Tag Archives: data center

IBM Concludes Upgrade Work on NOAA’s Weather Forecasting Supercomputers; Kathryn Sullivan Comments

IBM has completed upgrade work on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s supercomputing systems intended for weather and climate forecasts under a $44.5 million contract. The company worked to increase the operational computing capacity of the Luna and Surge supercomputers from 776 teraflops to 2.89 petaflops each, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. “The …

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Carpathia’s Colocation Services Receive ISO Certification; Peter Weber Comments

Carpathia, a QTS-owned subsidiary, has been certified by the International Organization for Standardization for colocation services the company offers through its data center in Northern Virginia. Carpathia said Wednesday the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification specifies security requirements for information technology systems that organizations need to adopt in order to achieve compliance with …

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Verizon Rolls Out Networking Service for Public Sector Cloud Adopters; Michael Maiorana Comments

Verizon has launched a networking service to help federal agencies and other public sector organizations link and manage their workloads across cloud computing platforms and data centers. The Secure Cloud Interconnect works to provide users a private Internet connection in order to access information and applications stored in data centers and private, public and …

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Executive Profile: Christopher Kearns, Enterprise IT Solutions VP at Lockheed Martin

Christopher Kearns serves as vice president of enterprise information technology solutions at Lockheed Martin. In this capacity, he oversees the operation of private data centers, enterprise application management, cyber defense programs as well as the migration of data infrastructure to cloud computing platforms for clients at the Defense Department. Prior …

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Microsoft Expands ExpressRoute Service to Azure Gov’t Cloud Users

Microsoft has made its Azure ExpressRoute cloud integration service available to users of the software company’s Azure Government cloud platform. Yousef Khalidi, Azure networking engineer at Microsoft, wrote in a Microsoft blog post published Tuesday that Microsoft’s Azure ExpressRoute service is designed to establish private connectivity between on-premises data centers and Azure …

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Dan Bennewitz, John Lind: QTS Targets Hybrid IT, Cloud Growth Through Carpathia Buy

QTS aims to grow its offerings for federal government and commercial enterprises to manage hybrid information technology environments through its $326 million acquisition of Carpathia that closed in June, two QTS executives have told ExecutiveBiz. Those environments present the combined company with an opportunity to shift agencies away from a …

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