PointCross Life Sciences Named to Gartner’s Cool Vendor 2013 List for Life Sciences
FOSTER CITY, CA, May 15, 2013
PointCross Life Sciences announced today that it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors in Life Sciences, 2013” ¹ by Gartner, Inc. PointCross Life Sciences is a leading provider of solutions designed to unleash the value of data generated from nonclinical studies and clinical trials conducted by the BioPharma industry. The Gartner Cool Vendor 2013 Life Sciences report highlights select companies that offer novel tools to aggregate and deliver value from data for insight-driven performance improvements. PointCross Life Sciences supports the broad needs of translational informatics by providing robust big data stores that hold semantically harmonized and unit normalized data from studies and trials located in disparate, federated sources; and analytics to discover patterns and trends from these data for the purposes of research, safety and efficacy reviews.
“We are honored to be selected by Gartner as a 2013 Cool Vendor in Life Sciences,” said Dr. Suresh Madhavan, CEO of PointCross Life Sciences. “BioPharma companies and Regulatory authorities are looking for new ways to better detect safety signals and identify drug efficacy patterns across the massive volumes of data generated during the lifecycle of drug development. PointCross Life Sciences addresses these needs using highly scalable petabyte sized data stores based on Hadoop® coupled with advanced analytics, data visualization and scientific workflows to uncover insight-driven improvements that enable better research and regulatory decisions.”
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 Gartner “Cool Vendors in Life Sciences 2013” by Steven Lefebure, Dale Hagemeyer and Michael Shanler dated May 2, 2013.