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Cloud First for Life Sciences


Astellas’ next-gen cloud-based IT core platform

Transform your business with cloud

"The next three years in life sciences will be critical to the evolution of our industry. Companies that adopt cloud across the enterprise will be best positioned to better capitalize on the immediate and long-term future."

— Geoff Schmidt, Cloud First Life Sciences
Leader in Cloud Services | North America & Europe

Top spot in the inaugural Everest Group assessment

Why cloud? Why now?

Unlock data

Unlock powerful analytics insights by tapping into data you didn't even know you had.

Collaborate better across the ecosystem

After assessing your goals, we’ll work with you to define the right cloud solution for your business needs and deliver it at speed.

Create more meaningful patient and HCP engagement

Helping life sciences companies provide more informed, connected patient support.

Transform culture to embrace new ways of working

The talent that is needed to do all this well is in short supply globally.

The path to value

2 OUT OF 3

said they are not realizing the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys.


said they are very satisfied with the cloud outcomes achieved to date.


were confident that their organization’s cloud migration initiatives will deliver the expected value at the expected time.

Transforming Novartis’ business with multi-cloud

Reimagining medicine through data-led transformation

Novartis uses a multi-cloud data analytics platform to optimize operations and accelerate innovation.

What we think

Maximizing the value of cloud in life sciences

We asked 70 life sciences senior business and IT execs to understand their cloud strategies, progress to date and future plans. 

Voices of Life Sciences

Case studies

Data on trial

INTIENT Clinical helps global biopharmaceutical company get life-saving drugs through clinical trial processes more efficiently.

Flawless execution from SAP ECC to S/4HANA

Bristol Myers Squibb upgrades global SAP to S/4HANA in the AWS cloud flawlessly and without business disruption.

NAVIFY® Tumor Board: improving cancer care

With data integration provided by Accenture, Roche's NAVIFY® Tumor Board is changing the way tumor board meetings are organized and conducted.

Awards and recognition


Leader in Cloud Services in North America and Europe

Inaugural assessment

Our leaders

Geoff Schmidt

Managing Director – Cloud First, Life Sciences

Dirk Schattenberg

Managing Director – Cloud First Life Sciences, EMEAan Lead

Shira Macagon

Senior Manager – Life Sciences Cloud First Talent and Organization Lead

Nick Petrini

Managing Director – Life Sciences Cloud First Tech Strategy Lead

Shalu Chadha

Managing Director – Technology, Life Sciences, Global