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Pitt IT provides University departments and researchers with access to secure, reliable, and flexible cloud computing services that can be tailored to meet their needs. Cloud Services includes scalable storage, create servers, deploy web apps and databases, utilize short-term compute as well as other resources you can leverage.  Pitt IT offers consultation for the following cloud providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

About This Service

Key Features

  • Consultation:  Pitt IT's cloud services team will engage with you to discuss cloud services for your unique needs.
  • Customizable: Choose from a broad menu of storage and compute options to find the perfect solution for your needs.
  • Scalable: Scale your compute and storage resources—up or down—almost instantly as your needs change.
  • Redundant: Redundancy options enable you to replicate your data within the same data center, across zonal data centers within the same region, or across geographically separated regions.   
  • Cost-Effective: Pay only for the services you use when you use them.  

Getting and Using This Service

How do I access this service?

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See Getting started guides, FAQs, tutorials, documentation and more to help you get started using Cloud Services:

How do I request this service?

Ready to get started right away? Contact the 24/7 IT Help Desk to request access. We'll send you an onboarding questionnaire to gather the details we need to set up your access.


You can use these pricing calculators to get a general sense of the costs for your project; contact Pitt IT for information and University of Pittsburgh discounts.  As part of the STRIDES program, researchers can use Azure at a 20 percent discount to support their NIH-funded research. Pitt researchers with non-NIH research grants are still eligible for a 10 percent discount to access this University-wide resource.


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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