Pacific Biosciences signs deal with Cycle Computing

Pacific Biosciences of California has signed an agreement with Cycle Computing for optimizing PacBio RS SMRT Analysis software for the cloud.

The cloud-based version of the SMRT Analysis software suite is designed to offer computing that scales to meet the data analysis needs for SMRT sequencing and supports a workflow that includes sample preparation, sequencing and completed data analysis in less than one day.

Pacific Software Product Management director Edwin Hauw said by leveraging Cycle Computing’s expertise in building scalable, high performance cloud computing applications their goal is to provide the balance of performance and convenience for customers.