UW Research

UW IT Services for Research



IT Connect provides information technology tools and resources to the UW community.


Services Include:

  • High Performance Computing – Powerful technology tools to help UW researchers do their work.
  • Shared Scalable Compute Cluster for Research (Hyak) – Hyak is a large, shared, HPC cluster dedicated to research computing at the UW.
  • Data Archives – The Lolo Archive filesystem provide data archiving services for UW researchers.
  • Data Backups – UW-IT offers a data backup service, complimenting the Lolo Archives.
  • High Speed Research Network (HSRN) – Connecting UW-IT’s compute and storage resources is a 100Gbs network.
  • Data Transfer Node – The lolo Collaboration filesystem provides fast, large-scale storage situation in the Science DMZ.
  • Server Co-location – For researchers deploying resources outside Hyak and Lolo, UW-IT offers co-location options.
  • IT Consulting – UW-IT offers a wide variety of consulting services.

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