Sun Beats out Compaq, IBM in Bid for Myriad s Computing Needs | GenomeWeb

Myriad Genetics has chosen Sun Microsystems to provide the computing infrastructure for its protein-mapping venture with Hitachi and Oracle, according to two sources close to the deal.

Myriad had recently narrowed the field of computing power providers to Sun and Compaq, eliminating IBM, one source said, and would announce Sun as the winner this week. Bill Hockett, a spokesman with Myriad, confirmed that the company had decided upon a vendor, but declined to comment further. A spokesperson from Sun declined to comment.

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