Genomics at UZ Leuven: why & how to trust the public cloud for analysing our patients’ most sensitive data?

Privacy, GDPR & security are extremely important to hospitals.  And yet, UZ Leuven decided to migrate their platform for Genomic Data Analyses to Google Cloud. What measures did the hospital take to guarantee that all patient information is kept secure?  What are the advantages and services that convinced them to adopt Google Cloud?  You will hear from UZ Leuven about their process, their architecture and the business benefits.  Reinoud will also share their decision criteria to bring workloads to cloud and the pitfalls to avoid.



Dirk Vereycken is Managing Partner for Localyse Cloud, a Google Premier Partner that is part of the Cronos Groep.  After obtaining a Master in Economics from KU Leuven, Dirk started selling data center solutions for HP and NetApp. He joined Localyse in 2019 to develop their Google Cloud business as he strongly believes that GCP introduces unique opportunities to innovate business and IT-processes.

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