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Globus expands its research computing platform

Newswise — DENVER, Colorado — November 12, 2023—Globus, the de facto standard platform for research computing, is pleased to announce the availability of several products and services for secure and reliable data management at scale. In recent months, Globus has introduced the following product capabilities:

  • A connector for Dropbox, allowing institutions to access the cloud storage and collaboration service through the familiar Globus interface.
  • Support for IPv6, allowing Globus Connect server to access Globus services without any protocol translator
  • A JavaScript SDK, providing developers with powerful tools to integrate Globus services into their web applications.
  • Integration with Open OnDemand, bringing secure and reliable file transfer to the widely deployed research IT service.
  • Support for Storj storage, allowing access to the distributed cloud storage service via the Globus AWS S3 compatible connector.
  • Authentication through GitHub, allowing developers to access Globus services using their GitHub identity.
  • Several Globus Connect server enhancements that streamline the installation and administration process, including fully automated installation.
  • Many updates to Globus automation services (flows and timers), including web app support for deploying flows, further UI customization for starting flows, and improved the reproducibility of flow execution.

Globus helps thousands of users every day overcome the challenges they face navigating an increasingly complex research computing environment. The service helps scientists and academics automate mundane, but necessary, tasks so they can focus on their research and accelerate discoveries.

“Whether researchers need to share data securely and reliably, access remote storage and computing, perform real-time data analysis, or simply meet new policy requirements, Globus offers a secure and reliable platform that eliminates many data management issues,” says Rachana Anthankrishnan, Executive Director and Product Manager for Globus.

Learn more about or visit Globus booth #1653 at SC23 to see how the service can transform your research computing.

About Globus

Globus is a data management and computing platform used by leading commercial and nonprofit research organizations, national laboratories, and government facilities around the world. Operated by the University of Chicago, the Globus data management service enables secure and reliable transfer, sharing, remote computing and automation throughout the research lifecycle. The Globus platform supports access to all types of storage systems and diverse computing resources, from lab servers and campus clusters to cloud and supercomputing environments. Globus connects more than 50,000 organizations in over 80 countries.

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