Good news for the ClouDx-I project as Dell have thrown their weight behind the project. An innovative “private cloud” solution has been design by NSilico in conjunction with Dell and BSC technology limited. To take advantage of recent hardware improvements and with a critical requirement to respect patient privacy and drive ethical best practice a solution that minimises security risks has been developed. Based on the Vertex architecture a 4 node ‘super computer in a box’ has been procured to drive bioinformatics innovation and development for neo-natal sepsis research. This cost effective solution allows a powerful bioinformatics pipeline to be deployed in a clinical setting with a minimal footprint allowing all data to be held behind firewalls in the sample processing unit. This solution brings a high performance computing multi core solution to the data in situ. Shown below closing the deal are Dell agent Paul Mulready BSC technology ltd., Dr Paul Walsh NSilcio Life Science Ltd. and John Carroll MSc NSilico Life Science Ltd.