Tag: Harris

Jim RosicaOctober 8, 2018
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3min439
The Department of Management Services (DMS) will enter into final negotiations with Motorola Solutions to take over the state’s law enforcement communications network, the company announced Monday. DMS Secretary Erin Rock issued a final order, accepting a recommendation by Administrative Law Judge J. Bruce Culpepper to dismiss a protest by Harris Corp., which previously had the contract. The order was not posted Monday morning; […]

Jim RosicaApril 23, 2018
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4min217
A month after losing a contract for the state’s first responder radio system, Harris Corp. has filed a public records lawsuit in Tallahassee. The Melbourne-based company filed its complaint last week. It seeks an “expedited hearing” after it asked for information that its competitor, Motorola Solutions, says is covered by a “trade secrets” exemption. The state on March […]

Drew WilsonApril 3, 2018
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2min295
Harris Corp. said it’s challenging a recent state contract that would see Motorola Solutions build the replacement to the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System. The state announced on March 14 that it would go with Motorola over Harris, which had held the contract since September 2000. “We already submitted our intent to protest on [March 20],” […]

Peter SchorschMarch 14, 2018
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5min731
Florida has decided to go with Motorola Solutions, awarding them a contract potentially worth hundred of millions of dollars to take over the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System. “Florida’s selection of Motorola Solutions to build a new statewide public safety radio system is a vote of confidence in our decades of successfully building mission-critical communications solutions […]

Peter SchorschMarch 31, 2015
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4min137
Over the weekend, Scripps reporter Matt Dixon tuned into one of the biggest behind-the-scenes battles this session few other outlets are even talking about – the fight to replace Florida’s aging statewide, law enforcement radio system. You will note that SPB has covered the issue since it first began back in February and more recently, last week. But Dixon’s story […]

Peter SchorschMarch 31, 2015
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4min151
Over the weekend, Scripps reporter Matt Dixon tuned into one of the biggest behind-the-scenes battles this session few other outlets are even talking about – the fight to replace Florida’s aging statewide, law enforcement radio system. You will note that SPB has covered the issue since it first began back in February and more recently, last week. But Dixon’s story […]

Associated PressFebruary 9, 2015
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2min152
Communications and information technology company Harris is buying Exelis in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $4.4 billion. The new company will have about 23,000 workers worldwide, including 9,000 engineers and scientists. Exelis, the former defense unit of manufacturer ITT Corp., makes night-vision goggles, anti-bomb products and does technical work for the government. Harris Chairman, […]


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