Data and server services ICT facilities

As an institution, you can build and manage your own IT infrastructure. But you can also use these functionalities in the cloud. This is more flexible, scalable and cheaper. SURF offers various solutions to take the step to the cloud, from IaaS to cloud storage.


Need advice on cloud and sourcing?

SURF can help your institution with cloud strategy, support for central ICT, cloud use for research, and management of Office 365.
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SURFdrive: secure file storage and file sharing

SURFdrive is a personal cloud storage service for the Dutch education and research community, offering students and staff an easy way to store files.
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Research Capacity Computing Service

Research Capacity Computing Service (RCCS) is the service that gives SURF members directly access to its compute facilities.
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Gain knowledge

17-18 June: Hybrid cloud

Gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience with various IaaS platforms and software tools.
About the training (in Dutch)

Get inspired

Case: Easy access to processing power for computational recommendation

Flavius Frasincar from Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is researching how recommendation systems for online financial news can be improved.
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Best practice: benefits of the cloud for ROC Midden-Nederland

Moving to the cloud has several advantages. ROC Midden-Nederland explains why it wants to do this and what benefits it sees in the future.

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Best practice: from outsourcing to the cloud at Arcus College

By using SURFcumulus, Arcus College moved its data center to the cloud.

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Best practice: UMCs together in the cloud with Office 365

The UMCs are moving into the cloud, making use of Office 365. The first step is the joint migration to Exchange and SharePoint Online in Office365.
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