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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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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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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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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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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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The world is changing and so are we

Mercury has evolved as a technology leader. And just as we have evolved, so too has our brand. Human, confident and bold, our new brand voice is symbolic of Mercury today – a technology company dedicated to innovation, a culture that is people-centered and a vision to make the world a safer and more secure place for all.

Stephanie Georges, SVP & CMO

December 14, 2020

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Monty Python and the Search for the TAC-3290

What can Mercury Systems possibly have in common with a classic Monty Python movie? Meet the “holy grail” of signal intelligence solutions—Mercury’s new TAC-3290 microwave tuner. Small enough to fit in a backpack, this ultra-wideband microwave tuner brings an unprecedented level of flexibility and high-performance microwave frequency conversion to users in space-constrained environments. This ready-for-anything tuner brings broadband quality RF signal processing to edge applications and plays a starring role in Mercury’s family of low-SWaP, multiple-bandwidth downconverter/tuners.

Kelsey Ryon

December 11, 2020

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Follow-Up Q&As : Open Architectures and Enduring Competitiveness

Back by popular demand, Mercury CTO Dr. Bill Conley, and Dr. Ian Dunn, Chief Scientist and VP, Advanced Technologies, are once again teaming up to answer additional questions raised by customers, suppliers and partners who attended their informative “Open Architectures and Enduring Competitiveness” webinar held last month. Learn more about how the source of research and development has shifted from the federal sector into the private sector over the last decade and the important role of open architecture to the defense ecosystem.

Mercury Systems

December 4, 2020

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Mercury and Intel are Making Mobile Platforms Smarter with Artificial Intelligence for Complex Missions

Mercury and Intel are collaborating to scale a common enterprise data center architecture across fog and edge layers. Learn more about how we are enabling big data and AI-powered processing resources for deployment to complex missions and tasks.

John Bratton

November 13, 2020

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Three Ways Mercury and SigmaX are Securing Machine Learning at the Edge with NVIDIA EGX

By utilizing the NVIDIA EGX edge AI platform for edge computing, coupled with open software stacks, machine learning (ML) data can be deployed and accelerated to retain operational advantage. Learn how Mercury and SigmaX are securing ML for multi-domain operations.

Mercury Systems

November 6, 2020

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Bringing AI into the Defense Landscape

The inability to field the latest AI technologies at the pace of one’s adversaries often means the loss of tactical or operational advantages. Learn how Mercury’s open and modular design approach is particularly beneficial for the global AI race because it supports the rapid modernization of mission-critical systems and accelerates AI electronics deployment through design flexibility and reduced complexity.

Angela Giles, Prin. Sr. Product Marketing Mgr.

November 4, 2020

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Why Is Mercury Receiving So Many Awards for HPEEC?

As a secure and extremely ruggedized miniaturized data center with uncompromised performance and scalability, HPEEC is the logical technological step towards smarter, sustainable on-platform processing.

John Bratton

October 27, 2020

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A New Paradigm for Defense-Grade Advanced Microelectronics

As the DoD shifts to a new paradigm for future modernization, see how Mercury Systems is collaborating with our semiconductor partners to make the most advanced commercial microelectronics technologies secure, trusted and profoundly more accessible to the defense community.

Tom Smelker, Mercury Systems VP and general manager, Microsystems

October 8, 2020

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