The Rugged Insider Volume 24# April 2014

Executive Briefing
rugged-insider-vol24-dodThe Defense Budget is a mess and I feel fine

The Defense budget isn’t as confusing as you think it is; it’s much worse. We explain why this is a great opportunity.

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Quote of the Month
rugged-insider-vol24-christine“ I think that if we tried harder, we couldn’t have made this budget more complicated….Abbott and Costello couldn’t have done it better.”

Christine Fox, Acting Deputy Defense Secretary describing the new Defense budget (Defense News)

On the Web
Microsoft Wants to Kill Windows XP, but it Just Won’t Die

April 8 is the Windows XP apocalypse. Big deal. It only affects 30% of OS worldwide.

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See AMREL at:

15th Annual Science & Engineering Technology Conference/Defense Tech Expo

April 8 – 10
Hyattsville, MD

30th Annual National Logistics Forum

April 14 – 16
Washington, DC

Ft. Eustis Army Base (TRADOC HQ)

(No link available)

April 25
Newport News, VA

Bill Finn

Bill Finn
Senior Editor & Copywriter
Bill’s work has appeared in Defense Tech Briefs, IDGA, Robotics Tomorrow, and Defense IQ.

AMREL designs and manufactures small-footprint, highly integrated, rugged mobile computing solutions for aerospace, biometrics, communications, commercial, construction, data acquisition, military, Oil & Gas, Public Safety, unmanned systems, and other applications. With IP values ranging from 54 to 65, our MIL-STD 810/461 certified platforms have proven their durability in combat. AMREL’s form factors include fully rugged laptops, tablets, convertible tablets, PDAs and Atom-based handhelds. Our patented modular single solution approach minimizes peripheral devices, the total cost, and space/weight requirements. We customize, design, prototype, and deliver your solution faster than any competitor. Visit | AMREL Blog | |

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