Boeing Teams with Industry Leaders to Expand Information-Sharing Environment Capabilities

Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced it has formed a team of premier industry partners to establish the next generation, virtual information-sharing environment that will enable government organizations to better collaborate.

Principal teammates currently include Computer Sciences Corporation, Electronic Data Systems Corporation, The Hewlett-Packard Company, and Sun Microsystems, Inc., as well as a number of other premier technology providers.

The Boeing-led team will develop information-sharing environment solutions that enable customers to share large collections of information across all levels of security over diverse networks.

"Boeing has assembled the best of industry to create innovative and collaborative solutions that will deliver low-risk transformational capabilities," said Howard Chambers, vice president and general manager of Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems. "Information-sharing environments are key to situational awareness and knowledge management, and through our lead systems integration work on Future Combat Systems, Ground-based Midcourse Defense and other programs, Boeing and its partners continue to solve our customer's most challenging technical problems."

Boeing's partners bring knowledge and expertise in Enterprise Architecture Knowledge Base development, Information Technology Information Library development, Service Oriented Architecture design and implementation, systems engineering, technical design and operational support.

A unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is one of the world's largest space and defense businesses. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is a $30.8 billion business. It provides network-centric system solutions to its global military, government and commercial customers. It is a leading provider of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; the world's largest military aircraft manufacturer; the world's largest satellite manufacturer; a foremost developer of advanced concepts and technologies; a leading provider of space-based communications; the primary systems integrator for U.S. missile defense; NASA's largest contractor; and a global leader in sustainment solutions and launch services.
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