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Adoption of SaaS in the Life Sciences

Feb 28, 2011 |

In this entry Bruce Maches takes a high-level look at SaaS and how it can be leveraged by these organizations to help them meet their research objectives in a more cost effective and timely manner.

Vital Signs from Life Sciences, Big Pharma Clouds

Dec 13, 2010 |

This week at Pharmtech, Arun Kumar, Vice President and Head of the Global Life Sciences Business Unit at Infosys, an IT, business and consulting firm, discussed how the cloud is shaping the pharmaceutical industry–and what is coming in 2011.

Why the Cloud Works for Pharma

Oct 25, 2010 |

In terms of enterprise HPC cloud adoption, the pharmaceutical industry is a relative leader due to its need to reduce time to market via the on-demand, scalable access to resources on a pay-as-you-go basis. The computational strategies are well-suited to cloud in other ways as well, as CloudSwitch founder Ellen Rubin explains.

The Way Forward for R&D Applications in the Life Sciences

May 27, 2010 |

Most big pharma IT departments have extensive application portfolios that range into the hundreds of systems. Many of these have overlapping functionality and use a variety of different platforms and technologies. This tower of Babel is caused by a number of different factors