Mercury Systems Joins Open Cloud Consortium

February 20, 2013

Will collaborate on cloud computing technologies in support of Big Data analytics projects.

CHELMSFORD, MA -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY), a best-of-breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced that its Mercury Intelligence Systems business unit has joined the Open Cloud Consortium (OCC). Mercury Intelligence Systems will collaborate with other members of the organization on a wide range of topics related to Big Data analytics.

"Mercury is committed to taking a proactive role in developing the cloud computing technologies required to leverage massive amounts of data in the intelligence and defense communities," said Matt Hughes, President of Mercury Intelligence Systems. "As an OCC member, our highly qualified team will share its extensive experience in architecture, system design and integration; software development and implementation; and mission operations, analysis and support. Mercury Intelligence Systems' involvement with the Open Cloud Consortium is yet another example of how we're enhancing our Big Data skills as we apply them to critical programs and missions within the Intelligence Community."

About the Open Cloud Consortium
The Open Cloud Consortium (OCC) is a not-for-profit organization that manages and operates cloud computing infrastructure to support scientific, medical, health care and environmental research. OCC members span the globe and include over 10 universities, over 15 companies, and over 5 government agencies and national laboratories. The OCC is organized into different working groups, which manage and operate the infrastructure and services that it provides. Other members of the Open Cloud Consortium include Raytheon, Cisco, Yahoo, Citrix and Booz Allen Hamilton.

About Mercury Systems
Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) is a best-of-breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems, software and services for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications. We deliver innovative solutions, rapid time-to-value and world-class service and support to our prime contractor customers. Mercury Systems has worked on over 300 programs, including Aegis, Patriot, SEWIP, Gorgon Stare and Predator/Reaper. We are based in Chelmsford, MA.

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