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Center for Information Technology University of Groningen

Contact Details

University of Groningen

Nettelbosje 1 9747 AJ Groningen, the Netherlands

Wietske Degen, MSc.

Secretary office : +31 50 363 9200

Hotel Description

The Center for Information Technology (CIT) offers the full range of IT-services that enable scientists to perform their research. This varies from High Performance Computing facilities to FAIR research data facilities for storage and archiving. The CIT data services are part of the NWO large-scale scientific infrastructure. The CIT participates in both regional (Lifelines) and (inter)national projects (Excelerate) in the life sciences and is partner in BBMRI-NL. 

Other
Public
  • Biodiversity & ecology
  • Biomedical & health
  • Other

Expertise and Track Record

Expertise on scale out research data storage, network, HPC, Cloud services, virtualization, visualisation, repositories

Track record

Lifelines : virtual research workstations, database, security, sysadmin, backup , HPC, (FAIR) data management
GCC : sysadmin, HPC hardware, hosting, secure access, NGS, procurement

International technology networks

 

BIGGRID, NLGRID, support, hosting
SURF, SARA, ESCIENCE Center & Vancis, support
LOFAR, DOME support
TARGET, support
GCC, LIFELINES, GLIMPS,support
ENACT, support
SKA, HPC Cambridge, support

Lifelines : virtual research workstations, database, security, sysadmin, backup , HPC, data management

https://www.lifelines.nl/

Glimps: database

http://www.rug.nl/society-business/target/projects-and-rd/target_projects/glimps

GCC : sysadmin, HPC hardware, hosting, secure access, NGS, procurement

Enact: https://cmi-nen.nl/pages/enact

BIGGRID, NLGRID, support, hosting
SURF, SARA, ESCIENCE Center & Vancis, support
LOFAR, DOME support
TARGET, support
GCC, LIFELINES, support
ENACT, support
SKA, HPC Cambridge, support

Hotel Characteristics

  • The CIT is the central IT facility of the University Groningen. CIT also offers and cooperates in IT services with UMCG Research IT.
  • There are 25 IT specialists in HPC, datascience, visualisation (VR and AR), (human subject) research data management and Geo Services working dedicated for IT research.