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Defense is a collective commitment

There is a burgeoning global call for multilateral solutions to today’s – and tomorrow’s – diverse security challenges.

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

January 25, 2022

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Mercury at the 58th Annual AOC Symposium

The AOC 2021 International Symposium & Convention brought together defense electronics and aerospace industry leaders in the…

Mercury Systems

January 19, 2022

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A new brand a year later

How do you measure the success of new corporate branding? Follow along as Mercury CMO Stephanie Georges describes the launch…

Stephanie Georges, SVP and CMO

January 13, 2022

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Why it matters

In addition to our MercuryNOW podcasts and vodcasts, we’re introducing our newly titled blog, WHY it Matters. Why do we write…

Rubin Dhillon

January 7, 2022

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What The Speed of Mercury means to me

According to president and CEO Mark Aslett, Mercury is not just leaning into the future - they're investing in it. Read more about what "The Speed of Mercury" means to Aslett and how the company is accelerating innovation and moving into a new period of evolution... and revolution.

Mark Aslett, President and CEO

May 10, 2021

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Supporting growth and scale through full-funnel digital marketing

Get the marketing perspective from Mercury CMO Stephanie Georges behind the expansion of a corporate wordmark change to a full-blown company campaign designed to help usher in the digital transformation age and support corporate growth, scale and value creation.

Stephanie Georges, SVP and CMO

May 10, 2021

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Are we ready for a flying car?

Are you ready for flying cars? The award-winning CIOE-1390 COM Express module from Mercury Systems addresses the demand for onboard avionics processing. The device is powered with Intel Atom multicore processors and embedded BuiltSAFE™ technology capable of flight safety certification. Read how the CIOE-1390 could be driving the future of flying cars.

Angela Giles, Prin. Sr. Product Marketing Mgr.

April 29, 2021

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How disruption to the “office” paradigm is bringing business closer to authenticity

On the heels of the 2021 Simmons Leadership Conference, Mercury CMO Stephanie Georges reflects on the theme of authenticity and how disruption to the “office” paradigm caused by COVID-19 should inspire business to honor employee authenticity and let it guide workplace strategies.

Stephanie Georges, SVP & CMO

April 14, 2021

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Reflecting on the power of our Mercury women

Coinciding with Women’s History Month, the Mercury team put women at the center of our conversations during the month of March. From participating in the Simmons Leadership Conference to sponsoring our own panel discussion on International Women’s Day, our women leaders took charge, embracing their authentic selves and sharing personal stories of challenges and triumphs.

Mercury Systems

April 13, 2021

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A closer look: Mercury is a case study for business continuity during COVID-19

A year has passed since more than half of Mercury employees transitioned to a work-from-home environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From the outset, Mercury took a people-centric approach to its COVID-19 emergency response, swiftly implementing several mitigation measures to help protect the health, safety and livelihoods of its employees. Mercury’s fellow chief technologist Karen Haigh, PhD, coauthored a study with Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, and professor of medicine at the University of California at San Francisco that takes a closer look at Mercury’s COVID-19 response. Read about what Mercury did right to ensure we remained open and productive through the pandemic.

Mercury Systems

April 12, 2021

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Mercury is helping close the gender gap by supporting women in STEM

Despite the rapid growth in STEM occupations around the world in recent decades, women still make up less than half of the global STEM workforce. Mercury is committed to helping close this gender gap by supporting women in STEM both internally and externally through a variety of programs, including the sponsorship of a predominantly female Brigham Young University (BYU) Capstone team. Watch and listen as BYU’s Allyson Gibson joins Mercury’s Sabrina Pina and Chris Opoczynski to discuss this subject and how we can all work together to advance the roles of women in STEM.

Mercury Systems

March 24, 2021

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Empowering female leadership: A conversation with Mercury’s CMO, Stephanie Georges, and SVP Dr. Amela Wilson about resilience and authenticity

For 42 years, the Simmons Leadership Conference has engaged, impacted and inspired over 100,000 leaders from around the globe as the preeminent women’s leadership forum. Inspired by this theme, two of Mercury’s female leaders, CMO, Stephanie Georges, and SVP Dr. Amela Wilson, share their personal insights and experiences as they work to cultivate hope, build confidence and raise optimism for other women in business.

Mercury Systems

March 18, 2021

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Five things to ask before buying a server cluster for edge computing

High-performance computing at the edge presents environmental challenges not found in the confines of the data center. Restricted space, limited power supplies and data security are just a few. Before building an edge-ready platform, consider these five questions to help avoid risk and excess cost.

Kristie Sombatphibane

March 17, 2021

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Women leaders at Mercury: Cultivating hope. Building confidence. Raising optimism.

For 42 years, the Simmons Leadership Conference has engaged, impacted and inspired over 100,000 leaders from around the world. For 2021, the conference explores resilience and authenticity. Three women leaders at Mercury join us to discuss their experiences and share insights as they work to cultivate hope, build confidence and raise optimism for other women in business.

Mercury Systems

March 15, 2021

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I’ll take my data center to go, please: Celebrating 10 years of deployable data center performance

Ten years ago, cloud computing hadn’t yet hit the mainstream. Amazon Web Services was only a few years old, Apple’s iCloud didn’t yet exist, and the “as-a-service” markets (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) were still in their infancy. Since then, however, the commercial market has evolved, and so has Mercury’s HDS server product line and the modular building blocks that operate alongside it.

Shaun McQuaid

March 2, 2021

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Bringing custom capabilities to a standard radar environment simulator: Meet the ARES3100

The ARES3100 is here—an advanced radar environment simulator for testing, training and comprehensive performance evaluation that leverages decades of technological innovation and is a proven, more affordable alternative to flight testing. In this MeruryNOW podcast, we discuss how Mercury is bringing custom capabilities to a standard system with a new advanced radar environment simulator.

Mercury Systems

February 25, 2021

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Strengthening cybersecurity at the edge: Intel and Mercury talk multilayered security

Taking secure computing to the tactical edge requires a built-in multilayered security approach from system startup to system availability. Listen in as experts from Mercury Systems and Intel discuss how they work together to safeguard confidential data and IP against adversarial threats and deliver uncompromised cutting-edge data center-caliber systems that are both affordable and familiar.

Mercury Systems

February 25, 2021

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Taking the Black Magic Out of RF Down Conversion

Done with finding “surprises” while searching for the ideal microwave frequency converter? The first step is understanding the technology behind this complex topic and the future trend of direct digitization. In this blog, learn about the different technologies available and how you can peel back the layers to discover the best up and downconverter solution suited for your specific needs, while minimizing surprises along the way.

Mario LaMarche

February 4, 2021

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Mitigating Risk With IPC-1791 Qualified Manufacturers Certification

An IPC-1791 Qualified Manufacturers Listing is quickly becoming a necessity for manufacturers who are committed to delivering the most trusted and secure manufacturing capabilities. Listen as Joe Scalfani, Mercury’s senior manager of quality systems, and Randy Cherry, IPC director of validation services, discuss mitigating risk with IPC-1791 certifications and the value it brings to businesses and customers alike.

February 2, 2021

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Bold. Human. Accessible: Our Journey into 2021

As a technology leader on the forefront of digital transformation, Mercury has evolved its brand to reflect its progress. Read what Mark Aslett, president and CEO, has to say about the future-forward mindset Mercury is carrying into the new year.

Mark Aslett, President and CEO

January 22, 2021

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