Locker Large-File Storage

Locker is a storage service tuned to files larger than 1MB.

The Cavium ThunderX Cluster

The Cavium ThunderX Cluster is a powerful computing platform for Big Data

Yottabyte Research Cloud

The Yottabyte Research Cloud provides efficient access to secure, customized computing environments.


Flux is U-M's shared high performance computing cluster, consisting of more than 27,000 cores with at least 4MB of RAM per core.


OSiRIS is a collaboration between U-M, Wayne State University, Michigan State University and Indiana University to build a distributed, multi-institutional storage infrastructure.


The ConFlux cluster combines the computing power of HPC with the analytical power of massive data sets.

Turbo Research Storage

Turbo is a high-capacity, fast, reliable, and secure data storage service that allows investigators across U-M to connect their data to the computing resources necessary for their research.

Armis (HIPAA-aligned HPC Cluster)

The Armis cluster brings the power of HPC to bear on sensitive data.

Public Cloud Services

U-M has service agreements with three public cloud services providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Microsoft Azure.


Globus is a robust cloud-based file transfer service. U-M is a Globus Provider for the U-M community, which allows some U-M resources to serve as endpoints for file transfers.

MI Database

MiDatabase provides shared or dedicated instances of MS SQL and MySQL, both of which can be easily accessed from the ARC-TS computing resources.

MI Server

MiServer is a virtual server environment managed by ITS. Choose either the core service, where you are the system administrator and install all software, or select a managed operating system (OS) at no additional cost, which allows you to focus on managing applications instead of the OS.

MI Storage

MiStorage is designed to provide a cost-effective way for University researchers (and others with large storage needs) to store large amounts of data in a centralized location.

ARC-TS Storage

Several levels of data storage are provided with an allocation of ARC-TS HPC services, varying by capacity, I/O rate, and longevity of storage.


XSEDE is an open scientific discovery infrastructure combining leadership class resources at eleven partner sites to create an integrated, persistent computational resource.

Flux Hadoop Cluster

The Flux Hadoop Cluster is currently available as a technology preview with no associated charges to U-M researchers.

Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI)

GENI provides a virtual laboratory for networking and distributed systems research and education.