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Travis Hartman: Maxar-AWS Partnership Helps NOAA Build Cloud-Based Computing Tech

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Maxar Technologies collaborated with Amazon Web Services to build a cloud-based computing technology designed to accelerate processing of global weather data at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SiliconANGLE reported Tuesday. “We knew NOAA had capabilities of weather prediction models in traditional on-premises, big beefy high-performance supercomputers, but we wanted to do it in the cloud; we wanted to use AWS as a key partner,” said Travis Hartman, director of analytics and weather at Maxar.

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NOAA to Solicit for High Performance Computing Services in 2019

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is looking to solicit for high performance computing services to support the agency’s weather and climate services. NOAA said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice that it intends to award a potential 10-year, $505.2M contract by Feb. 14, 2020, for services under the Weather and Climate Operational Supercomputing …

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