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Tripos puts IT to work for medical science. The informatics company offers software and services that help scientists and researchers in the global pharmaceutical industry organize research data, thereby streamlining the drug discovery process. Products include SYBYL, a suite of molecular modeling applications that assist in the creation of new chemical entities, and Benchware, a set of applications that store such information as experimental test decisions and results. Tripos also offers product support and training. Customers have included Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Tripos was acquired by private equity firm Vector Capital in 2007.