Below are detailed stories and quotes from a few researchers and organizations using Globus to streamline data management.

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Who University of Kentucky
What Multi-institutional sharing
Why Share research data across different institutions
Who Max Planck Computing & Data Facility
What Globus Transfer and Sharing
Why Multi-institutional sharing with large datasets
Who UC San Diego
What Globus transfer, share and portal integration
Why Reliably and securely transfer and share data
Who University of Michigan
What Use Globus for large data transfers
Why Manage TBs of data generated by scientific instruments
Who University of Queensland
What Use Globus to transfer and share data across the globe
Why Accelerate and simplify data transfer and sharing of large data sets
Who Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
What Use Globus to facilitate the access, transfer and sharing of extremely large amounts of data
Why Build 3D models and determine the atomic structure of biomolecules using cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM)
University of Pittsburgh
Who University of Pittsburgh
What Building a portal for the HumanBioMolecular Atlas Program
Why Manage access, transfer and discovery
Case Western Reserve University
Who Case Western Reserve University
What Use Globus to transfer and share data in an instrument workflow
Why Accelerate and simplify data movement
Purdue University
Who Purdue University
What Using Globus Command Line (CLI) Interface In Scripting
Why Automating Research Data Handling
University of Winnipeg
Who University of Winnipeg
What Automating data transfers with Globus CLI
Why Increase crop productivity through Digital Agriculture

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Who NNSA nuclear nonproliferation project involving nine DOE labs
What Globus for data transfer and pipeline automation
Why Performance, reliability, support for scientific discovery

Rice University

Who Comprehensive research university
What Globus for sharing and Google Drive cloud archiving
Why Speed, ease of use, reliability and support
Semel Institute at UCLA
Who Leader in neuroscience and human behavior research
What Transferring genome sequence data between HPC facilities
Why Reduce time to achieve goal of sequencing 723 genomes

University of South Dakota

Who University of South Dakota
What Specta Logic BlackPearl with the Globus Connector
Why High-availability sharing and long-term offsite storage


Who Petrel at Argonne National Lab
What Data service leveraging Globus capabilities
Why Support collaboration via simplified data storage and sharing

Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab and ESnet

Who Top national research labs
What Study of climate model data analysis workflow
Why Identify best practices for faster data movement
NYU Langone Medical Center
Who Top HPC facility for health informatics and bioinformatics
What Using Globus and Amazon for massive data transfer and storage
Why Save time, expedite analysis and expand the bounds of research

Argonne National Lab

Who Argonne National Lab Data Science & Learning Division
What Leverage machine learning in materials science as testbed for building lab-wide data service
Why Increase data quality and accessibility to researchers

Kilts Center, Booth School of Business at U Chicago

Who University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, Kilts Center for Marketing
What Platform for distributing and sharing Nielsen data
Why Fulfils need to distribute numerous data files to 700+ researchers worldwide
FRDR Compute Canada
Who Canada's Federated Research Data Repository
What Using the Globus platform to build a shared data service
Why Easier data publication and discovery for Canadian researchers
West Virginia University
Who US University committed to advancing high-impact research
What Using Globus to move & share data, including to Google Drive
Why Expand storage capabilities and facilitate collaboration
University of Chicago
Who DNA sequencing facility
What Creating Globus solution to transfer user data to local data center
Why Get results to users faster and more easily
Blue Waters at NCSA
Who One of the world's most powerful supercomputers 
What Reliable, high-performance, secure file sharing
Why Lets users quickly, securely share data with their community or the broader public

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute


Who University of Minnesota's Supercomputing Institute
What Spectra Logic Black Pearl with Globus connector
Why Solves the problem of costly and complex approaches to digital preservation

Who Transportation Energy Resources from Renewable Agriculture Phenotyping Reference Platform
What Data movement for advanced crop analytics
Why Transform plant breeding by using remote sensing to quantify plant traits
University of Colorado
Who Oceanographic researchers
What Using Globus to move files between supercomputers and personal machines
Why Streamline file movement and gain flexibility
Who Top US supercomputing center
What Enabling Globus for thousands of users
Why Speed and simplify transfers between NERSC, external facilities and personal systems
Brookhaven National Lab
Who Leading frontier physicists
What Using Globus to move files between supercomputers
Why Simplify and speed up data movement
MIMD Lattice Computation (MILC) Collaboration
Who Researchers in Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD)
What Using Globus to move files among multiple supercomputers
Why Move files faster, in shorter timeframes, and remove complexity of process