Medidata Solutions is an American-based global SaaS technology company that specializes in developing and marketing a cloud-based platform of applications and data analytics to address operations throughout clinical trials. The Medidata Clinical Cloud® platform is designed to improve clinical study design and planning through execution, management and reporting. Specific technology areas include protocol development, clinical site collaboration and management, randomization and trial supply management, capturing patient data through web forms, mobile health (mHealth) devices, laboratory reports and imaging systems, quality monitor management, safety event capture, and business analytics. Headquartered in New York, New York, Medidata employs 1500+ people worldwide as of 2016. Medidata Solutions has a total of 11 offices with locations in the United States, the UK, Japan, China, South Korea and Singapore. Medidata’s customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and diagnostic companies, academic and government institutions, contract research organizations (CROs) and other life sciences organizations around the world that develop and bring medical therapies and products to market. The Medidata platform has been used by more than 600 customers around the world, supporting more than 10,000 clinical studies, 370,000 investigational sites and more than 2.7 million trial volunteers.