Unlikely Allies Take on the Blue Giant | GenomeWeb

In what could be a $50 million deal, Celera, Compaq, and Sandia National Labs have joined forces to battle IBM for the life sciences supercomputing jackpot.

In December 1999, IBM announced it was launching the $100 million Blue Gene project to create a one-quadrillion-operations-per-second (petaflop) life sciences supercomputer.

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