The Life Sciences industry is one of the most complex in the world. Companies developing pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology, and nutraceuticals need a responsive IT infrastructure with the ability to control compliance costs. Improving business performance as they work to bring new products to market in a timely manner is critical. The explosion in the need for research, development, and regulatory compliance is driving the demand for a more flexible operating environment. Life Sciences companies need access to real-time information on production processes and business operations and depend on this data to make sound business decisions, maintain compliance, and run efficiently.