Blackstone Technology Group said that a compute farm it built to support genomics-based research at Pfizer’s Discovery Technology Center in Cambridge, Mass., is now operational.

Blackstone, based in Worcester, Mass., provided hardware and software for the compute farm, which runs on the Linux operating system and uses Intel-based processors. Blackstone is also providing Pfizer with technologies and services to support Pfizer’s work at the DTC in establishing priorities among thousands of genomics-based drug research targets.

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