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University at Buffalo to Use 2,000 Plus Dells for Bioinformatics

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 - The Buffalo Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics at the University at Buffalowill use approximately 2,000 Dell PowerEdge servers and an EMC storage area network for human genome research, bioinformatics, protein structure prediction, and large-scale computer simulations, the organizations announced today.


Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.


"We are seeing a continuing trend in higher education toward affordable industry-standard server clusters," Bill Rodrigues, vice president and general manager for education and healthcare at Dell, said in a statement. "These systems are now allowing universities to conduct research that was once the province of just a few, selected locations around the world."


The University at Buffalois part of the State University of New York system.


For further information, see the press release.

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