Defense Information Systems Agency


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Defense Information Systems Agency

(DISA) Formerly called the Defense Communications Agency (DCA), this is the government agency responsible for managing the Defense Data Network (DDN) portion of the Internet, including the MILNET. Currently, DISA administers the DDN, and supports the user assistance services of the DDN NIC.

http://disa.mil/.
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The JIE-JRSS initiative is a long-awaited modernization project that will improve latency and streamline functionality of existing Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) networks.
Norwegian wireless products and solutions provider Nera ASA said on Wednesday (8 June) that the US Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) had approved Nera's broadband over satellite system.
The Defense Information Systems Agency determined that DoD could save $1 M annually by using commercial communications instead of continuing to maintain and upgrade the existing sites.
This first Department of Defense testing series, called the Moonv6 project, is being coordinated by the Joint Interoperability Testing Command of the Defense Information Systems Agency and includes participation from the U.S.
MCI WorldCom Deutschland GmbH protests the terms of numerous solicitations issued by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO)--Europe, Defense Information Systems Agency, for telecommunication circuits between various United States military installations located in European nations that are members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The contract covers operation and maintenance of the DMS, frequency management, Defense Information Systems Agency circuit coordination and local area network support.
The contract covers operation and maintenance of the DMS, frequency management, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) circuit coordination, and local area network support.
Our director of DISA, the Defense Information Systems Agency, Lieutenant General Harry Raduege has noted:
We used Defense Information Systems Agency to reprogram toll-free phone numbers for recruit and customer service calls to ring in the new Center" said Montgomery.
Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), which manages Command, Control, Communications, Computing, and Intelligence systems for the Department of Defense, has adopted 25,000 units of StarOffice 5.2 software, a powerful, full-featured, multi-platform office productivity suite.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has responsibility for managing the software compliance process.
Kelley, head of the Defense Information Systems Agency, said that the number of cyberattacks on Defense Department systems more than tripled between 1998 and 1999, rising from 5,844 to 18,433.

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