|By PR Newswire||
|March 31, 2014 05:00 AM EDT||
MCLEAN, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that it will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Washington Nationals Patriotic Series, a four-game series that celebrates the American Spirit and pays tribute to those who risk their lives and continue to make personal sacrifices to protect this country. Nationals' players will also honor these heroes by wearing their patriotic uniforms featuring the stars and stripes Curly "W."
The 2014 Patriotic Series includes the following games:
- Armed Forces Day - Saturday, May 17 vs. New York Mets at 4:05 p.m.
- Memorial Day - Monday, May 26 vs. Miami Marlins at 1:35 p.m.
- Independence Day - Friday, July 4 vs. Chicago Cubs at 11:05 a.m.
- Heroes Day - Wednesday, Sept. 10 vs. Atlanta Braves at 4:05 p.m.
"As the presenting sponsor of the Washington Nationals Patriotic Series, SAIC is proud to work with a great organization like the Washington Nationals to create an opportunity to recognize our nation's members of the military and first responders who put their lives on the line every day to protect our freedom," said SAIC CEO Tony Moraco. "This is the first year SAIC has had the privilege to sponsor this series as an independent, publicly traded company following our support last year of the Patriotic Series as part of our former parent company, and we are excited to continue our support for an event that honors our nation's heroes and their families."
As presenting sponsor, SAIC underwrites hundreds of Nationals tickets, which are donated to the organizations' members including, but not limited to active duty military personnel, reservists, retirees, veterans, wounded warriors, and their families. Also, SAIC sponsors the flag giveaway that takes place before each Patriotic Series game. Fans are encouraged to wave their flags during the Nationals In-Game Military Salute at the bottom of the third inning.
For each game of the series, SAIC and the Nationals partner with non-profit organizations, such as USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (USO-Metro), The Mission Continues, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), Operation Homefront, and Pentagon Memorial Fund, and honor their members in pre-game tributes. For Armed Forces Day, SAIC is partnering with USO-Metro and The Mission Continues to distribute the donated tickets to active duty military, veterans, and their families. On Memorial Day and in honor of TAPS 20th Anniversary, the Nationals will welcome hundreds of family members and survivors of fallen heroes as honored guests.
In celebration of Independence Day, Operation Homefront, a national organization that provides emergency assistance to military families, will be honored at the game and SAIC employees will salute the holiday with a large flag unfurling during the National Anthem. Heroes Day recognizes the Pentagon Memorial Fund and pays tribute to first responders and all those who lost their lives during the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and honors those who safeguard our homeland.
Me and a Friend Program
Throughout the season, SAIC will also co-sponsor a hospitality area for every Sunday home game in support of the Nationals' "Me and a Friend" program, which benefits the USO-Metro. As part of the program, the Nationals and USO-Metro distribute more than 1,200 tickets to these games to the children of active duty military families. These children, who face special social challenges created by their parents' frequent reassignments, are given tickets and the opportunity to bring a friend to the games. Once at the game, they will have special access to the SAIC-hosted hospitality area, which offers food and beverages as well as co-branded T-shirts for all participating in the program. Participants also get priority for the post-game "Kids Run the Bases" activities.
"As military members deploy in and out of the country and across the nation, their families must often endure the hardships associated with multiple moves, such as getting used to a new community and schools," said USO-Metro CEO and President Elaine Rogers. "Each move means military children have to re-adjust to their new environment and begin the process of making friends all over again. Thanks to the support of SAIC and the Nationals, this transition process is made easier for our young patriots and their parents, and we're extremely grateful to them for their unwavering support."
Connect with us #SAICNation @SAICinc @nationals @USOMetroDC @missioncontinue @TAPS4America @OP_Homefront
SAIC is a leading technology integrator providing full life-cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC's deep domain knowledge and customer relationships enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex government and commercial projects. SAIC's approximately 14,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. federal government, state/local, and global commercial markets, specializing in providing a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technical capabilities. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC has annual revenues of about $4 billion. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com/.
The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), sponsor of the IoTivity open source project, and AllSeen Alliance, which provides the AllJoyn® open source IoT framework, today announced that the two organizations’ boards have approved a merger under the OCF name and bylaws. This merger will advance interoperability between connected devices from both groups, enabling the full operating potential of IoT and representing a significant step towards a connected ecosystem.
Oct. 27, 2016 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,314
Kubernetes, Docker and containers are changing the world, and how companies are deploying their software and running their infrastructure. With the shift in how applications are built and deployed, new challenges must be solved. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Sebastian Scheele, co-founder of Loodse, will discuss the implications of containerized applications/infrastructures and their impact on the enterprise. In a real world example based on Kubernetes, he will show how to ...
