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Highly secure network cabling infrastructure for MOD Faslane

30 January 2014

MOD Faslane Naval Base is a primary component of HM Naval Base Clyde and is the largest military establishment north of the border. As the headquarters of the Royal Navy in Scotland, the base is the home to the UK’s fleet of Vanguardclass nuclear powered and nuclear armed submarines as well as conventionally armed nuclear powered submarines; all supported by the Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines.

Faslane was looking to deploy an intelligent cabling infrastructure to serve hundreds of users and connect several of its critical communication rooms across the huge naval base.

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Flexible working for the armed forces

30 January 2014

Security concerns used to mean that Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Armed Forces personnel were unable to use a device that many of us today take for granted — a smartphone integrated with email.

But with MOD BlackBerry that’s all changed. Already more than 3,400 people are benefiting from securely seeing their calendars, accessing emails, and viewing attachments, on the move through an always-on device.

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ATLAS keeps DII on schedule with a new UAD supply chain

30 January 2014

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is replacing its many IT ‘islands' with a single, more efficient system known as Defence Information Infrastructure (DII). DII will save money and be more capable and secure.

It is the single biggest infrastructure project, to date, rolled out in Europe and when complete, over 300,000 users will be connected to the system via 150,000 User Access Devices (UADs) which could be a new desktop, laptop or mobile terminal across approximately 2,000 MoD sites worldwide.

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