Tech deals: Aruba, Alion, NetApp, SAS, iGov, Oracle

Aruba, Alion, NetApp, SAS, iGov Technologies, Oracle, among others, have announced their technology deals or technology deployments.
tablet user


Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (HPE), announced that Liberty University, the largest university in Virginia, has expanded its Williams Stadium using Aruba wireless, security and network management solutions.


Alion Science and Technology, headquartered in McLean, Va. has won a 60-month, $37 million order to support the Autonomous Maritime Systems Test Center (AMSTC) and Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs) from the Department of Navy, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, RI.


NetApp has partnered with DreamWorks to develop and oversee the studio’s customized Data Fabric approach, designed to enable expanded capabilities and future growth for the Glendale-based family entertainment company. NetApp’s engineers are working with DreamWorks’ IT team to optimize the Data Fabric and meet the studio’s data storage and management needs.


Volvo Trucks North America is strengthening its portfolio of uptime-boosting services by enhancing Remote Diagnostics with an advanced analytics platform from global analytics leader SAS.

iGov Technologies

iGov Technologies, a provider of DoD tactical C4ISR systems and services programs, has won a $37.4 million contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland.


Mitsubishi Electric is leveraging Oracle ERP Cloud and Oracle SCM Cloud to power manufacturing process. It used Oracle Cloud Platform’s Internet of Things (IoT), Java, API and integration capabilities to simplify and accelerate connectivity between devices on the factory floors and across the entire manufacturing value chain.

Oracle Cloud

Solairus Aviation is using Oracle CX Cloud with Oracle ERP Cloud and Oracle EPM Cloud to offer customers detailed invoices and expense reports for each aircraft. Solairus automated processes and connectivity between Oracle Cloud ERP and its disparate financial systems. It provided a portal for its customers, reporting a 12 percent increase in productivity, both in terms of cost per transaction and cost per aircraft for its accounting group.

Oracle Service Cloud

Turning Point, a UK-based charity applying advanced computer technology to support and help treat people, is using an online system based on Oracle Service Cloud.The company uses Oracle Content and Experience Cloud for its staffers to distribute up-to-date and consistent treatment protocols to all Turning Point locations and employee websites.

Zayo Group Holdings

Quantum Xchange has selected Zayo Group Holdings for a dark fiber solution to power the first Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) network in the U.S. The 530-mile route will extend from Boston to Washington D.C., leveraging Zayo’s existing network along the eastern corridor.

Digital Matrix Systems

Digital Matrix Systems announced that Moody’s Analytics has selected the company’s Data Access Point solution to aggregate data in support of their customer base. Moody’s Analytics will use Data Access Point as the connectivity engine for credit management solutions.


Travelport, a travel commerce platform, is expanding its partnership with IBM to develop innovations to disrupt the travel industry. Travelport has completed a proof of concept to streamline the validation, distribution and settlement of hotel content between its own platform, travel agencies and hotels, through IBM Blockchain. Travelport is also using IBM Watson Data Platform to personalize customer experiences with new tools and traveller recommendations.