DDN | October 14, 2021
DDN®, the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and multicloud data management solutions, today announced it has expanded DDN Federal division, doubling the size of its team over the past nine months.
DDN's Federal Government group is expanding under the guidance of new vice president of Federal Sales, Jeff Jordan, who is bolstering the team with technical, system architecture and sales expertise to provide optimized solutions for scalable multicloud, AI and converged data storage requirements. These long-term investments are in response to the accelerating demand for DDN's data storage systems by the U.S. government, which resulted in more than 30% annual sales growth in 2021.
"DDN is proud to be a trusted partner for the Federal Government, Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DoE), and Federal Healthcare agencies," said Jeff Jordan, VP of Federal Sales. "With DDN solutions, our customers are accelerating their digital transformation and achieving unmatched levels of scale, efficiency and reliability with better and faster decisions from their massive datasets."
DDN is growing its field technical and engineering headcount and expertise under the leadership of Keith Miller, vice president of Technical Sales, and Andreas Krause who brings extensive system architecture and file system experience to DDN's Federal Government team. DDN's new Federal leadership team also includes Justin Collins, a former member of Oracle's National Security Group, and Rob Genkinger, vice president of Programs and Strategy with Army Special Forces and data storage experience.
Additional hires are planned to ensure the success of future projects and expanded collaboration with government-focused channel resellers, systems integrators, and technology partners such as NVIDIA and Intel.
"Our foundation in the federal market has been diligently developed by serving agencies running the most demanding applications out there. The U.S. government has entrusted DDN with its data storage needs for more than two decades, and we continue to deliver uncompromising performance, availability and security at massive scale to help them achieve their goals."
Paul Bloch, president and co-founder, DDN
DDN supplies data management solutions to more than two-thirds of the top supercomputers globally, including the world's most powerful system, Riken's Fugaku, and NVIDIA's Selene, the largest commercial AI system and 5th largest supercomputer. These, and similar systems found in federal agencies and national laboratories, require unique data management and performance characteristics found only in DDN solutions.
DDN introduced its latest EXAScaler scalable storage solution, EXA6, this summer, with enhancements that simplify the deployment and management of massive data repositories. DDN also recently announced enhancements to its IntelliFlash product line, with improved performance and scalability to support the largest enterprise data workloads.
DDN is the world's largest private data storage company and the leading provider of intelligent technology and infrastructure solutions for Enterprise At Scale, AI and analytics, HPC, government and academia customers. Through its DDN and Tintri divisions the company delivers AI, Data Management software and hardware solutions, and unified analytics frameworks to solve complex business challenges for data-intensive, global organizations. DDN provides its enterprise customers with the most flexible, efficient and reliable data storage solutions for on-premises and multi-cloud environments at any scale. Over the last two decades, DDN has established itself as the data management provider of choice for over 11,000 enterprises, government, and public-sector customers, including many of the world's leading financial services firms, life science organizations, manufacturing and energy companies, research facilities, and web and cloud service providers.
3DX | December 16, 2021
3DX Industries Inc. , a state of the art additive manufacturer specializing in 3D Metal Printing, announced it has launched a business development office focused on applying for government contract work targeted towards the US Armed Forces.
This division of 3DX Industries, Inc. will focus on bidding on government contract work for the United States Navy, United States Army, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps and other local, State and Federal government divisions.
3DX Industries, Inc. has worked as a sub contractor on various projects for government agencies in the past including aircraft carrier parts for the US Navy. Beginning in early 2022, this division of 3DX will be led by Mr. Harold Blackwell and focus on the various government contract opportunities available in the United States to manufacturers with the additive and subtractive capabilities of 3DX Industries.
“We have experience in making parts for the military and know we can provide exceptional value to the armed forces via our manufacturing capabilities. Moving into 2022, we want to have a clear focus on securing these projects and believe Harold’s experience in the space will be a perfect fit with our business objectives.”
Mr. Roger Janssen, President & CEO at 3DX Industries, Inc.
The United States Government recently passed bipartisan legislation, The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which will invest over $1 trillion USD into roads, bridges, utilities, transportation and water systems, among other investments.
“The timing could not be better,” Mr. Harold Blackwell said. “We plan to make the most of the opportunities to position 3DX into the government contracting ecosystem.”
Mr. Harold Blackwell, who has led the Mergers & Acquisitions for 3DX in 2021, will pivot to the new position starting January 1st, 2022.
About the Company: 3DX Industries, Inc. is focused on the additive metal manufacturing segment within the manufacturing industry. 3DX has the capability of manufacturing a wide variety of products using its 3D metal printing system, 3D plastic printing as well as more traditional methods of precision manufacturing. 3DX offers additive and traditional manufacturing services as well as product design, engineering and assembly services to its customers.
BD | July 31, 2020
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today announced a $24 million investment from the U.S. Department of Defense in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support the scale up of U.S. manufacturing capabilities for BD Veritor™ Solution for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2. The additional capital equipment will bolster domestic production and increase total production capacity by 50 percent. These investments will enable global production of more than 12 million test kits per month by the end of February 2021.