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8/25/2014
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Navy's CANES Contract: Network Virtualization At Sea

US Navy Awards CANES contracts, valued at $2.5 billion, begins network consolidation, cyber defense upgrades.

CANES equipment being prepped for for installation aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. (Source: US Navy)
CANES equipment being prepped for for installation aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. (Source: US Navy)

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Stephane Parent
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8/28/2014 | 8:46:14 AM
Integration vs Competition?
I find it a bit utopic that the US Navy wants all the pieces to be pursued individually by the handful of contractors yet they expect all these pieces to form a unified whole.

They likely will be facing a supplier management nightmare and a system integration challenge.
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