“Today you buy Tylenol (500mg for almost everyone), but it doesn’t positively impact everybody because genetically we are all different,” says Rajiv Nema, Director of Marketing at SAP (HANA, Mobile Innovations). “$70B is spent on cancer medicine in the United States alone, and 40% – almost $30B – of that is wasted because the medicine does not positively impact the patient. “
DataDirect Networks (DDN) has announced the sequel to its original SFA10000 product. The SFA10K-X unveiled on Tuesday is the company’s first major upgrade to its Storage Fusion Architecture product line originally launched in June 2009.
Advanced analytics sets its sights on health care.
In early April the SAS Institute (SAS) announced it had integrated its most advanced analytics software into database appliances from EMC Greenplum and Teradata Corporation. The new offerings marry high performance computing to “big data” and are designed to enable users to perform deep analysis on huge datasets hosted on purpose-built, parallel computing platforms.
SAS unveils patent-pending In-Memory Analytics platform,
Company embraces HPC to speed market data analysis .
SAS is encountering formidable new rivals in its lucrative niche of business intelligence software.
In an attempt to shake up the solid-state drive (SSD) business, startup Pliant Technology has launched the Enterprise Flash Drive (EFD) family of products. The company is touting its 2.5- and 3.5-inch “Lightning” EFDs as the fastest and most robust flash storage drives on the market.