DDN Tops the Ratings in Intersect360 User Survey for Technical and Operational Satisfaction and Future Vision for Storage | News

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In a recent survey conducted by Intersect360 Research measuring HPC users’ awareness of vendor offerings, satisfaction and loyalty across processors, servers, storage and cloud, DDN®, the global leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and multicloud data management, received the highest ratings among all storage vendors for their technical capabilities,  operational satisfaction and future vision. In addition, the survey found that non-current user respondents would be more likely to implement DDN solutions over any other vendor for future storage needs.

The HPC User Ratings Survey included nearly 200 respondents from 30 countries worldwide, from organizations in commercial, government and academic markets. Survey questions gauged each organization’s level of brand awareness, usage experience, impression of a vendor’s technical and operational capabilities with current solutions, promise of future technology offerings and whether the organization would use a vendor’s solutions in the next two

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NASA schedules the first Crew Dragon operational flight for Halloween

“The new target date will deconflict the Crew-1 launch and arrival from upcoming Soyuz launch and landing operations. This additional time is needed to ensure closure of all open work, both on the ground and aboard the station, ahead of the Crew-1 arrival. The increased spacing also will provide a good window of opportunity to conduct additional testing to isolate the station atmosphere leak if required. SpaceX continues to make progress on preparations of the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket, and the adjusted date allows the teams additional time for completing open work ahead of launch.”

The mission will take NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker, as well as JAXA’s Soichi Noguchi, to the ISS. There will stay there for six months. SpaceX delivered the Crew Dragon spacecraft that will be used for this flight to Cape Canaveral in Florida back in August. The capsule

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Alion Awarded $87 Million Task Order to Provide Special Projects and Operational Training for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alion Science and Technology announces today that it has been awarded an $87 million task order with a 60-month period of performance to provide Special Projects and Operational Testing for Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Panama City Division (PCD).

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“Our experienced team of engineers and subject matter experts continue to provide exceptional, world-class training, bringing the latest innovations to enable the Navy to advance warfighter operational capabilities,” said Katie Selbe, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Alion’s Cyber Network Solutions Group. “It is imperative that technical solutions provide rapid and accurate mission support for our warfighters. Alion is dedicated to that mission.”

Alion will support NSWC PCD’s mission by performing research, analysis, design, systems engineering, integration, prototyping, testing, and validating technology and resources including unmanned vehicles and their related systems, weapons, and special project needs

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