Oct. 27, 2016 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,985
November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Penta Security is a leading vendor for data security solutions, including its encryption solution, D’Amo. By using FPE technology, D’Amo allows for the implementation of encryption technology to sensitive data fields without modification to schema in the database environment. With businesses having their data become increasingly more complicated in their mission-critical applications (such as ERP, CRM, HRM), continued ...
Oct. 27, 2016 05:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,175
Enterprises have been using both Big Data and virtualization for years. Until recently, however, most enterprises have not combined the two. Big Data's demands for higher levels of performance, the ability to control quality-of-service (QoS), and the ability to adhere to SLAs have kept it on bare metal, apart from the modern data center cloud. With recent technology innovations, we've seen the advantages of bare metal erode to such a degree that the enhanced flexibility and reduced costs that cl...
Oct. 27, 2016 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 596
SYS-CON Events announced today that Embotics, the cloud automation company, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Embotics is the cloud automation company for IT organizations and service providers that need to improve provisioning or enable self-service capabilities. With a relentless focus on delivering a premier user experience and unmatched customer support, Embotics is the fas...
Oct. 27, 2016 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,056
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudbric, a leading website security provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Cloudbric is an elite full service website protection solution specifically designed for IT novices, entrepreneurs, and small and medium businesses. First launched in 2015, Cloudbric is based on the enterprise level Web Application Firewall by Penta Security Sys...
Oct. 27, 2016 04:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,334
Intelligent machines are here. Robots, self-driving cars, drones, bots and many IoT devices are becoming smarter with Machine Learning. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Sudha Jamthe, CEO of IoTDisruptions.com, will discuss the next wave of business disruption at the junction of IoT and AI, impacting many industries and set to change our lives, work and world as we know it.
Oct. 27, 2016 04:30 PM EDT Reads: 444
Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put in new siloes. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mathias Herberts, Co-founder and CTO of Cityzen Data, will deep dive into best practices that will ensure a successful smart city journey.
Oct. 27, 2016 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 3,271
Governments around the world are adopting Safe Harbor privacy provisions to protect customer data from leaving sovereign territories. Increasingly, global companies are required to create new instances of their server clusters in multiple countries to keep abreast of these new Safe Harbor laws. Is it worth it? In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Adam Rogers, Managing Director of Anexia, Inc., will discuss how to keep your data legal and still stay in business.
Oct. 27, 2016 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,550
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Nick Son, Vice President of Cyber Risk & Public Sector at Coalfire, will discuss the latest information on the FedRAMP Program. Topics will cover: FedRAMP Readiness Assessment Report (RAR). This new process is designed to streamline and accelerate the FedRAMP process from the traditional timeline by initially focusing on technical capability instead of documentation preparedness. FedRAMP for High-impact level systems. Early in 2016 FedRAMP officially publishe...
Oct. 27, 2016 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 609
SYS-CON Events announced today that Impiger Technologies will exhibit in Booth #109 at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Impiger Technologies is a world-class, enterprise software product engineering company specializing in Mobile Application Development, Cloud Applications, Microsoft Technology Solutions, Web Technology and Telecom Services. Impiger Technologies helps enterprises improve busi...
Oct. 27, 2016 03:44 PM EDT Reads: 222
Qosmos, the market leader for IP traffic classification and network intelligence technology, has announced that it will launch the Launch L7 Viewer at CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley, being held November 1 – 3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The L7 Viewer is a traffic analysis tool that provides complete visibility of all network traffic that crosses a virtualized infrastructure, up to Layer 7. It facilitates and accelerates common IT tasks such as VM migra...
Oct. 27, 2016 03:15 PM EDT Reads: 557
In the 21st century, security on the Internet has become one of the most important issues. We hear more and more about cyber-attacks on the websites of large corporations, banks and even small businesses. When online we’re concerned not only for our own safety but also our privacy. We have to know that hackers usually start their preparation by investigating the private information of admins – the habits, interests, visited websites and so on. On the other hand, our own security is in danger bec...
Oct. 27, 2016 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 607
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
Oct. 27, 2016 02:17 PM EDT Reads: 245
As companies adopt the cloud-to-streamline workflow, deployment hasn’t been very seamless because of IT concerns surrounding security risks. The cloud offers many benefits, but protecting and securing information can be tricky across multiple cloud providers and remains IT’s overall responsibility. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Simon Bain, CEO of SearchYourCloud, will address security compliance issues associated with cloud applications and how document-level encryption is critical for sup...
Oct. 27, 2016 01:48 PM EDT Reads: 305