Delphix Customer European Bioinformatics Institute Wins Best Datacentre Project of the Year at Computer Weekly European User Awards 2015

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2015) - Delphix, the market leader in Data as a Service, today announced that Delphix customer European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) has been named winner of the Best Datacentre Project of the Year at the Computer Weekly European User Awards 2015.

The Best Datacentre Project of the Year award "recognises innovation in the use of datacentre technologies, virtualisation, and its ecosystem of products." EMBL-EBI was selected following the deployment of the powerful Delphix DaaS platform, which enabled EMBL-EBI to prepare and release data for publicly funded scientific research faster and more frequently than ever before.

"This is a really interesting project," said the judges at Computer Weekly. "Not only has a non-profit organisation had to tackle the costly issue of big data analytics and storage, but the project is innovative and forward-thinking."

Since its founding in 2008, Delphix has established itself as the industry leader in delivering a secure Data as a Service solution designed to eliminate data-related bottlenecks on-premises or in the cloud. EMBL-EBI manages well over 50 petabytes of data, with this amount approximately doubling in size every year, so it deployed Delphix DaaS to virtualise its databases. This approach enabled EMBL-EBI to provide data to various teams as a service, on demand, without affecting processing power.

"Our projection is that Delphix will reduce the data release timeframe by 20 percent, allowing some data resources to make an extra release -- or more -- every year with no additional development or curation staff," said Steven Newhouse, head of technical services, EMBL-EBI. "Reputation is the currency of research, and our users demand reliable and fast delivery."

"Our work with EMBL-EBI has been instrumental in providing invaluable data services to scientists everywhere and supporting research activities worldwide," said Iain Chidgey, vice president, International Sales, Delphix. "The selection of EMBL-EBI as a winner in the Computer Weekly European User Awards 2015 reinforces how the powerful Delphix platform is being used by leading organisations to tackle ever-increasing data demands."

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