IDBS partners with Soluzioni Informatiche

Collaboration Broadens Support for ELN and Data Management in Italy

Guildford, UK, and Burlington, Mass., March 25, 2010 - IDBS, the leading worldwide provider of research data management and analytics solutions to R&D organizations, today announced a strategic partnership with Soluzioni Informatiche (S-IN), an Italian company that provides consulting, training, contract research and software solutions in the fields of chemistry-related data storage, data analysis, in silico toxicity prediction and molecular modeling.

With this partnership S-IN will distribute E-WorkBook Suite, IDBS' next-generation electronic lab notebook that captures and stores both contextual and experimental data in a searchable, secure, traceable and compliant environment. S-IN will also provide localized implementation and training services for E-WorkBook Suite, expanding access to IDBS' solutions and providing further services and support in the Italian market.

"IDBS has the most advanced scientific data management product portfolio and has unprecedented success in helping leading medical and pharmaceutical institutions worldwide advance their scientific research," said Filippo Magnaguagno, Sales Manager at Soluzioni Informatiche. "This partnership will ensure that IDBS customers in the Italian region receive the quality and dependability unanimous with its global customer base.

"We are very excited to be working with S-IN, the premier services provider dedicated to the research and development market in Italy," said Chris Molloy, VP of Corporate Development and Asia Pacific at IDBS. "Their professional network and strong local relationships will ensure that IDBS delivers extensive domain experience and outstanding technical support to better serve our customers in this region."

About IDBS

IDBS is a unique, global supplier of innovative data management and analytics solutions, which increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve business and scientific productivity of R&D organizations worldwide. Organizations such as Pfizer, GSK, Celera, MedImmune, Dana-Farber, and Roche employ IDBS solutions as an integral part of their strategy to address the increasing pressures placed upon them by the need for the secure, compliant capture, integration and analysis of complex research data. IDBS is clearly differentiated from other software providers by its unique combination of deep domain knowledge and its ability to rapidly provide integrated business process and robust data analytics solutions along the entire R&D value chain. IDBS solutions secure organizations' valuable R&D data assets and enable rapid decision-making through effective integration and analysis. They also support the protection of Intellectual Property (IP) and the requirements for data quality demanded under Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards.

IDBS is a private company, founded in 1989 and headquartered in Guildford, UK. IDBS has worldwide consulting and support presence, with U.S. offices in California, New Jersey and Massachusetts, the EU, Australia and China.