Services and products

Available services and products: 56

  • Auteursrechten.nl
    One central place for information about copyright issues

    Service/product - Auteursrechten.nl acts as a single point of reference for education staff, instructors, students and researchers to find reliable information on issues relating to copyright.

  • AV-contractentool
    Assistance in creating contracts for audiovisual productions

    Service/product - The AV contract tool helps researchers, instructors, students and staff to draw up contracts setting out agreements on the distribution and use of photos and videos.

  • BeeHub
    Easily save and share large volumes of research data

    Service/product - Do you need a data storage solution that is simple and user-friendly? SURF enables you to store large volumes of research data in the cloud and share them with others, even outside your own institution or abroad.

  • Big Data Services
    Get insights out of very large data sets

    Service/product - Researchers who need to analyse large amounts of (un)structured data can make use of the SURFsara Big Data services. Several large public data sets and multiple frameworks, such as Apache Spark, Hive, Pig and HBase provide easy to use environments for Big Data analysis.

  • Consultancy
    Our expert advisors ensure the perfect ICT solution for your research

    Service/product - SURFsara possesses a wealth of experience in the field of ICT services for researchers. If you need help developing/improving your application or designing your infrastructure, then you've come to the right place. Our experts will be happy to lend their expertise to support your research.

  • Content
    Access to content under favourable conditions

    Service/product - (Scientific) publications and databases which are important for education and research are published by domestic and international publishers. SURFmarket makes agreements with these publishers so that institutions can access this content under the most favourable conditions.

  • Cybersave Yourself

    Service/product - Would you like to raise awareness of Internet hazards among your employees and students, so that they contribute to a safer network and fewer security and privacy incidents? Then use Cybersave Yourself, the security campaign for education and research. It includes a toolkit with materials that you can adapt to the visual identity of your institute.

  • Data Archive
    Secure, long-term storage of research data on tape

    Service/product - The Data Archive is the centralised location for data archiving and (long-term) storage. You can securely store research data there, even in volumes running into the petabytes. It is possible to shape your data management policy through the use of the EUDAT B2SAFE service. The archive provides quick access to SURFsara's computing facilities.

  • Data Ingest Service
    Tool for uploading large amounts of data to the SURFsara systems

    Service/product - The Data Ingest Service is a SURFsara service for researchers who want to store or analyse large amounts of data at SURFsara. The service is convenient for users who lack sufficient bandwidth or who have stored their data on a number of external hard disks.

  • Data Persistent Identifier
    Your data is always findable thanks to a unique, permanent code

    Service/product - Persistent identifiers (PIDs) ensure the findability of your data, now and always. PIDs are comparable to the ISBN numbers assigned to books. Even if the location or underlying infrastructure changes, the reference path remains intact. SURFsara offers the PID service in cooperation with the European Persistent Identifier Consortium (EPIC).

  • Dutch National Supercomputer
    The Dutch national supercomputer for maximum performance

    Service/product - The Dutch National Supercomputer, Cartesius, is the flagship of SURFsara services. It is the most comprehensive system in the field of capability computing in the Netherlands. Cartesius is especially in high demand for its combination of fast processors and internal network, large storage capacity and the ability to process large datasets.

  • eduroam
    Secure online access with your own credentials

    Service/product - eduroam gives students, lecturers, staff and researchers quick and easy access to the fixed and wireless networks at their own institution and at other institutions that offer this service. At more than 25.000 locations in more than 85 countries.

  • eduVPN
    Using internet and institutional services encrypted on unsafe networks

    Service/product - eduVPN makes untrusted networks secure, by establishing an encrypted connection. This way, students, lecturers and researchers can use the Internet securely everywhere, and you can grant access to your institution's protected systems securely, even if users are using the Internet connection on a train, a square, or at home.

  • FileSender
    Open source software for transferring large files

    Service/product - FileSender is a web based application that allows authenticated users to securely and easily transfer very large files to other users. FileSender is open source software, which is developed within a project where different NRENs (National Research and Educational Networks) - including SURFnet - contribute.

  • Grid
    Distributed computer system for fast processing of big data sets

    Service/product - The grid infrastructure offers a large number of compute and data storage clusters that are linked to one another through a high-speed network connection. These clusters are housed in data centres of organisations all over the world.