05 May 16. PEI-Genesis, the world’s fastest assembler of precision connectors, has entered into an authorized value-add distribution partnership with Esterline Connection Technologies – SOURIAU, it was announced today by Steven Fisher, CEO of PEI-Genesis. The partnership will expand the company’s already broad offering of harsh environment, high performance, value-add connectors. “Because we are a SUNBANK distributor partner, we already have a close working relationship with the Esterline team,” said Fisher. “Expanding our partnership allows for the SOURIAU products to be available through PEI’s unique high mix, low volume channel. The SOURIAU products will now be available to customers wanting a highly tailored solution – and quickly – along with exceptional service and engineering support.”
The Esterline SOURIAU/SUNBANK product line includes a range of Industrial, Military and Aerospace Grade connector and backshell technologies suited for the harsh environments of Aviation, Industrial, Energy, Transportation, Medical, Defense, and Space. “Adding a partner with a commitment to ensuring top quality and a strong culture of operational excellence will only strengthen our ability to provide our customers exactly what they want, when they want it, faster than anyone in the industry,” said Mike Owens, Vice President of Operations, PEI-Genesis. (Source: BUSINESS WIRE)
05 May 16. Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX), a leading enterprise content management platform, today announced Box for Government, an initiative that enables government organizations to become more efficient, productive, and collaborate more easily between teams and across agencies; improving responsiveness to citizens and key stakeholders. This tailored solution leverages the Box platform and its ecosystem of partners to modernize business processes and accelerate government digitization efforts. The company also announced today that it has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management program (FedRAMP) Provisional Authority to Operate from the Defense Information Systems Agency.
“Box for Government will make it easier than ever for government organizations to deploy Box at scale, become more agile, and drive their digital transformation strategies forward,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO at Box. “We are heavily focused on bringing the highest level of security and compliance to our customers across all industries. With FedRAMP, we’re now ensuring that the government can get the level of security, protection, and control of data they need to accelerate their move to the cloud and deliver critical government services more efficiently.”
Box is used across some of the largest U.S. federal, state and local agencies, including the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Justice, United Nations, U.S. Department of Commerce, and the States of California, Washington and New York, to improve information sharing and mission coordination, while ensuring the privacy and security of sensitive data. Box also works with the UK Government Digital Service (GDS), the digital arm of the British government. Box for Government will offer tailored solutions to help government organizations:
• Facilitate and improve secure information sharing and coordination to help employees more quickly and easily resolve cases and drive initiatives with stakeholders in multiple departments, locations, and agencies.
• Retire costly legacy infrastructure, automate business processes and power new digital workflows.
• Enable new and more productive ways of working for employees from anywhere on any device, including teleworking, remote and field operations, and cross-agency working groups.
• Mitigate risk in a landscape of sophisticated threats by providing unparalleled visibility, detection and security tools to ensure sensitive data is securely managed and meets the highest compliance require