Now that you’ve decided to use Globus, here are your next steps:
1. Explore Globus Subscriptions
Globus subscriptions were built specifically to meet the data requirements of people running IT in labs, research computing facilities, and anyone else managing users’ big data needs.
Depending on your needs, your Globus subscription offers features such as:
- Managed endpoints
- Sharing capabilities
- Globus Plus users
- Additional support from Globus staff
- Usage reports
- Management console
- MSS optimization
- Branded web site, making Globus an integrated part of your cyberinfrastructure
- REST API support
It’s likely that your facility could benefit from these services, so read more about them here. Please contact us and we can find the service that is the right fit for you and your users.
2. Set up Globus Connect Server
Globus Connect Server easy and free to install, and once your users create free Globus accounts, they’ll be able to start moving data to and from your lab or campus server.
Designed for administrators of shared computing storage, Globus Connect Server is a software package that creates a Globus endpoint on your storage, making it possible for your users to easily move data to and from your server or cluster.
Click here to learn more and install Globus Connect Server.
3. Spread the word
Once you’re up and running with a Globus subscription or Globus Connect Server, be sure to let your users know that the Globus service available to them. Many providers post the names of their endpoints on a web page where their researchers can easily reference it.