As Microsoft Refines its Life Science Strategy, Some Bioinformatics Vendors Feel the Heat | GenomeWeb

By Vivien Marx

This article has been updated from a version posted on April 23 to clarify an aspect of Neudesic's ELN functionality.

BOSTON — Microsoft this week presented a number of new initiatives in its effort to "verticalize" its platforms for the life sciences space — a strategy that some life science informatics players welcomed even as others questioned whether the software giant might crowd them out of the market.

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