Press Releases


Certara, a provider of decision support technology and consulting services for optimising drug development and improving health outcomes, has announced the launch of Phoenix 7.0. Phoenix is an advanced, intuitive software for pharmacokinetic (PK), pharmacodynamic (PD), and toxicokinetic (TK) modelling and simulation.

International Computer Concepts (ICC), an integrator of enterprise computing solutions, has announced its update to the ICC Vega line of high-frequency trading servers with the latest Broadwell-E microarchitecture from Intel. After extensive testing, the Vega servers featuring overclocked Intel Core i7 processors are ready to ship to customers.

Bright Computing, a provider of cluster and cloud management software, has released Version 7.3 of Bright Cluster Manager and Bright OpenStack. The updates provide enhanced support for containers, enhanced integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), improvements to the interface with the Ceph distributed object store and file system, and updates to make deployment and configuration easier and more intuitive.

The latest version of the Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) from Autoscribe Informatics, featuring flexibility and productivity enhancements, will be on show at Lab Innovations 2016, together with the brand new Environmental Sampling Management module

Panasas, a specialist in high-performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS), today introduced ActiveStor 20, its latest generation hybrid scale-out NAS appliance, featuring a 65 per cent increase in flash and a 25 per cent increase in hard drive capacity

Computer Simulation Technology (CST) has announced the acquisition of a source code license for the Portunus system simulator and the start of a multi-year collaboration contract with of Adapted Solutions

Maplesoft has entered into an agreement with Perimeter Institute (PI), a leading centre for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics, to serve as its Educational Outreach Champion

With the release of Science of Synthesis 4.4, Thieme Chemistry expands its knowledge base to include significant updates as well as two new reference library volumes on domino transformations in organic synthesis

MachineWorks, a supplier of CNC Simulation and verification component software, has announced that it will release Polygonica version 1.4 later this summer

IDBS has announced the release of a fully featured web-based chemistry electronic laboratory notebook. As a module of the flagship E‑WorkBook platform, the product is designed to support synthetic organic workflows in discovery chemistry

Ruro has announced the launch of its new laboratory information system (LIS), limitLIS. The new software platform combines all the features of existing LIS systems with optimised performance and unparalleled ease of use

RSC Group, a developer of solutions for high-performance computing (HPC) and data centres in Russia and CIS has demonstrated a new generation of its high performance, scalable and energy-efficient RSC Tornado platform for HPC. The new version of Tornado features direct liquid cooling based on the newest multi-core Intel Xeon Phi processor



Sophia Ktori investigates the use of informatics software to increase data integrity in the laboratory


Tim Gillett reports from PRACEDays 2016, held in May in the city of Prague


Robert Roe investigates the motivation behind the architectural changes to Europes fastest supercomputer, Piz Daint, housed at the Swiss National Computing Centre


Robert Roe discusses the merits of the latest storage technologies, including a push by storage providers to develop end-to-end platforms featuring intelligent data management systems


As AMD launches its latest FirePro GPU, Robert Roe investigates a new suite of open-source tools, released by the company that convert code from CUDA into C++