Big Data Analytics

ITS Research Services supports Big Data Analytics on the XSEDE national supercomputer called Bridges. Bridges provides a rich interactive environment for data analytics, simulation, and Spark and Hadoop packages.

Data Center Space

Data center space is available to meet the needs of campus researchers.


Galaxy is an open, web-based platform for accessible, reproducible, and transparent computational biomedical research.

GitHub Enterprise

GitHub Enterprise is a source code repository for students, faculty, and staff to easily collaborate with external researchers.

High Performance Computing - HPC

High performance computing (HPC) accelerates the process of discovery for research that involves computationally-intensive problems.

Interactive Data Analytics Service

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The Interactive Data Analytics Service supports large-scale and collaborative data analytics using interactive tools such as RStudio for R and Jupyter Notebook for Python, R, and Julia.

REDCap (Research Electric Data Capture)

REDCap is a data management tool that provides a secure multi user web-based interface for storing study information. Small to medium-sized research studies using Microsoft Excel or Access to manage their data are good candidates for REDCap.

Research Remote Desktop Service

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The Research Remote Desktop Service (RRDS) provides a Windows virtual desktop environment through which users can remotely access research data (Level 1, 2, and 3) and pre-installed analysis software.


The SBGrid Consortium is a group that maintains an extensive set of applications to support structural biology research.

Secure Device Service for NIST-regulated Projects

The Secure Device Service is designed to simplify meeting the NIST 800-171 regulations for research project computer security by providing pre-setup, secured laptops or workstations managed by ITS.

UI BioShare

UI BioShare provides researchers access to a single software application to manage and house both research subject and sample data. It allows for lab/repository privacy and security while providing a single location for prospective collaborators.