Globus is a robust cloud-based file transfer service designed to move many large files, ranging from 10s of GBs to 10s of TBs. ARC-TS is a Globus Provider for the U-M community, which allows some U-M resources to serve as endpoints for file transfers.
Open Storage Research Infrastructure (OSiRIS) is a collaboration between U-M, Wayne State University, Michigan State University and Indiana University to build a distributed, multi-institutional storage infrastructure that will allow researchers at any of our three campuses to read, write, manage and share large amounts of data directly from their computing facility locations on each campus.
The Yottabyte Research Cloud is a partnership between ARC and Yottabyte that provides U-M researchers with high performance, secure and flexible computing environments enabling the analysis of data sets regulated by federal privacy and data protection laws, proprietary access agreements, or confidentiality requirements.
The University of Michigan is now a participant in the GENI (Global Environment for Network Innovations) project, which provides a virtual laboratory for networking and distributed systems research and education.