Direct access to compute services
Several organizations have direct access to SURF's national computing facilities for their researchers. Two routes are available;
- Access through a Research Capacity Computing Service (RCCS) contract.
- Direct institute contract.
Research Capacity Computing Service (RCCS) contract.
RCCS contracts allow organizations to purchase flexible capacity using credits. If your institute has an RCCS contract, you will have access to the following systems:
- National Supercomputer Snellius
- SURF Research cloud (including HPC Cloud)
How do I gain access?
Please contact your research support team directly, to gain access.
The following institutions have an RCCS contract with SURF:
- VU Amsterdam; Research support team email@example.com
- UvA; Research support team firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tilburg University; Research support team ITsupport@tilburguniversity.edu
- Erasmus University Rotterdam; Research support team email@example.com
- Utrecht University; Research support team firstname.lastname@example.org
- Eindhoven University of Technology; Research support team email@example.com
- A number of faculties of Delft University of Technology (TBM & CITG)
If you are interested in obtaining a RCCS contract, please contact your SURF relationship manager or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct institute contract
SURF members and other institutions can gain access to specific compute services through a Direct institute contract. For example for purchasing dedicated capacity on Snellius.
How do I gain access?
Researchers and employees from institutes with a Direct institute contract can access compute services by submitting a request directly via a web form from the SURF servicedesk.
This will send a ticket directly to the IT Coordinator's office at your institute. Once approved, it sends a notification to us at SURF where we will set up the account for you.
This same application process can also be used to request or extend project space storage and Condos.
The following institutions have a Direct institute contract with SURF:
If you are interested in directly obtaining access to SURF’s services and facilities, please contact your SURF relationship manager or reach out to email@example.com