NEW YORK, Sept. 25-The National Cancer Institute's biomedical supercomputing center bought a new system from Silicon Graphics, the company said today.
The Advanced Biomedical Computing Center, which provides research support for NCI, National Institutes of Health and extramural scientists, bought a 64-processor SGI Origin 3800 server, three 8-processor Origin 300 servers and a 5.6 TB TP9400 storage system.
SGI did not reveal the price of the system.
The system will be used to analyze genomic data, model cell signaling, study protein interactions and model drug-target interactions, among other applications.
For more information, see the press release.