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Optimizing Life Science Data Centers
November 12, 2009 

Sponsored by: Sun Microsystems

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Program Description:

Today's researchers are challenged with managing, analyzing, and storing unprecedented levels of data.  In addition, overall, the life sciences industry is equally challenged with building efficient, economical, and scalable data centers.  It requires a sophisticated understanding of key technologies and an appreciation of what users want.  This web symposia discussion is intended to address broader infrastructure to point solutions for effectively improving a life science data center operation.

Attendees should expect active discussion around high-productivity computing trends and progressive analytics.  Expect coverage of: Integrated server and storage solutions for efficiency, scalability and better ROI -- Accelerators -- Improving power and cooling efficiency -- Advancements in handling data and analysis -- Cloud services -- Discussions on how to work through data bottlenecks in life science today, while building for tomorrow, and more.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Understand challenges in managing vast volumes of data and building optimized data centers
  • Understand the key technologies involved to integrate solutions for a better ROI
  • Leverage the information shared on trends and problem-solving, and discuss relevance to your organization's clinical and/or business needs


Who Should Attend:

  • Researchers and professionals involved in managing, analyzing, and storing of data
  • IT and Informatics professionals
  • Software vendors providing solutions for storing data and building data centers
  • Executives responsible for evaulating and making recommendations on data centers


DVD or Electronic Version Price:  $295 each


Chairperson's Opening Remarks


  • Eric H. Jones, Team Lead, Application & Production Support, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
  • John Keilty, VP Information Technology & Informatics, Infinity Pharmaceuticals
  • David Teszler, Manager, Global HPC System Engineering, Sun Microsystems

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