- Parabon Launches Crowdsourcing Initiative to Tackle
Alzheimer's Disease with Computing Capacity Donated By Concerned Citizens
George Mason University and Parabon collaborate on Compute Against Alzheimer’s Disease (CAAD) research initiative
- Software Simplifies the Sharing of Numerical Models
M&SaaS featured in NASA Spinoff magazine. (PDF)
- Parabon Awarded Phase I SBIR from National Institute on
Aging for Alzheimer's Disease Research
Parabon and GMU to develop new methods for accelerating molecular dynamics simulations and investigate molecular underpinnings of Alzheimer's Disease.
- Parabon Wins NASA Phase III SBIR Contract for Modeling &
Simulation as a Service Software
M&SaaS enables scientists and engineers to interactively develop, execute and collaborate on modeling and simulation (M&S) applications from any standard web browser.
- Parabon Awarded National Institute of General Medical
Sciences Phase I SBIR for Bioinformatics Software
Parabon awarded Phase I SBIR to develop a software service to provide high-powered calculation capabilities for genetic research.
Announces Frontier 6 at AFCEA DC Emerging Technologies Symposium
New features include Frontier CODE™ collaborative online development environment and integration with Apache™ Hadoop™ distributed filesystem.
- Parabon to Present at 2012 Government
Big Data Forum
Other speakers include Gus Hunt, CTO, CIA, who will discuss perspectives on Big Data mission needs and John Marshall, CTO, Intelligence Directorate, Joint Staff/J2, who will go more in depth on the emerging role of the Chief Data Officer and Data Scientist.
- Software Improves Access to NASA Earth
NASA Tech Briefs
Access to complex climate modeling and simulation models from NASA's Earth-observing satellites will be easier after development of a Web-based system from Parabon Computation. The company is working with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt, MD) to help scientists access climate models. The models would be hosted as a Web service so users can access and run them in a Web browser, without the use of a local copy of the application.
- Parabon Teams With Harris
Corporation to Participate in Upgrading U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs IT Systems Harris Press Release
"Parabon is an integral part of the Harris T4 team," said Jim Traficant, president, Harris Healthcare Solutions. "We look forward to working together on this critically important effort by the VA to modernize and transform its IT systems to deliver the highest quality care and treatment for our nation's Veterans."
- Parabon Presents at INSA 2012 Innovators' Showcase
Thursday, April 26th, Annapolis Crossing, MD Topic: Beyond MapReduce - Next-Generation Software Architecture for Massive Analytics
- Parabon Announces Reseller Agreements With Three New Channel Partners
Industry-Leading Cloud & Grid Computing Provider Teams with Public Sector Specialists to Market Solutions to the Federal Government
Parabon today announced reseller agreements with three new channel partners: Carahsoft, SRA and TKCIS. These firms will promote and sell Parabon's flagship Frontier Grid Platform software and Frontier-enabled applications. In addition, they will make Parabon's products available through several government contracting vehicles: GSA (Carahsoft), ENCORE 2 (SRA), and SEWP IV (TKCIS).
- Parabon Announces Wins With Four Leading Value Added Resellers
Industry-Leading Cloud & Grid Computing Provider Teams with Public Sector Specialists to Develop and Market Solutions to the Federal Government
Parabon today announced significant reseller wins by signing up with four Value Added Resellers (VARs): CenTauri Solutions, Human Touch, Jackpine Technologies, and Three Wire Systems.
- Paula Armentrout, Parabon's
Vice President of Business Development, Selected as Finalist for the Women in Technology (WIT) Leadership Awards.
WIT, the premiere organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry, will host the awards ceremony on May 20, 2010 at the Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner.
- Parabon Releases Version 5 of the Frontier Grid Platform, Now Featuring Integrated
Virtual Machine Management
Parabon's Software Solution Enables Customers to Leverage Existing Heterogeneous Enterprise Assets to Power Grid and Cloud Computing Applications
Parabon today introduced a major enhancement of its flagship software product, the Frontier Grid Platform. Version 5 of the Parabon solution dynamically manages virtual machines (VMs) across ordinary enterprise computers — from laptops to mainframes — turning enterprise networks into virtualized data centers, thereby increasing the value of existing IT infrastructure.
- Parabon Creates Turnkey Cloud
by Mike Vizard, CTOEdge
As more IT organizations begin to investigate building their own private clouds, many of them are realizing they need a turnkey platform for managing virtual machines.
