Tag Archives: computing

IBM, AFRL Build Supercomputer That Features Brain-Inspired Neural Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has collaborated with the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop an experimental supercomputer designed to operate with computing power similar to a human neural network to perform pattern recognition and sensory processing applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AFRL’s information directorate said …

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ASRC Federal Unit Picked for Computing Support at NASA Ames, Goddard; Mark Gray Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2018 — A subsidiary of ASRC Federal will work to help NASA assess new computing platforms and conduct simulation and modeling as well as data analysis and visualization under a potential $1.2 billion contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The contract tasks InuTeq to provide high-performance computing support to the space …

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CSRA Leads Team for Computing Expansion at NASA’s Center for Climate Simulation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has been tasked by Goddard Space Flight Center to lead efforts at NASA to expand the computing capacity at the Center for Climate Simulation in support of scientific research, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with …

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CSRA-Supported NIH Supercomputer Listed Among World’s Fastest; Kamal Narang Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) helped update a computing platform of the National Institutes of Health that recently gained recognition as one of the world’s fastest supercomputers, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Biowulf cluster was ranked No. 66 in the 2017 …

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CSRA-Led Team Installs 2nd Supercomputer Update Increment at NIH; Kamal Narang Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — A CSRA-led (NYSE: CSRA) industry team has installed the second increment of an update to the National Institutes of Health‘s Biowulf supercomputing system in order to increase the agency’s computing capacity, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Aug. 2 the effort continues its previous work with Hewlett …

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Leidos Forms Strategic Alliance With Cray for Multilevel Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 9, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has collaborated with Cray to develop multilevel security platforms that work to protect information technology systems while supporting various workloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Cray said Wednesday the strategic alliance aims to market and sell MLS offerings such as the Cray CS cluster supercomputers …

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AWS Offers Lambda Serverless Compute Service in GovCloud (US) Region

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has unveiled its new serverless computing service offering for U.S. government customers in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the AWS Lambda service works to enable developers to run code without the need for provisioning, …

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Raytheon to Use Unisys Tech in Patriot Weapon System Performance Push

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will utilize Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) ClearPath Forward enterprise computing technology in efforts to build on the performance of the Patriot air and missile defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Unisys said Monday Raytheon selected the updated platform to help develop software that will work to …

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Parsons Eyes 7 Research Areas for NRL Contract Work; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2016 — Parsons will work to deliver research and development as well as engineering services to the Naval Research Laboratory under a previously awarded $245 million multi-award U.S. Navy contract, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers support to NRL’s information technology division …

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