Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services its customers – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s broadest, most innovative infrastructure portfolio from edge to core to cloud.
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Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) is a critical national asset that enables Australian researchers to access institutional, national and international e-Infrastructure including the public Internet and software tools and resources such as scientific instruments, data storage, high performance computing, content and service providers. AARNet provides extremely high-speed, extremely high-quality and resilient broadband interconnections between instruments, facilities, campuses and institutions using dedicated national and international digital infrastructure. Through partnerships with other national research and education networks (NRENs), AARNet connects the Australian research sector with the global research sector.
AARNet also provides a range of services tailored to meet the needs of researchers and research institutions, including solutions for data storage and transfer, unified communications, video conferencing and WiFi roaming.
AARNet’s powerful network infrastructure, expertise and services enable Australia’s participation at the forefront of teaching, learning and research on a global scale and are fundamental to driving innovation in today’s digital economy.
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 165 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers —including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading education, research and government agencies —trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs.
AWS helps researchers process complex workloads by providing the cost-effective, scalable and secure compute, storage and database capabilities needed to accelerate time-to-science. With AWS, scientists can quickly analyze massive data pipelines, store petabytes of data and share their results with collaborators around the world, focusing on science not servers.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is in the Acceleration Business. We help customers use technology to slash the time it takes to turn ideas into value. In turn, they transform industries, markets and lives. Some of our customers run traditional IT environments. Most are transitioning to a secure, cloud-enabled, mobile-friendly infrastructure. Many rely on a combination of both. Wherever they are in that journey, we provide the technology and solutions to help them succeed. We deliver high-quality, high-value products, consulting, and support services in a single package. That’s one of our principal differentiators. We have industry-leading positions in servers, storage, wired and wireless networking, converged systems, software, services and cloud. We have been in the innovation business for more than 75 years. Our vast intellectual property portfolio and global research and development capabilities are part of an innovation roadmap designed to help organisations of all sizes transition from traditional technology platforms to the IT systems of the future.
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Figshare for institutions is a next generation all in one repository, a home for data, papers, code, media, collections and non-traditional research outputs. Figshare helps your researchers make their outputs available with a DOI in accordance with the FAIR principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) with minimal effort. The curation workflow allows subject specialists to review, edit and curate content before it is published. The platform interoperates with the wider research ecosystem and via the API can push and pull data with your electronic lab notebooks, CRIS/RIMS and preservation systems. All research is showcased in your custom branded institutional portal.
Spectra Logic develops data storage solutions that solve the problem of short and long-term digital preservation for business and technology professionals dealing with exponential data growth. Dedicated solely to storage innovation for nearly 40 years, Spectra Logic’s uncompromising product and customer focus is proven by the adoption of its solutions by industry leaders in multiple vertical markets globally. Spectra enables affordable, multi-decade data storage and access by creating new methods of managing information in all forms of storage—including archive, backup, cold storage, private and public cloud.
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For 20 years, DDN has designed, developed, deployed and optimized systems, software and storage solutions that enable enterprises, service providers, universities and government agencies to generate more value and to accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud.
DDN’s sustained vision and execution have made us the world’s largest privately held data storage company. Our technological and market leadership comes from our long-term investments in leading-edge research and development, our relentless focus on solving our customers’ end-to-end data and information management challenges, and the excellence of our employees around the globe, all relentlessly focused on delivering the highest levels of satisfaction to our customers.
To meet these ever-increasing requirements, users are rapidly adopting DDN’s best-of-breed high-performance storage solutions for end-to-end data management from data creation and persistent storage to active archives and the Cloud.
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Intersect is a not-for-profit, member-based organisation and Australia’s largest full-service eResearch support agency with thirteen university members plus many other non-member customers across Australia. Intersect provides robust, innovative services and collaborative technology to support world-class research at our member organisations and in the wider research community. Intersect delivers consultancy and expert advice, compute and analysis platforms, data storage and management services, software engineering services, and education and training programs, to thousands of researchers every year. In 2018, members of Intersect received a 1.85 return on investment (ROI) for every dollar spent on Intersect products and services, while enjoying excellent research support for their researchers: Intersect helps research go faster.