SIGNAL Coverage: TechNet Augusta 2017
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“We’re treating the network like a weapon system where every component must function as one seamless capability to increase lethality ... on the battlefield.” —Maj. Gen. Bruce Crawford, USA, Army CIO/G-6
Modernizing the network saves money, improves cybersecurity and benefits warfighters, Army officials say.
Using commercial cellphones on the battlefield puts soldiers at risk of demoralizing and potentially deadly propaganda campaigns.
“They’re going to hit us and hit us and hit us, and the only way we’ll be able to survive and to operate through that is to start expanding the level of training and the experience that we have operating with degraded systems or sometimes no systems at all.” —Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman, USA (Ret.), former director of command, control, communications and computers/cyber for the Joint Staff
PEO IEW&S seeks enhanced sensors that do not overload the networks and electronic warfare systems that adapt with the threat.
One of the Army’s biggest needs in the area of tactical C3 is radio waveforms that are difficult to detect and intercept.
Future battlefields may include robots, AI, quantum computing and driverless convoys, as well as cyber and other game-changing capabilities.
The Army’s first doctrine for fighting in the cyberspace and electronic warfare domains already is changing the way the service operates.
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Information is an essential weapon and the soldiers need lightweight, rugged, purpose-built infrastructure to support their mission-critical applications, wherever they are needed. A truly tactical, game-changing solution is now available to support the Warfighter, delivering enterprise-grade compute and storage resources in a single, airline compliant rollaway case. Learn More.
Learn about the enterprise cloud trends that have emerged in the seven years since the Cloud First mandate.
Almost seven years ago, the White House issued its 25-point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal IT, which mandated federal agencies to “evaluate safe, secure, cloud computing options before making any new IT investments.” The U.S. federal government seems poised to enter a new era of cloud computing after the last seven years of trial and error yielded important lessons learned and repeatable best practices.
What about cloud is working or not working? Are federal agencies fully realizing the promised cost savings? How pervasive is cloud adoption? What workloads are agencies putting into the cloud? This market study details the enterprise cloud trends that have emerged in the seven years since the Cloud First mandate. Learn More.
Imagine if you could simplify your IT infrastructure by automating routine operations without integrating additional products and technologies into your environment. What if complex, mission-critical applications could be deployed in a single click? And if everyone in your organization could leverage the same application construct to collaborate and deploy applications and services faster? Now you can…
Organizations are now able to fully automate the provisioning and management of Hybrid Cloud architectures, scaling both multi-tiered and distributed applications across different cloud environments, with a single management framework. Learn More.
*VIDEO* Former Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver produces his entire daily 3-hour radio program “There it is” LIVE from TechNet Augusta featuring speakers, dignitaries, and AFCEA staff.
The military must adopt a software-defined network to improve flexibility and interoperability with international partners while keeping pace with technology.
Electronic warfare joins the digital realm in a confluence of activities to adjust to evolving threats.
U.S. Army puts its organizational architecture on the line, prioritizing the newest warfighting domain while converging it with re-emerging combat disciplines.
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