Boston, Massachusetts, USA — April 30, 2009 — CLC bioâ€™s enterprise platform for Next Generation Sequencing data analysis, CLC Genomics Server, has just been awarded the â€œBest of Showâ€ prize at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2009 – an award judged by a team of Bio-IT World magazine editors and leading industry experts.
Bio-IT World Editor-in-Chief Kevin Davies, PhD., comments, â€œEach year we go through a process where our judging panel debates the technical merits and likely business impact of the different technologies presented at the Best of Show awards. CLC bio’s success this year clearly reflects the importance of the incredibly exciting Next Generation Sequencing space, with a solution that is obviously gaining traction with it’s capabilities to handle the immense data management and analytical challenges required in this area.â€
â€œJudging on several criteria, such as the importance of the problem being addressed and the elegance of the solution provided, it was clear to the judging panel that CLC Genomics Server, and the flexible plug-in structure it provides, delivers an ideal platform for researchers working with Next Generation Sequencing data.â€ says M. Michael Barmada, PhD. – member of the â€œBest of Showâ€ judging panel and Director of the Center for Computational Genetics at the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh. â€œIt’s nice to see complex computational algorithms and routines presented with an elegant interface in a user-friendly way, which lowers the technical barriers for all researchers working with high-throughput sequence data analysis.â€
CLC Genomics Server is CLC bioâ€™s advanced and powerful bioinformatics solution which is built upon a powerful and modern three-tier server architecture, that yields flexible options of executing centralized services, easy integration with other applications and services, powerful database communication and data integration, and secure access control framework and central action logging. Customers already using this enterprise platform, includes J. Craig Venter Institute, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Veridex, and University of California – Berkeley. Read more about this solution here: