Cloud services offered by SURF

SURF offers a number of cloud services.


  • SURFcumulus
    SURFcumulus offers datacenter facilities with more functionality, scalability and flexibility than you can realize with your own servers.
  • HPC Cloud
    With HPC Cloud you have complete control over your computing infrastructure for yourself or your project team. The infrastructure can vary from a single workstation to a complete cluster and can be expanded to suit your requirements.

Data services

  • SURFdrive
    A personal cloud storage service for the Dutch educational and research sector, that allows employees, researchers and students to easily and quickly store, synchronise and share files. This takes place in the secure and reliable SURF community cloud.
  • SURFfilesender
    Users can send large files such as research data files. SURFfilesender is also suitable for smaller files such as reports. The files are stored in the Netherlands. Encryption offers an extra layer of security.


  • Jupyter Notebook
    Accessible and interactive web application for data analysis and visualization. Jupyter Notebook makes it easier to make data analyzes transparent and to store, share and reproduce them.

Network connectivity

  • SURFwireless
    Wi-Fi as a Service. SURFnet takes a great deal work off your hands including procurement, keeping abreast of new expertise, maintenance, monitoring and even the tender for your Wi-Fi network.
Latest modifications 15 Jun 2018

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