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AWS Genomics Executive Brief

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Genomics on AWS: Accelerating scientific discoveries and powering business agility © 2021, Amazon Web Services, Inc. or its Affiliates. All rights reserved. Today's genomics landscape is rapidly evolving with the accelerated adoption of genomics by biopharma organizations, infectious disease tracing programs, and healthcare systems. Organizations that are addressing new market opportunities and embracing innovative genomics applications and technologies are looking to the cloud to stay agile, innovative, and economical. For almost a decade, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has helped genomics organizations such as Ancestry , DNAnexus , GRAIL , and Illumina optimize their businesses and build scalable infrastructure to accelerate scientific discoveries. Genomics organizations of all sizes and disciplines choose AWS to meet their unique business needs, which span from using AWS machine learning services to bridge limitations in NGS infectious disease applications, to leveraging AWS global infrastructure to seamlessly deploy globally in a secure and compliant manner. H ow AWS supports genomics Technical and business experts from AWS collaborate with genomics customers to address common operational and business challenges, such as providing best practices for deploying analysis workflows at scale and integrating with open - source projects such as Cromwell or Nextflow . AWS works commercially with ISVs, such as Illumina's DRAGEN ™ Bio - IT Platform and Sentieon , to make their applications available through native and platform services. Finally, the AWS Open Data team works with public data providers such as gnomAD and the NIH to make their datasets available to all AWS customers at the click of a button. Clinical translation Interpretation & ML for tertiary analysis Data aggregation & governance Data transfer & storage TATTGGTGAG CCTGACCTGT Workflow automation for secondary analysis Security, industry compliance, and data sovereignty Reduce time to discovery AstraZeneca leverages AWS to run over 51 billion statistical genomics tests in <24 hours. Optimize cost Illumina reduced costs by ~$400k/month on AWS. Scale seamlessly With AWS, Igenomix realized a 600% increase in sample capacity Achieve compliance globally • HITRUST • GDPR • FedRAMP • HIPAA • ISO 27001 • ISO 3425 Access to industry tools and datasets

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