Tactical Cloud Integration Lab- Industry Day

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  1. 1. RELEASE NO: 20111219December 19, 2011Contact Information: Kristen KushiyamaOffice: (443) 861-7566Email: kristen.e.kushiyama.civ@mail.mil ARMY SEEKING SUPPORT FOR CLOUD INTEGRATION CAPABILTIES U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC to host Industry DayABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. The U.S. Armys Research, Development andEngineering Commands communications-electronics center will hold an Industry Day Jan. 10 11 to inform potential partners of emerging technologies that will facilitate the integration of newcapabilities that support Army cloud computing development efforts. CERDEC Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorates Tactical Cloud IntegrationLaboratory focuses on developing and integrating new capabilities by bridging developers,vendors and solutions with operational users in a cohesive, isolated environment, said KesnyParent, CERDEC I2WD TCIL Program Management Office. Program Manager Distributed Common Ground System-Army, or PM DCGS-A, hasidentified the need to establish operational clouds at fixed sites and at regional nodes to supportArmy intelligence data collection and analytics capabilities, said Parent. In an effort to establish an infrastructure that supports the storage and management ofmulti-intelligence data and provide a computational framework that brings analytics to that data,CERDEC I2WD is seeking capabilities such as multi-intelligence, all-source analysiscorrelation; platform and resource allocation and optimization algorithms; predictive analysis -more-
  2. 2. tools; language translation services; still image and graphic processing capabilities; advancedhuman intelligence exploitation; and advanced visualization and conceptualization tools. Industry, government agencies and academia with capabilities to fill these technologyshortfalls related to Tactical Cloud Integration are asked to propose solutions and possiblypresent those solutions and technologies to CERDEC I2WD. Those interested in participating in TCIL Industry Day should submit participationpackages containing company information, contact information, a thorough product description,capabilities outlined in Section 4 of the I2WD TCIL Industry Day Packet and presentationoverviews to the I2WD TCIL Program Management Office team at kesny.parent@us.army.milor upesh.patel@us.army.mil. For more information about TCIL, the event and requirements for participation, visit theFederal Business Opportunities at http://go.usa.gov/Nbm. Members of the media should contact CERDEC Public Affairs atusarmy.apg.cerdec.mail.cerdec@mail.mil or 443-861-7566. ###


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