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IDI leads you to digital infrastructure to support your research and instruction.

What is IDI?

UCSD’s Integrated Digital Infrastructure (IDI) service streamlines the delivery of cutting-edge IT services to UCSD faculty, researchers, and students.

Working with all the IT providers on campus (ACMS, ACT, Calit2/QI, the Library, SDSC, and departments/divisions), IDI directs you to:

  • High-speed network connections
    • Push big data swiftly across campus, to SDSC facilities, and to the world
  • High-performance computing
    • Make your cluster dollars go further, or take advantage of as-needed cycles for smaller projects
  • Colocation facilities
    • Find a home for your equipment that’s greener, safer, and wastes less lab space
  • Storage/Cloud
    • Get more disk space, better backups, improved uptime/accessibility.
  • Research Data Curation
    • Manage, curate, and archive the results of your research work.
  • Tools & training — check the Community tab
    • Learn about electronic lab notebooks for the classroom & lab
    • Find cutting-edge IT training opportunities at UCSD
    • Engage in discussions with your peers

IDI is a Chancellor’s initiative led by Larry Smarr.

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