Technology deals: Motorola, Embraer, Microsoft, Oracle, AWS

Motorola Solutions, Embraer, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Microsoft, Oracle, AWS, among others, have announced technology deals.
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Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions has signed a 5-year IDIQ contract capped at $495 million with the U.S. Army to update its mission-critical communications network. Motorola Solutions will supply Land Mobile Radio (LMR) P25 subscriber unit radios, accessories, warranty and ancillary services.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

The Dutch Ministry of Defence has selected General Atomics Aeronautical Systems to provide unmanned aircraft to the Royal Netherlands Air Force.

Embraer

US regional airline Republic Airways signed a letter of intent to buy 100 E175 passenger jets made by Brazil’s Embraer.

Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies has signed an agreement with PUBG Corporation to host its entire European server infrastructure. Multiplay, a Unity company, will manage the server migration – using a combination of enterprise grade bare metal servers — for providing a better performance and experience to gaming players.

Microsoft

National Oilwell Varco, a provider of technology, equipment and services to the global oil and gas industry, has selected Microsoft for enhancing NOV’s sales platform and field service operations to deliver premier experiences, including project management and drilling operations, to the oil and gas industry.

Oracle

V5 Systems, a global provider of outdoor security and computing platform, has deployed Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as part of its security solution. The City of Hayward implemented V5 Systems’ video surveillance in less than 30 minutes per unit. Hayward avoided nearly $1 million in trenching fees and 911 calls dropped 60 percent within the first three months of deployment.

AWS

Intuit has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as part of its strategy to migrate its services to the public cloud, moving away from investing in owning hosting platforms. Intuit is selling its Data Center in Quincy, Wash. to H5 Data Centers.

“We chose to move to AWS to accelerate developer productivity and innovation for our customers, and to accommodate spikes in customer usage through the tax season,” said H. Tayloe Stansbury, chief technology officer of Intuit.

Boeing

Boeing announced a new deal worth almost $13 billion for 100 passenger jets with Vietnamese budget airline VietJet Air on Wednesday.

Boeing has received a $3.9 billion contract to build two 747-8 aircraft for use as Air Force One by the US president Donald Trump, due to be delivered by December 2024.

Telos

Telos Corporation, a provider of continuous security solutions and services for the world’s most security-conscious organizations, announced it is one of the awardees of the $50 billion General Services Administration (GSA) Alliant 2 Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) for IT services.