Healthcare and life sciences organizations are experiencing exceptional data growth and diversity. The sampling and analysis of a single human's DNA produce over a terabyte of data — equivalent to 8,000 times more data than the human brain retains in a lifetime or a stack of paper 66,000 miles high.1 Multiply that by a few thousand individuals – add case studies, medical records, images and journals – and a regional hospital or small institution could be faced with storing and analyzing petabytes of data in the near future.
Some genomics analyses take days or weeks to complete — and the value of the resulting information declines every minute as the patient’s condition changes over time. Imagine accelerating big data insights and drastically reducing the time to diagnosis and treatment. Solutions on IBM Power Systems can produce actionable insights from data and, possibly, change the profile of complex disease therapy worldwide.
Power Systems healthcare and life sciences solutions
Designed to address the grand challenge of analyzing increasingly large genome-related datasets, this high-throughput architecture and reference design enables fast turnaround for a wide variety of workflows including genomic medicine, agrigenomics, biofuels, forensics and drug development. Based on multi-year collaborations with leaders in the Life Sciences industry, this dynamic platform integrates high performance compute, storage, workflow orchestration and portal access, and can also be easily adapted to support large scale and cloud based deployments. This most recent version further exploits the capabilities of IBM POWER8 and introduces the IBM Elastic Storage Server (ESS) — defining a complete solution containing all of the hardware and software elements required to accomplish genomics processing for data analysis.
A complete, integrated solution for healthcare providers with the award-winning EpicCare EMR implementations and superior services and support.
A fully-integrated and comprehensive hardware and software solution for the genomic sequencing laboratory.
Accelerates integration and analysis of complex data with the IBM POWER® big data engine to surface insights in near real-time and uncover intervention opportunities for more coordinated, patient-centered care.
Provides a robust, secure and proven foundation for complex information integration and sharing, advanced analytics and care management across organizations.
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