NEW YORK, Nov 1 – Blackstone Technology Group announced Wednesday that it will build a large-scale, distributed compute farm system for Biogen.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Blackstone will provide a high-performance compute farm based on the Linux operating system and Intel-based processors to support Biogen's drug discovery efforts. The Linux farm will interoperate with Biogen's existing Unix infrastructure, which consists of Sun hardware running Solaris and SGI hardware running Irix.

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