[BiO BB] What are the alternatives to Rosetta Biosoftware, Resolver and Syllego systems

J.W. Bizzaro jeff at bioinformatics.org
Wed Sep 16 16:02:19 EDT 2009

Information on Rosetta's product line has been taken down.  Here's what Archive.org has:


Here's the press release:

"Microsoft Signs Agreement With Merck & Co. Inc. to Acquire Assets of Rosetta Biosoftware, Strengthening Position in Life Science

"REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has signed an agreement with Merck & Co. Inc. to acquire certain assets of Rosetta Biosoftware, a business unit of Rosetta Inpharmatics LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Merck & Co. Inc. The deal allows Microsoft to incorporate genetic, genomic, metabolomic and proteomics data management software into the Microsoft Amalga Life Sciences platform for enhanced translational research capabilities. In addition, Microsoft will establish a strategic relationship with Merck to enhance the Amalga Life Sciences platform to meet emerging pharmaceutical research needs.

"Under the terms of the agreement, Merck will become a customer of the Microsoft Amalga Life Sciences 2009 platform and also will provide strategic input to Microsoft on the direction and evolution of new solutions incorporating Rosetta Biosoftware technologies. The software platform will help drive improvements in Merck’s already advanced research capabilities."



Dan Bolser wrote:
> Sorry, but could you briefly describe what the Rosetta biosoftware
> suite does and what your requirements are? I'm not familiar with that
> package, and it could be that some other package better suits your
> exact requirements.

J.W. Bizzaro
Bioinformatics Organization, Inc. (Bioinformatics.Org)
E-mail: jeff at bioinformatics.org
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