Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Support of Microsoft Windows Vista for Atlas Chromatography Data System

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (September, 30, 2008) - Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, announced that its award-winning Atlas Chromatography Data System(TM) (CDS) now supports the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. Thermo Scientific Atlas version 8.2 provides LC and GC instrument control, digital data acquisition, chromatography data processing and reporting all in a familiar, easy-to-use and widely supported Microsoft Windows Vista environment.

Windows Vista provides a more secure computing environment for desktops and enterprise-wide laboratory operations. "As more companies deploy Microsoft Vista in the coming months, there is strong interest in adopting software applications that are tested and vendor-validated in the Vista environment," according to Dave Champagne, vice president and general manager of Informatics at Thermo Fisher. "Atlas version 8.2 provides laboratories that are planning for Vista with an ideal CDS solution."

Thermo Scientific Atlas CDS provides a highly scalable client/server environment for laboratory networks across life science and process industries. Designed as a multi-user, multi-instrument data system, Atlas enables remote network access to any chromatograph across the enterprise, including the new Thermo Scientific Accela(TM) High Speed LC. All data can be centrally viewed, collected, secured and protected - enabling organizations to make faster and more informed decisions. In addition, Atlas provides seamless integration of LC/GC results with enterprise wide laboratory informatics management systems (LIMS) applications including the full range of Thermo Scientific LIMS.

For more information about Thermo Scientific Atlas CDS and the Accela High Speed Chromatography System, call +1 866-463-6522 in the US, +44 161 942 3000 internationally, e-mail or visit

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With annual revenues of $10 billion, we have more than 30,000 employees and serve over 350,000 customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as environmental and industrial process control settings. Serving customers through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, we help solve analytical challenges from routine testing to complex research and discovery. Thermo Scientific offers customers a complete range of high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents to enable integrated laboratory workflow solutions. Fisher Scientific provides a complete portfolio of laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services used in healthcare, scientific research, safety and education. Together, we offer the most convenient purchasing options to customers and continuously advance our technologies to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, enhance value for customers and fuel growth for shareholders and employees alike. Visit

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