Research Computing | Research Cyberinfrastructure | Research Data

Penn State provides researchers and faculty with a variety of services and tools to aid their research. Here you will find a catalog of all technologies, platforms, and services available at Penn State in the areas of Research Computing, Research Cyberinfrastructure, and Research Data.

For guidance on how to utilize any combination of these resources to accomplish a research goal, contact the Associate CIO for Research.

Frequently Requested

Computing

Cloud computing, high-performance computing, private cloud services, and more.

Concierge and Consulting

Concierge, consulting, advising, support, help, and assistance services, ranging from in-person consultative technical advice to automated online support.

Research Data

Resources for data storage, sharing, discovery, and archiving; archival storage, data commons, Databrary, and Scholarsphere are just a few.

Storage and Backups

Storage and Backup solutions, including: Box, ICS-ACI, OneDrive, PASS, Crashplan.

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Accounts

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), User Managed Groups, WebAccess, Penn State Accounts and more.

Administrative and Business

Research Information Systems (e.g., CATS, SIMS), HR Systems (e.g., WorkLion), Research Database (PURE), myResearch Portal, and more.

Advanced Technical Services

Build and secure your large data: IT security, computational science, system administration, architecture, and engineering.

Animal Research Administration

Services relevant to animal research.

Communications and Collaboration

Yammer, Zoom, and RCCI Announcements facilitate communications in support of research.

Computing

Cloud computing, high-performance computing, private cloud services, and more.

Concierge and Consulting

Concierge, consulting, advising, support, help, and assistance services, ranging from in-person consultative technical advice to automated online support.

Core Facilities

Research instrumentation management; web-based scheduling, ordering, and billing systems for research instrumentation.

Groups and Governance

Committees, communities of practice, governance organizations, working groups.

Local IT

IT teams that support a specific Office, Campus, College, or Institute and that coordiante with other university groups to provide solutions.

Networking

Network connectivity that can be utilized for your research projects such as wireless, VPN, data transfer services.

Research Data

Resources for data storage, sharing, discovery, and archiving; archival storage, data commons, Databrary, and Scholarsphere are just a few.

Security and Privacy

Information Security and Privacy services for your reserch:VPN, Enterprise Firewall, Information Classification, Privacy and Compliance.

Software and Licensing

Access to enterprise software and systems to manage and share software licenses.

Storage and Backups

Storage and Backup solutions, including: Box, ICS-ACI, OneDrive, PASS, Crashplan.

Support and Training

Help desks, IT and computing training services, research onboarding, and service catalogs.

Web Development and Hosting

Penn State Sites, VM Hosting, Web Development Services, and more.

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