Releases Version 5 of the Frontier Grid Platform, Now Featuring Integrated Virtual Machine Management
by Chris O'Neal, Supercomputing Online
Parabon's Software Solution Enables Customers to Leverage Existing Heterogeneous Enterprise Assets to Power Grid and Cloud Computing Applications
Frontier Grid Platform Software Now Available on Carahsoft's GSA Schedule
New partnership enables US government agencies to increase ROI of IT infrastructure
Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced a partnership with Parabon. Carahsoft is placing Parabon on its General Services Administration (GSA) schedule and will also provide proactive sales and marketing of Parabon's flagship product, the Frontier Grid Platform.
- NASA readies modeling and
simulation for launch in browsers
by William Jackson, Government Computer News
NASA looks into space from the Earth, but it also looks at Earth from space. The agency builds and operates Earth-observing satellites and conducts research using complex climate modeling and simulation programs.... To simplify the job, NASA has awarded a $600,000, two-year contract to Parabon Computation to develop Web-based collaboration with modeling and simulation applications.
- Apps Moving Into the Cloud
by Michael Feldman, HPCwire Soundbite Podcast
Michael Feldman, Editor of HPCwire and Addison Snell, CEO of Intersect360 Research talk about the latest applications that are being moved into the cloud. Parabon's Frontier Grid Platform is showcased as an example of what they think is "the most significant business model for cloud and HPC, which is taking a step towards SaaS in the cloud." (The discussion of Parabon starts about half-way into the webcast.)
- NASA Looks to Move Science Apps
Into the Cloud
by Michael Feldman, HPCwire
It seems only natural that the US space agency would be casting its eyes toward the clouds. Sure enough, NASA is now looking to cloud computing to optimize the operation of the agency's IT infrastructure for some of its science codes. Like many commercial businesses and government organizations, NASA is being asked to do more computing with fewer datacenter resources.
- NASA Selects Parabon Computation to Develop Industry's First "Modeling and
Simulation as a Service" Solution
Company's Grid Computing Platform to Power New Scientific Computing Paradigm
Parabon today announced it has won a two-year, $600,000 contract from NASA. As part of the space agency's highly competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award program, Parabon will deliver a first-of-its-kind software service that enables scientists and engineers to interactively develop, execute and collaborate on modeling and simulation (M&S) applications from any standard web browser.
- DHS Awards Parabon NanoLabs SBIR Grant to Develop
Portable DNA Biometric Device
Goal to Verify Identity and Kinship Rapidly and Inexpensively
Parabon NanoLabs announced today its award of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant. The funds will be used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the company's new single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) "SNP chip" (pronounced "snip chip") to rapidly verify identity and kinship using DNA. The goal is to design a briefcase-size biometrics device that will process a DNA sample and determine identity or kinship with an accuracy of 99.99%, in under 45 minutes, at a cost of less than $50.
- Parabon Appoints Lance Howden as Director of Federal Sales
To support its growing presence in the Federal arena, Parabon has appointed Lance F. Howden as Director of Federal Sales. In his new position, Mr. Howden will lead Parabon's government sales and business development initiatives. Mr. Howden joins Parabon with a proven track record in solution sales, with particular experience in delivering innovative technologies and solutions to the Intelligence Community (IC).
- Parabon NanoLabs Founding Scientist Awarded White House
Dr. Christopher Dwyer Receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Parabon NanoLabs announced today announced today that Dr. Christopher Dwyer, its Co-Founder and Senior Research Scientist, received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Announced by the White House, PECASE is the highest honor given to scientists beginning their careers by the Federal Government. Dwyer received a five-year research grant to further his studies to aid critical government projects.
- NSF Awards Parabon NanoLabs Research Grant to Develop Novel Cancer Therapeutics "by
Design" versus "by Discovery"
New Anticancer Molecules Engineered to Self-Assemble Using Synthetic DNA
Parabon NanoLabs, a subsidiary of Parabon Computation, announced today its award of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant. The grant will be used to demonstrate the viability of a new class of anticancer molecules that are engineered to automatically self-assemble from interlocking strands of synthetic DNA. It was a combination of innovations - DNA nanotechnology fabrication and grid computing sequence optimization - that led to Parabon NanoLabs' award.
