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Envistacom Expands Partnership with U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Through Two Essential IDIQ Contract Vehicles

May 9, 2019

Company to continue support of C5ISR systems for CIIS IDIQ Vehicle and program management support services for SeaPort-NxG IDIQ Vehicle WASHINGTON, DC. May 8, 2019 – Envistacom today announced during SATELLITE 2019 that that the company is expanding its partnership with the U.S. Navy and Department of Defense through two IDIQ contract vehicle awards, SPAWAR [...]

By Shara Atkinson

Envistacom Completes Acquisition of Fast Fit Technologies, the Leader in Waveform and Analytics Virtualization

May 9, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC., May 7, 2019 – Envistacom announced today during SATELLITE 2019 that it has completed the acquisition of Fast Fit Technologies , the leader in virtualized communication waveforms and data analytics solutions. This acquisition represents a strategic expansion for Envistacom adding to the company’s Intellectual Property portfolio and positioning Envistacom to serve as a [...]

By Shara Atkinson

Envistacom Joins The Satellite Industry Association

February 5, 2019

Washington, D.C., February 05, 2019 – The Satellite Industry Association today announced that Envistacom has joined SIA as its latest affiliate member. Envistacom is a leading provider of satellite communications and cyber solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and its coalition partners in the aerospace, defense and intelligence communities. In October 2017, the [...]

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Envistacom Selected to Modernize Phoenix Satellite Terminal for the U.S. Army

January 8, 2019

Company selected for rapid development and integration of new satellite system to deploy enhanced tactical communications ATLANTA, Ga., January 8, 2019 - Envistacom today announced that the company has been selected by the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Command Control Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) , and been awarded a Prototype Project Subagreement through an Other Transaction [...]

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Envistacom Named a Sub on U.S. Army ITES-3S Contract

December 6, 2018

IDIQ contract is valued at up to $12.1 billion Atlanta, GA – December 6, 2018 – Envistacom today announced the company has been named a subcontractor to Msol Inc. (dba Macro Solutions), on the U. S. Army’s Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 3 Services (ITES-3S) program. Awarded by the Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) [...]

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High-Power Amplifier (HPA) Configuration Selection

March 12, 2018

High Power Amplifier configuration is one of the most important decisions for Satellite Communication (SATCOM) systems. This paper will explore the pros and cons of using a Variable Phase Combiner (VPC) or a traditional waveguide switching configuration. While a VPC can provide double the power but not necessarily for double the price, a traditional 1:1 [...]

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Envistacom Boasts Record Revenue, Fortifies Communications Capabilities and Innovation Initiatives

March 12, 2018

ATLANTA, Ga., March 7, 2018 – Envistacom today announced that it captured record revenue in 2017, nearly doubling revenue year over year, with the company positioned to exceed more than 2000 percent growth in revenue since its founding in 2011. A core driver of the Georgia-based defense contractor’s exponential growth is the Envistacom Innovation Center, [...]

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The Software-Defined Data Center

November 9, 2017

The Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC) is all the buzz in the IT community.  It takes virtualization to the next level by condensing the datacenter footprint even further.  When the practice of server virtualization began, system administrators took a robust server and installed a hypervisor on it, usually VMWare.  In this example, multiple servers of various operating [...]

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Centralizing GPU Compute

October 31, 2017

In this post, we’ll explore the topic of centralizing the graphics processing unit (GPU) compute within a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment hosted on blade servers.  Typical problems are addressed in both decentralized and centralized environments.  Available technology is then examined to determine if it can resolve the problems. Problem #1 – Inefficient Dedicated Workstations [...]

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The Benefits of VMWare Horizon View for Virtual Desktops

October 31, 2017

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) introduces a way to manage user desktop and application environments with fewer resources, increased manageability, performance, and security. Organizations no longer need an expensive physical workstation for each user. Workstations can be replaced with inexpensive zero or thin clients. VDI virtualizes the physical workstation that users access through a remote desktop [...]

By Shara Atkinson