News Archive, October 2014
Purdue, Globus partnership gives researchers an easy way to move big data to and from campus
October 16, 2014 | Purdue ITaP News
A new agreement between Globus and Purdue now gives Purdue researchers a Purdue-specific Globus website for transferring and sharing data. The Purdue Globus portal gives us an easy place for Purdue users to start," says Preston Smith, manager of research support for ITaP Research Computing (RCAC). "They can log in with their Purdue career accounts and off they go."
Software-as-a-Service: Creating Operational Efficiencies and Democratizing Access
October 29, 2014 | EvoLLLution
Using SaaS is commonplace in industry but only just starting to make inroads in higher education. This article describes the benefits of using SaaS in other areas on campus, in particular to manage the growing volumes of research data. Beyond time and cost arguments, SaaS can deliver advanced capabilities to many researchers that their campus IT would not otherwise be able to provide, thereby "democratizing" access.