HOPE ISLAND, Australia, May 9 — Several of Compaq's most high-profile life sciences customers -- Celera, the Whitehead Institute, and GeneProt -- were on the Gold Coast in Australia this week to explain to Australian genome researchers first-hand how the computer vendor has helped them to meet their high-performance computing needs.

Compaq and Platform Computing hosted the event, which attracted more than 100 attendees from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and South Korea.

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