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The Mercury Processing Platform

Our capabilities, whether directly or indirectly, all have one thing in common — they are critical components of the neural…

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

September 29, 2022

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Mercury the processing company

With the rapid growth and portfolio expansion of Mercury in recent years, a lack of familiarity with what the company does…

Rubin Dhillon

September 22, 2022

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This is not a drill: Preparing for a severe cyber storm

Designing post-quantum cryptography (PQC) is much more than just implementing an algorithm. You need industry-leading…

Angie Giles

September 19, 2022

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The exponential power of Mercury

Investments for innovations and collaborations that maximize our strategic advantage are informed by five global macro…

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

September 14, 2022

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DAL-certifiable computing for future avionics

Mercury partners with Intel to deliver DAL-certifiable computing for future avionics. Hear how the two companies forged a longstanding relationship to help make the latest commercial technologies profoundly more accessible to the A&D industry and deliver trusted, secure solutions that make the world a safer, more secure place.

Mercury Systems

June 16, 2021

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Develop once, deploy anywhere: Introducing Rappid

Develop once. Deploy anywhere. In a first of its kind, Mercury Systems introduces a new framework to enable the open and reusable development of open hardware, open software and now, open firmware applications. Hear more about how the breakthrough Rappid platform is bringing a new standard of flexibility to missions.

Mercury Systems

May 20, 2021

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Meet the newly released JTS0100—a turnkey, portable and ruggedized jammer training system

Jammer training systems are used to test and train radar and communications operators using realistic attacks. On this episode of MercuryNOW, learn more about Mercury’s newly released JTS0100—a turnkey, portable and ruggedized system that can be set up in less than one hour.

Mercury Systems

May 11, 2021

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Acquired by Mercury: One employee’s view

The acquisition of the company where you work by another can cause emotional reactions and raise several questions. As part of Mercury’s strategic growth plan, A&D has been an integral component, identifying partnerships that will help better deliver innovative solutions to customers. Read as one recently integrated Mercury team member describes how transparency, open communication and a welcoming company culture eased her transition into the One Mercury family.

Nydia Aizpuru, Business Development and Marketing Communications

May 10, 2021

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An agile approach to bring trusted solutions to the defense industry

As threats to our national security become more digital and agile in nature, so too must the processes and capabilities to mitigate them. Read along as Dr. Bill Conley, Mercury’s chief technology officer, dives into how the defense industry must evolve to welcome a digital transformation for the next era in defense.

Dr. Bill Conley, Chief Technology Officer

May 10, 2021

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Bringing defense into a digital future at The Speed of Mercury

Mercury is fostering a digital-first mindset and introducing flexible solutions that fundamentally change the way the defense industry views high-tech defense technology—taking on the digital transformation age at The Speed of Mercury. Read more from Mark Aslett, president and CEO.

Mark Aslett, President and CEO

May 10, 2021

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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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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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