabilities in the cloud

    Voice, video and collaboration could become web-delivered

    • Jan 22, 2014
  39. A House-approved spending measure includes $85 billion in war-funding. Army

    House passes spending bill with $572B for Pentagon

    The House on Wednesday approved a mammoth spending bill that funds the Pentagon and America's overseas conflicts through Sept. 30. The vote tally was 359-67.

    • Jan 15, 2014
  40. Is DISA a good place to work?

    The Defense Information Systems Agency ranked 184 out of 300 component agencies included in the 2013 Best Places to Work survey released last month.

    • Jan 9, 2014

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