Foundation Platform

Foundation PlatformBioSoft Integrators Foundation Platform Compute Appliance

The Foundation Platform is a turn key high performance computing engine designed specifically to meet the computing needs of next generation sequencing technologies.  This platform is specifically engineered to handle the rigors of the micro biology to smaller whole genome analysis needs and is up-gradable for the laboratory that wants to scale. The Foundation Platform Compute Appliance contains:


Cores 96
Raw Storage 48TB
10GB Ethernet Yes
Head Node Cores 16
Head Node RAM 128GB
Head Node Storage 2TB***
compute Nodes 5
Compute Cores 16
Compute RAM 128GB
Compute Storage 250GB
High Speed Switch 24 Port 10Gb E
Communication Switch 24 Port GigE
UPS Optional
PDU 8 output PDU
Spare Parts Maint Kit
Rack Enclosure 15U

The ability to upgrade the number of processor cores and storage space is preconfigured into the Foundation Platform Compute Appliance. All necessary hardware and software will be pre-installed and pre-cabled allowing for the most turnkey solution possible. BioSoft Integrators are available to preinstall and pretest Platform application software prior to shipping. Platforms Include:

  • PacBio
  • Illumina

We preinstall, preconfigure and pretest all necessary cluster management software tools included in our Management Suite. Our plug and play design, installation and testing procedure is unique and allows end users to focus on science, not infrastructure.