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 sharing/streaming, database hosting, and web application deployments are not clouds that are optimal for processing complex tasks, such as those required for next-generation sequencing. Plus their cost structures are such that fees related data transfer, computing, and storage can quickly spiral out of control, especially when you're dealing with
If you're interested in digging more into our solution, I invite you to check out the our Genomic Cloud White Paper. If you'd like answers to specific questions, I invite you to contact us anytime, and we'll be more than happy to chat!