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Blackstone Computing to Open Office in Germany

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 — Neophyte life science vendor Blackstone Computing, which specializes in scientific and technical consulting and software, is opening a European office in Munich, Germany, the company announced on Monday.


Blackstone, of Worcester, Mass., was launched in 1997 to provide infrastructure services for technical companies, and recently has expanded into the life-sciences sector. During the past year, the privately held company has also extended its business from consulting into providing biosciences software applications with the launch of its PowerCloud platform.


That system is designed to streamline the allocation of computing power in life sciences company, making computer resource dedication more efficient and bringing IT in line with business and science goals. It works by dynamically allocating resources and accelerating high-throughput processes.


Blackstone's other European office is in London.

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