BEA, Lockheed Martin Strike Defense Deal
BEA and Lockheed Martin will work together to deliver application server-based solutions for a variety of needs, including Homeland Security.BEA Systems Inc. is making a significant new foray into the government market through a new relationship with Lockheed Martin Corp. to deliver application server-based solutions for a variety of needs, including Homeland Security, the companies said. Under an agreement announced Monday, BEA and Lockheed Martin will work together to identify and pursue new business opportunities in the federal marketplace, primarily in IT programs. The companies will establish cross-functional business development and technology teams to focus their core competencies on existing and emerging opportunities, the companies said.
Mondays announcement builds on existing relationships between Lockheed Martin and BEA. Lockheed Martin uses San Jose, Calif.-based BEAs WebLogic Enterprise Platform software as a foundation technology for its Information Superiority Architecture (ISA). Bethesda Md.-based Lockheed Martins ISA is an architecture that provides mission-critical command and control systems for the companys Defense Department customers, the company said.