- Parabon Crush Enhanced with Search Algorithm Developed for NASA to Deliver Unmatched
Statistical Data Mining and Modeling Capabilities
Deep Analytics Now Possible on Challenging, High-Dimensional Datasets
Parabon announced today today the latest release of Parabon Crush™, a massively scalable, statistical data mining and predictive modeling application that draws its power from Parabon's Frontier Grid Platform. Now enhanced with a search algorithm developed for NASA, Crush uses the idle capacity of thousands of computers on a Frontier Grid to discover optimal statistical models within high-dimensional datasets that are too computationally challenging for traditional approaches.
- Parabon Announces Blitz™ Distributed Testing Service, Plans Live Fire
Denial-of-Service Exercises at DISA Conference
First Frontier-PoweredApplication in New Cyber Security Suite Provides Extensible Framework for Extreme-Scale Distributed Testing
Parabon announced today the Parabon Blitz Distributed Testing Service, an online testing service built around the first of the company's new Frontier-powered cyber security applications. Using thousands of computers on its massive online compute grid to generate targeted network traffic, Parabon will use Blitz to provide a variety of distributed test and monitoring services for customer websites, web services and other service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications. Customers can also conduct Blitz tests within their own internal networks with Frontier Enterprise, Parabon's enterprise grid software solution that uses idle capacity across an organization's IT infrastructure to power grid applications.
- Parabon NanoLabs Established to Revolutionize Nanotechnology Field With "Designer
Macromolecules" Built from Grid-Optimized Sequences of DNA
Frontier Grid Platform Powers inSēquio™ Design Studio to Provide Breakthrough CAD Capabilities for Nano-engineered Products
Parabon announced today the spin-off of Parabon NanoLabs, a subsidiary dedicated to designing and producing breakthrough products at the nano-scale.
- AccessData Selects Parabon's Frontier Grid Platform to Power Extreme-Scale Decryption
across the Enterprise
Parabon announced an alliance with AccessData®, a provider of state-of-the-art computer forensic and decryption solutions. Under an OEM arrangement, AccessData has integrated Parabon's industry-leading Frontier Grid Platform into its existing Distributed Network Attack® (DNA®) decryption application - a reliable and robust passcode cracking solution that can scale across thousands of computers.
- Version 4 of Frontier Grid Platform Released
Enabling Browser-Based Extreme-Scale Computing Across All Major Platforms
Parabon announced today version 4 of its flagship software product: the Frontier Grid Platform. The newest version adds a wealth of usability enhancements to the already-formidable capabilities of Frontier, which has revolutionized high-performance computing (HPC) by securely and unobtrusively virtualizing the idle capacity of thousands of computers and delivering it as a high-powered utility computing service.
Webinar and Live Demo to Showcase Frontier 4's New Features and Demonstrate How Enterprises can Get Better Return on IT Investments. View the Webinar.
- NASA Awards Parabon Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant to Bring Service
Orientation to High-Performance Modeling and Simulation
Parabon announced today its award of a NASA Small Business Innovative Research Grant (SBIR) to develop a grid portal and associated service-oriented architecture (SOA) that will allow models and simulations to be executed as services, allowing users to select from different modeling components, execute the combined model across an enterprise grid and view the results, all from a standard web browser.
- Parabon's Frontier Grid Platform to be Deployed on 10,000 Computers Across DCMA
Parabon announced today a licensing deal for the deployment of the company's Frontier Grid Platform on 10,000 computers within the Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA).
- Parabon Sponsors Mid-Atlantic Innovation Showcase
Dr. Steven Armentrout, Parabon's President and CEO, will moderate a panel about technology transfer successes. Hosted by the Business Alliance of George Mason University, the Academic Licensing Community of Virginia (ALCOVe) and the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA).
- Parabon Drives Powerful Grid Applications from the Browser with New Frontier Dashboard Feature-rich Web Infrastructure Enables New Era of Grid Software as a Service (GSaaS)
- Parabon Sponsors Competition to Solve Rubik's CubeIn conjunction with the 2009 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), Parabon will sponsor a $2,000 prize to evolve a program that can solve an arbitrarily-scrambled Rubik's Cube in the fewest number of moves.
- Cisco Learning Institute teams with the North Carolina School of Science and Math (NCSSM) and Parabon Computation to bring Computational Science to K-12 classrooms around the United States.Computational Chemistry: From the Minors to the Majors