NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute will spend the coming year upgrading and shifting how it uses its sequencing capacity, according to its Annual Review for 2008/09, published today — the first time the institute has released online its yearly report on its operations.

Sanger said it will add another 800 terabytes of disk capacity in 2009-10, in addition to its current 3 petabytes — which represents a doubling of capacity over what it had in 2007-08 — to its data center.

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