SOURCE: Biocompare


March 31, 2011 18:06 ET

Biocompare Launches First Version of RAPID -- Rapid Automated Product Insertion and Deletion

Improves Product Accuracy and Speeds Supplier Product Updates

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 31, 2011) - Biocompare, an online B2B media company for the life science industry, today announced the launch of version 1.0 of its Rapid Automated Product Insertion and Deletion (RAPID) system.

The RAPID system allows Biocompare to more quickly and accurately keep supplier product information up-to-date. With more improvements to come, this first version will greatly speed up product update times and keep Biocompare in sync with supplier product catalogs. It also automatically identifies new products, and removes discontinued products. "We are always looking for ways to innovate and advance our service and website," said Andy Miller, Chief Technology Officer for Biocompare. "This system revolutionizes the way products are updated on Biocompare, and ultimately betters product discovery for scientists."

Biocompare's product directory contains close to two million life science products ranging from antibodies and instruments, to laboratory equipment, from hundreds of suppliers. "At Biocompare, we are focused on providing scientists with the most comprehensive and up-to-date life science product information," said Jimothy Fahrni, General Manager of Biocompare. "We are very excited about the new RAPID system and continuing to improve the service we provide to both manufacturers and life scientists."

Headquartered in South San Francisco, California, Biocompare is a subsidiary of CompareNetworks Inc., a leading global media company for the life science and healthcare industries. Biocompare provides a platform for connecting the buyers, users, and sellers of life science products. By combining an in-depth knowledge of life science technologies with the power of the Internet, Biocompare offers a dynamic, relevant, and innovative media-based marketplace for life science information.

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