NEW YORK, Feb 12 - Blackstone Technology Group said Monday that it has built a compute farm to support genomics-based research at Pfizer’s Discovery Technology Center in Cambridge, Mass.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Blackstone, based in Worcester, Mass., provided hardware and software for the compute farm, which runs on the Linux operating system and uses Intel-based processors.

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