There are a lot of options today for selecting a cloud partner for bioinformatics, and the big guys seem to all have a one-size-fits-all approach, since they serve a variety of industries. Clouds that were designed to handle less data-intensive, mass-market consumer tasks such as file and photograph storage, video[...]

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Posted in Cloud Computing, Bioinformatics, Lab7ESP, ibm, Big Data, HPC

Bio-IT World 2017 Recap

Lab7 Systems was proud to be a Gold Sponsor of this year's Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, which took place May23-25, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The best part was that our booth #563 was right next to the bar...I mean...The best part was seeing the exciting advances in utilization of cloud[...]

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Posted in Bioinformatics, Cloud Computing, Big Data, bio-it world, L7 Informatics News, conferences, Genomic Cloud

Is Your Head in the Cloud? (Part 1)

Alphabet Soup: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, OpEx, CapEx, oh my!

Over the last few years, cloud computing has become an integral element of the IT landscape. It's impossible to discuss new IT deployments without considering how cloud services may play a role. In the Life Sciences, especially with next generation sequencing[...]

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