Data Center Services (ASU Enterprise Technology, ETS/Researching Computing)

Data center services encompass all of the services and facility-related activities that support the implementation, maintenance, operation, and enhancement of a data center, which is an environment that provides processing, storage, networking, management and the distribution of data within an enterprise. ASU, through ASU Enterprise Technology (formerly known as the University Technology Office), ETS, and Research Computing, provided information about Data center services and activities with the links below.

Desktop Computing

Desktop Computing services are available to all FSE faculty researchers and staff. Services include general consultation and guidance as well as expertise on specific topics including FSE computer standards and security reviews. For questions contact your School IT team at any time here or under the About menu.

Research Computing & High Performance Computer

Research Computing provides large-scale computational resources and consulting services to students, faculty, staff and collaborators for effective research. They also provide services for the academic super computing facility, providing high-performance and high-throughput computing environments to support research data needs.

To learn more about Research Computing and High Performance Computing visit their page here.

ASU Cloud Services

ASU Researchers can utilize Cloud Services from providers like Amazon (AWS), Microsoft (Azure), and Google (Google Compute Platform). Researchers can utilize these services based on their needs.

If you want more information about these three services and comparisons between them, please click here.

Server-on-Demand (VMs)

Engineering Technical Services (ETS) offers a cost-effective and reliable Virtual Machines (VM) based on the VMware vSphere Virtual Infrastructure suite. Server-on-Demand is intended to serve departments and research units for the Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) with the benefits of server virtualization, including improved server reliability and availability, easier web-based VM administration, lower total operational cost, and a smaller carbon footprint through more efficient utilization of physical servers.

Link to information about Server-on-Demand can be foundĀ here.