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Research Computing

Research Networks

Description

University Information Technology (UIT) is well positioned to provide high-bandwidth connectivity for sharing large data files, performing high performance computing and operating, or monitoring, remote equipment using research networks such as ORION (Ontario) and CANARIE (Canada). Dedicated point-to-point networks (lightpaths) can be provisioned in collaboration with ORION and CANARIE that meets your network bandwidth and connectivity needs.

Who can use this service

  • York Faculty members and Graduate students.
  • Academic researchers

Service Details

Options

  • For dedicated lightpath applications to ORION and CANARIE, UIT can assist with the following:
    • Complete the required application form
    • Design the network architecture
    • Provide "last mile" connectivity on campus using UIT cable infrastructure.
    • Deploy the lightpath connection in conjunction with ORION and CANARIE

Charges

  • Charges vary based on type and extent of fibre, installation and other services necessary to complete connectivity on campus. Quotes can be obtained by contacting UIT Research Computing at rescomp@yorku.ca.

How to request / access this service

  • To request this service, please email UIT Research Computing Support at rescomp@yorku.ca

Support

How to get support

  • Please contact UIT Client Services at ithelp@yorku.ca or ext 55800 (416-736-5800)

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