High Performance Computing
DOD wants $240M refresh of its high-performance computing capabilities
The Department of Defense is looking to refresh its high-performance computing capabilities in a new $240 million contract.
CSRA wins $58 million EPA contract
The company will support the agency's high-performance computing systems as well as its scientific visualization hardware and software.
Agencies release plan for achieving nanotech-inspired challenge
Several federal agencies released their collective vision Friday on what they need to do to one-day create a computer “that can proactively interpret and learn from data, solve unfamiliar problems using what it has learned and operate with the energy efficiency of the human brain.” The white paper on nanotechnology, released Friday, described the innovations needed and potential challenges that would lead up to achieving the Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenge for Future Computing, announced last October. The grand challenge and its white paper, released Friday, would contribute to the administration’s National Strategic Computing Initiative, which is celebrating its first anniversary today.
Supercomputers power cyber-as-a-service offering
Cybersecurity-as-a-service, powered by supercomputers analyzing huge volumes of network data, looks like the next big thing in enterprise defense.
For big data, NASA’s head is in the cloud
Ingenuity won NASA the Intel "Head in The Clouds" challenge. Cloud processing enabled it to bring the project to fruition.
DHS looks to cloud for aerial emergency response
At the Amazon Web Services conference Thursday, DHS' Mike Donnelly stressed big data analytics, citing the Web-based Terrapixel platform as a case study.