Posts from GovCon Daily for 12/28/2015

Aerojet Rocketdyne Subsidiary Tests 5-KW Hall Thruster; Paul Sinton Comments

An Aerojet Rocketdyne subsidiary has tested a five-kilowatt Hall Thruster in the U.K. with a Thales Alenia Space-built power processing unit. European Space Propulsion will next transfer the production capability of the XR-5 thruster from Aerojet Rocketdyne and develop the XR-5E, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Wednesday…
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Gen. Joseph Dunford Eyes Joint Staff Workforce Reduction in 2016

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said he plans to reduce the Joint Staff workforce after New Year in a move to address the overlapping functions within the Defense Department, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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Technavio Sees 8% CAGR for Global Network Security Market in 2014-2019

A new Technavio report predicts the global network security market will grow 7.84 percent year over year through 2019 on increases in use of mobile devices. The report compares products and features for market vendors and discusses what drives and inhibits the market, Technavio said Thursday…
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IHS: Network Threat Protection Market to Reach $1.3B in 2019

IHS has released a new report that forecasts the network advanced threat protection market to hit $1.3 billion in 2019. ATP global sales reached $194 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 53 percent from the same period last year, IHS said Thursday…
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Avnet Adds Catalogic Software Data Mgmt Platform to GSA Schedule

An Avnet subsidiary will offer Catalogic Software’s storage and data management platforms to public sector agencies through a General Services Administration contract vehicle. Avnet Government Solutions will use its GSA schedule to distribute Catalogic’s information technology products across state and local education and federal government clients, Avnet said Wednesday…
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Teresa Weipert: Robotic Process Automation a Trend in Government

Teresa Weipert, executive vice president and leader of Sutherland Government Solutions, sees a growing trend of robotic process automation in the public sector as RPA offers several benefits to government…
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FireEye’s Travis Rosiek: IT ‘Fragmentation’ Strategy Can Impede Govt Cybersecurity Readiness

Travis Rosiek, chief technology officer at FireEye‘s federal division, has told Carahsoft in an interview published Wednesday he believes fragmented and complex networks at agencies affect their efforts to adopt cybersecurity technology…
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