Globus is a non-profit service for secure, reliable research data management. With Globus, subscribers can move, share, & discover data via a single interface – whether your files live on a supercomputer, lab cluster, tape archive, public cloud, or your laptop, you can manage this data from anywhere, using your existing identities, via just a web browser. Developers can also use Globus to build applications and gateways leveraging its advanced identity management, single sign-on, search, authorization, and automation capabilities.
Currently, Penn State's Standard Subscription to Globus provides researchers with access to:
- File Transfer
- Managed Endpoints
- Management Console
- Usage Reports
- File Sharing
- Technical Support for Globus Connect, Web, or the Command Line Interface
- Application Integration Support
- HTTPS Support
Penn State has added the following Globus Premium Storage Connectors to our subscription: Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Amazon S3 and S3-compatible. Each of these connectors must be configured as a Collection available through an existing Globus Connect Server.
- Watch introductory videos
- Find out how others are using Globus
- Log in to Globus with your Penn State Access Account
- Review the Globus Subscriber Welcome Kit (Advanced Users)
- Read more about the service on the Globus website.
This service is part of the Research Data category.
- This is an active service
- Any current faculty, staff, or research affiliate
- Please see the official Globus Security FAQ page for questions about Information Security
- Penn State maintains a Standard Subsciption for Globus and is responsible for the cost of the contract
- Requests for basic support, including adding managed endpoints to our subscription, should be e-mailed to OACIOR staff
- OACIOR staff will coordinate with Globus Support, as necessary, on advanced support requests