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InforSense and The BioTeam Partner on Bioinformatics Grid-Computing Environment

NEW YORK, April 18 (GenomeWeb News) - InforSense and The Bioteam plan to integrate their products to provide a high-performance grid computing environment for bioinformatics studies, the companies said today.


Under the agreement, London-based InforSense will join its workflow-based integrative analytics environment, InforSense KDE, with BioTeam's informatics clustering kit, iNquiry.


The BioTeam, based in Cambridge, Mass., has also become a certified solutions provider for InforSense, joining the company's open workflow partner network.

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