Benefits

Cost Savings

Storage cost reduced up to 90%

Lossless Streaming Compression

Full validation and MD5 matching

Faster Transfer

Data transfer times reduced by up to 90%

Transparent Usage

Access compressed files in their original format. Your tools and pipelines won’t even know that anything has changed.

Speeds up Analysis

Reduces I/O which dominates performance

NGS Quality Score Refinement

Optional feature preserves and improves genotyping accuracy

No lock-in

Free decompression and updates tools. Distribute your compressed data to others.

Easy IT Deployment

Software and tools are user mode. No security issues. No sysadmin headaches.

Reduce Storage Cost

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Award Winning Innovation

PetaGene won Best of Show at Bio-IT World 2016 in Boston, for its PetaSuite compression tools in the category for optimising speed and storage, beating out 46 competitors including EMC, Clever Safe (IBM), Avere, and others from 190 total exhibiting companies. Bio-IT World is the premiere conference for IT in the Life Sciences.

“The judges chose a new product that could give you millions of dollars worth of storage savings right now, a product that several of our judges wanted to go buy immediately after lunch.”

Allison Proffitt

Boston, USA Editorial Director of Bio-IT World

Testimonials

“We were looking for a reliable NGS compression solution that we could quickly deploy at scale on our large cluster and would allow us to reduce our tier 1 storage needs. We were under time pressure to decide on a solution for funding reasons and PetaGene was willing to go the extra mile to help us. We decided to go with PetaGene as they offer transparent on-the-fly decompression and we estimated that there would be an overall cost saving compared to other solutions.”

Dr Christophe Trefois

Belvaux, Luxembourg
Technical Specialist at Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, University of Luxembourg

“Handling the enormous amount of data we receive from genome sequencing is a huge challenge in our group as we analyse data from more than 10,000 human genomes... PetaGene’s solutions allow us to easily store, use and visualise the sequencing data at a fraction of the cost.”

Dr Chris Penkett

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Head of Pipelines for the 10K NIHR Rare Disease Genomes Project NHS Blood and Transplant & University of Cambridge

Customers and Collaborators

How Does it Work?

  • PetaGene supplies multi-threaded Linux software (PetaSuite) for you to use to losslessly compress your BAM and FASTQ.gz files by up to 10x, whether on-premises on in the cloud.
  • You never need to decompress the files – our software comes with a user-mode shim (PetaLink) that does efficient random-access on-the-fly decompression out of memory so that the files appear with their original filenames in their original format. Performance is improved by doing this, due to I/O savings.
  • The Cloud Edition of PetaSuite even allows you to transparently migrate your pipelines to the cloud and/or access remote data as if it is local without downloading it first.

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