There are a lot of options today for selecting a cloud partner for bioinformatics, and the big guys seem to all have a one-size-fits-all approach, since they serve a variety of industries. Clouds that were designed to handle less data-intensive, mass-market consumer tasks such as file and photograph storage, video[...]

Posted in Big Data, Bioinformatics, Cloud Computing, HPC, ibm, Lab7ESP

We can all agree that labs are being inundated with more and more tasks, more data-rich technologies, and the need to develop new strategies for dealing with this new reality. Just as we have become more efficient in managing our lives (think about the impact of smartphones), it’s important to apply similar[...]

Posted in Big Data, Bioinformatics, education, Lab7 ESP, Lab7 News, NGS101, provenance, white paper

As our company rapidly grows, we’re working to increase our presence in the market, as well as to increase the time we spend at conferences to learn the latest from scientists in our field. To that end, we want to take some time here to describe what we’ve been up to at recent conferences and look forward to our[...]

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Lab7 in 7 Questions: Alexandra Hubbard

As Lab7 Systems grows and more people become aware of what we do and what the Enterprise Science Platform (ESP) is, we’d like to share some insight into the team that helped get us here. To this end, we’re starting a new blog series called “Lab7 in 7 Questions” (we are Lab7 after all, not Lab4 or Lab5). In the[...]

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LAB7 SYSTEMS SECURES $3.0M FINANCING TO FUEL PLATFORM GROWTH AND COMMERCIAL EXPANSION Boosts scalable software platform for data-intensive life science applications

Posted in Lab7 News, The NGS Market, Uncategorized

Lab7 at Bio-IT World 2016

Help the Lab7 ESP win the “People’s Choice” Best of Show Award

Tired of inflexible corporate LIMS and fragile DIY solutions? This year at the Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, come by booth #145 to see how the Lab7 Enterprise Science Platform (ESP), a complete operating platform for labs that combines LIMS +[...]

Posted in bio-it world, Bioinformatics, conferences, ddn, dell, HPC, ibm, lab7, Lab7 ESP

At Lab7 Systems, we spend a lot of time talking about the importance of data provenance, and often how the need for robust provenance gets overlooked in even the most sophisticated laboratory setting. The conversation always brings up some very interesting scenarios ad questions:

Posted in ebook, ibm, Lab7 News, Lab7ESP, lims, NGS, power systems, provenance


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Is Your Head in the Cloud? (Part 1)

Alphabet Soup: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, OpEx, CapEx, oh my!

Over the last few years, cloud computing has become an integral element of the IT landscape. It's impossible to discuss new IT deployments without considering how cloud services may play a role. In the Life Sciences, especially with next generation sequencing[...]

Posted in business, cloud, Cloud Computing, HPC, it

Lab7 at the Festival of Genomics

Lab7 Systems will be demonstrating the Lab7 ESP, the Operating System for Your Lab, at the Festival of Genomics next week at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, June 22-24, 2015. We'll be in Booth 34, and invite you to visit to see live demonstrations of the Lab7 Enterprise Sequencing Platform, and to[...]

Posted in Bioinformatics, conferences, DNA sequencing, HPC, Lab7 ESP, Lab7 News, NGS