Research Services

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ARC-TS Armis2 HPC Cluster for Sensitive Data (HIPAA)

The Armis2 service is the HIPAA-aligned HPC cluster for sensitive data, such as protected health information (PHI). Armis2, in conjunction with Turbo Research Storage, provides a secure, scalable, and distributed computing environment that aligns with HIPAA privacy standards. It is available to all U-M researchers.

CTools Project Sites

CTools project sites are multipurpose and can be used to facilitate collaboration between researchers or student teams, or by staff to support business processes.

FileMaker

LSA IT provides FileMaker Server database hosting for LSA-affiliated faculty, staff, and units.

Globus File Transfer

Globus is a cloud-based fast, reliable and secure file transfer service that allows researchers to copy files between a laptop, lab server, research computing center, national supercomputing facility or any other storage system, using just a browser. Just start a transfer between systems and walk away. U-M is also a Globus Provider, enabling data sharing between other Globus users.

ARC-TS Great Lakes HPC Cluster

The Great Lakes HPC cluster is the university-wide, shared, computational discovery or high-performance computing (HPC) service. It is designed to support both compute- and data-intensive research. On the Great Lakes cluster, you pay only for what you use. This approach enables researchers to have faster access to HPC services. It is available to all U-M researchers.

ARC-TS Lighthouse HPC Cluster for Researcher-Provided Hardware

The Lighthouse HPC cluster supports researchers with grants that require the purchase of computing hardware or require hardware configurations not supported on the Great Lakes cluster. Lighthouse allows researchers to place their own hardware within the ARC-TS HPC Slurm environment. It is available to all U-M researchers.

LSA ArcGIS Enterprise Service

The ArcGIS Enterprise Service provides members of LSA with access to enterprise-level data collaboration, sharing, and management features. The service supports enterprise geodatabases, web services, and distributed geoprocessing or geoanalytics.

LSA Desktop Backup with CrashPlan

LSA provides accounts on the ITS Desktop Backup service (CrashPlan) free of charge to LSA faculty, staff, graduate student instructors (GSI), and graduate student research assistants (GSRA) using university-owned equipment. CrashPlan is used to automatically back-up, and make available for restore, critical data stored on personal computers that isn't stored elsewhere.

LSA Faculty, Lab, & Research Websites (FLR)

LSA IT, in partnership with LSA Web Services, developed a service that allows faculty members at U-M, labs, minor programs, and other areas of LSA to develop an easily editable, U-M branded website.

LSA Field IT Equipment Evaluation and Demonstration Program

Mobile hardware and software for your field work, whether it is using GIS, gathering data outdoors, conducting door-to-door surveys, or visiting archives. Researchers can borrow and evaluate state-of-the-art IT solutions, as well as receive guidance on best-practices; a try-before-you-buy approach.

LSA High Performance Computing

LSA IT Advocacy and Research Support staff provide help utilizing campus-wide and local cluster computing resources for research, including training classes and workshops for the entire U-M community.

LSA Research Programming & Applications

LSA Technology Services Research Support staff are happy to provide custom IT design and development resources to support research activities.

LSA Research Storage

LSA IT has partnered with ITS to offer up to two terabytes (2 TB) of storage to LSA faculty, LSA lecturers, and LSA GSRA/GSRI without cost to the individual or department. 

LSA Research Support

LSA Technology Services Research Support staff are happy to provide 4 programs under the "Research Support" service:

  • Data management
  • Device integration
  • Procurement
  • Technology consulting for proposals and grants
LSA Web Hosting Environment (WHE)

LSA's Web Hosting Environment (WHE) offers a commercial type webhosting platform for LSA faculty and staff. This service uses cPanel and is most useful primarily for those technically-inclined users with very specific software needs. 

MiVideo MiVideo

MiVideo is a content management service. It helps organize, catalog, share, search, and publish multimedia content. Management consoles make it easy to tag and filter content, as well as control access. MiVideo offers better security than free third-party vendors. Instructors can use MiVideo for free through the Learning Management Systems (Canvas and Blackboard). Departments can purchase the service to support Research and Marketing/Communications efforts.

Research Administration Application Services

The Research Administration Application Services consist of technologies and tools which support the business services used to manage the University’s research enterprise. Services are provided using a vendor-licensed software platform that is heavily configured to the specific needs of the University. Collectively, this suite of web-based applications is known as eResearch.

Turbo Research Storage

Turbo Research Storage offers scalable storage to U-M researchers. The service provides NFSv3 and NFSv4 access. Turbo offers two security levels, one for some types of sensitive data, and one for non-sensitive data. Performance is intended to be sufficient for both IO operations and build file access