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Globus Compute

Reliable, distributed Function-as-a-Service

Compute anywhere: edge to supercomputer


Transfer your data

Gigabytes, terabytes, petabytes—research data is large and distributed. Globus lets you efficiently, securely, and reliably transfer data directly between systems separated by an office wall or an ocean. Focus on your research and offload your data transfer headaches to Globus.

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Share your data

Globus lets you share data on your storage systems with collaborators at other institutions. You specify what data. You specify which colleagues. Globus manages access simply and securely, so you can focus on your research.

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Unified data access

Access Any Storage

Get unified access to your research data, across all systems, using any existing identity. Laptop? HPC cluster? Cloud storage? Tape archive? Access them all using just a web browser. Data stored at a different institution? At a supercomputing facility? All you need is your campus login.

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Search & Discover Data

Store metadata with fine grained access control on creation, modification, and visibility, and metadata retrieval through search queries.

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Compute anywhere

Globus offers a distributed Function as a Service (FaaS) platform that enables reliable, scalable, and high performance remote function execution on any system, from a laptop to a supercomputer.

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Automate Your Research

Cope with the growing data volumes through Globus. Schedule routine data transfers off instruments, or leverage Globus Flows to automate single to multi-step processes at scale.

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Build research apps using Globus PaaS

Harness the power of the Globus platform with our REST APIs and Python SDK to create custom portals, science gateways and custom workflows.

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Control access to research resources

Leverage Globus Auth to broker authentication and authorization interactions. Eliminate the need for users to create new accounts or credentials when using distributed cyberinfrastructure.

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Latest News

Moving data day

September 20, 2023

University of Michigan data technology experts met with Globus team members to talk about data transfer, a topic of great interest for scientists since nowadays most scientists are data scientists. They need not only to collect, curate and analyze data, but also manage and move data between servers, and often very large quantities of it. Scientists are also responsible for the security of their data requiring safe data management tools. In a world where science is collaborative, it is crucial to move data securely and effectively between research partners in a distributed environment, within or across organizations.

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