Enterprise Data Transfer Service

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Powered by Globus, the Enterprise Data Transfer Service provides users with a virtual layer over their storage devices and services, allowing them to easily move, copy, and share data in several different ways:

  • Move and share data between on-premises and cloud storage.
  • Move and share data with external institutions.
  • Move and share data between endpoints/devices internally and with external institutions.

About This Service

Key Features

  • Easier collaboration: Share data effortlessly both internally and with external institutions. All you need is an email address to share data with colleagues.
  • Data transfer scalability: From kilobytes to petabytes, Globus can efficiently, reliably, and securely move data between systems within your site or across an ocean.
  • Simplified administration: Globus is easy to use and lets you create and manage collections of data from multiple sources, granting permissions to others as needed.
  • Cost effectiveness: Access to Globus is free to all Pitt users, providing individuals and groups with a stable and secure data migration tool that is supported by Pitt IT.
  • Robust compatibility: Integrate data from workstations, enterprise research storage, and cloud services across a wide range of environments.

Getting and Using This Service

How do I access this service?

Special Considerations

Compatible Data Sources and Services

The Enterprise Data Transfer Service is a bridge connecting workstations, enterprise research storage, and cloud services for you and your collaborators (internal or external) to copy and share data including:

  • Amazon, Azure, and GCP Cloud Storage Services
  • CRC HPC Research Storage
  • Enterprise Storage Dell Isilon
  • Google Workspace Drive
  • OneDrive, Teams, and SharePoint Folders and Files
  • Any storage system mounted to your workstation through the Globus Connect Personal client

How do I request this service?

Submit a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page. 

Who can use this service?

Students, Faculty, Researchers

Support

How do I get help?

Submit a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

 
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Details

Service ID: 214
Created
Wed 8/2/23 12:12 PM
Modified
Fri 4/12/24 1:33 PM