NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, Santa Cruz said today that Hitachi has sponsored a new cancer genomics research agreement with the university, under which the company will provide research funding and a data storage system that together total over $1 million in support.

Hitachi Data Systems has provided a petabyte-capacity storage system that investigators will use to store and manage cancer genomics data and to study new methods for handling these types of data, UCSC said.

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