Data Delivery System

Data is delivered through the BGI FTP site, by hard disks, or by U-disk. All exchanges of research material and technical data shall comply with the confidentiality agreement.

Delivery Approach:

1) Data up to 50 GB are delivered by FTP or by USB Key. BGI will provide you with an account number and a password.
2) Data over 50 GB are sent by hard disks. See the table below for details.
3) Data is also available for Internet download.

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 Hardware Specification Interface Application Scenario
USB Key 4GB/8GB/16GB USB2.0/USB3.0 Small Batch Analysis Data
Hard Drive 160GB/320GB/500GB USB2.0/USB3.0 Small Scale Delivery
160GB/320GB/500GB Raw
1T/2TB USB2.0/USB3.0 Raw & Clean Data, BAM Files
1T/2TB Raw
Encrypted Hard Drive 1T/2TB USB2.0/USB3.0 Customer with Data Encryption Requirements
1T/2TB USB2.0/USB3.0