Next-Gen Analytics Made More Accessible

(June 13, 2017)

Sponsored by
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Looking for a big data solution with the speed of a supercomputer and the ease of the cloud?
The new Hosted Supercomputing Solution powered by Cray at Markley offers the best of both worlds: big data analytics with maximum convenience.

During this live webinar, experts from Cray and Markley will unveil details of this unique Supercomputing-as-a-Service offering that provides blazing fast analytics to clients via a hosted model. Highlights of this session will focus on real-world use cases in Life Sciences, where genomics applications benefit from the agile HPC analytics platform-purpose-built to handle the most complex technical workloads and offered exclusively from Cray.

Join us on June 13 at 1pm Eastern Daylight time to get the details on this new offering and engage in live Q&A with experts from both teams.

Open new doors in innovation and discovery with the first-ever Cray hosted supercomputer from Cray and Markley.

“Many Markley customers have applications tailor-made for supercomputer performance, but do not want the overhead of owning a supercomputer. This new service from Markley, powered by Cray, will efficiently accelerate solutions to customers’ most complex compute requirements, allowing them to achieve higher productivity, accelerate their science, and effectively control costs.”
–Patrick Gilmore, CTO, Markley

Learning Objectives:

  • What this offer means for innovation and discovery
  • Capability highlights and savings analysis
  • How to get up and running quickly


Patrick GilmorePatrick Gilmore



Markley CTO, Patrick Gilmore, is responsible for overseeing the company's state-of-the-art technology and cloud operations, including its Supercomputing-as-a-Service solution and Infrastructure-as-a-Service offering. Through his industry experience and leadership, Patrick has helped to extend the company’s reach and enhance business continuity for its customers. Prior to Markley, Patrick spent over a decade as Akamai Technologies' Chief Network Architect. Patrick’s group managed peering and capacity for the world’s largest CDN‚ that served approximately 30 percent of all Internet traffic. Patrick has also served as chief architect at national and international backbone providers, and the board of many Internet governing bodies and IXes.

Ted SlaterTed Slater

Global Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences

Cray Inc.

Ted Slater is Global Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences at Cray, Inc. Mr. Slater is an expert in the application of knowledge- and semantics-based methods to pharmaceutical R&D, which has been his interest for the past 20 years. Over his career, Mr. Slater has held several positions in the field including Senior Director, Data Sciences at Thomson Reuters IP&S; Senior Director, Head of Knowledge Management Services at Merck Research Laboratories; and Vice President for Knowledge Engineering at Genstruct (now Selventa).

Mr. Slater completed his bachelor's degree with a double major in Biology and Chemistry at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. He holds an M.A. in Molecular Biology from the University of California at Riverside, and an M.S. in Computer Science from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico.