Tag Archives: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Cray, DOE Lab Partner to Provide Supercomputer for Military Weather Forecasting

A Department of Energy-sponsored facility and Cray have partnered to help the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center implement a supercomputing system to support the military service's weather forecasting activities. Cray said Wednesday it will deliver a Shasta high-performance computer through the partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory as part of a $25M contract.

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Oak Ridge National Lab Seeks Commercial Partner for Cybersecurity Tool

The Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee has launched a competitive process for interested vendors to apply for licensing rights to commercialize a patented malware detection tool, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. ORNL seeks an industry partner to market the Heartbeat technology designed to trace malicious codes through a device’s energy …

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Triad National Security Gets NNSA’s Green Light for Los Alamos Lab Mgmt Transition

Triad National Security has received a notice to proceed from the Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration to begin transition efforts for the management and operation of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The company said Monday it will officially assume operation and management responsibilities at the national lab …

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DOE Lab Unveils IBM-Built ‘Summit’ Supercomputer to Back AI, Energy Research

An Energy Department-backed national laboratory in Tennessee has launched a computer system IBM designed to support research in artificial intelligence, advanced materials, energy and other areas. The Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory works to perform up to 200,000 trillion calculations per second or approximately 200 petaflops of computing power, DOE said …

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IBM-Mellanox-Nvidia Team Aims to Complete New DOE Supercomputers in Early 2018

A team composed of IBM, Nvidia and Mellanox is scheduled to complete the development of two supercomputing machines at the Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories early next year. The alliance is working to build ORNL’s Summit and LLNL’s Sierra computers through a $325 million project DOE awarded in late 2014. Dave Turek, …

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D-Wave to Provide Oak Ridge National Lab Cloud Access to Quantum Computing Platform

D-Wave Systems has agreed to provide the Energy Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory cloud access to its D-Wave 2000Q quantum computing system in an effort to advance development of hybrid computing applications. D-Wave will collaborate with Tennessee-based ORNL to leverage the quantum computer to help address DOE’s environmental, energy, nuclear …

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DOE Lab Adopts Red Hat’s Cloud Platform to Aid Research Efforts

The Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has deployed Red Hat‘s cloud platform within the laboratory’s compute and data infrastructure to support scientific and computational research projects at ORNL. Red Hat said Monday ORNL uses the company’s OpenStack Platform to provide cloud services in its Compute And Data Environment for Science infrastructure, which is …

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DOE’s National Labs to Collaborate With 38 Small Businesses on Energy Tech Projects

The Energy Department has identified 38 small businesses that will partner with national laboratories to address technology challenges associated with the development of advanced energy systems. DOE said Friday the Small Business Vouchers program offers competitively-selected small businesses access to intellectual and technical resources at national laboratories. Eight laboratories will receive funds to support the partnership …

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Esri to Offer DOE Lab Access to Spatial Analysis Tools via Enterprise Agreement

Esri is poised to sign an enterprise agreement with an Energy Department-funded laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to provide some federal research and development projects access to the company’s geographic information system. DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory can leverage a full set of ArcGIS-based spatial analysis tools and add licenses on an as-needed basis as part of …

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