Curoverse announced today the company has raised
Arvados is a computational storage platform designed for the biomedical industry. The first deployment of Arvados runs a private cloud with 300 TB of storage and 500 cores that is used for genomic analysis at the
"Responding to explosive growth in genomic and biomedical data, research and clinical labs are turning to technologies that have made web-scale computing possible, but existing solutions are failing to address the complex needs of the biomedical industry," said
Arvados was originally developed by a team of scientists and software engineers led by
"Translating the innovations in genomic sequencing into meaningful medical care will require transparent informatics resources that combine open source software and public domain datasets," said Dr.
The series seed financing round included investments from
"For the last several years we have closely followed the market for bioinformatics platforms that address new challenges created by next-generation sequencing and biomedical big data," said
Curoverse is available today through a private beta program. The company plans to release their first commercial products in 2014. The Arvados software is available at http://arvados.org.
Curoverse is a venture-backed startup developing computational storage infrastructure for a new era of precision medicine driven by genomic and biomedical big data. Based in
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