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Portable Storage

We provide portable data storage solutions for users that have large data but limited bandwidth.

Data-intensive computing is a growing problem in high-performance computing particularly when the data has to be transferred to or from an external source. While the Centre for Advanced Computing has a high-speed connection to ORION and CANARIE, Ontario and Canada's research networks, not all researchers have access to this resource. Typically, the "last mile" of the network - connections between researchers' department and their labs is the weakest portion of the network.

CAC currently has hard drive toasters available for physically transferring data.

For further information please contact our User Support