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Services Available

Computing and Consulting Services

A New Faculty Flyer is available that describes our services and how they impact research, education, and outreach at Cornell.

Rates

Professional computing and consulting services requiring non-trivial effort or resource utilization are fee-based and require a Cornell University account for charge-back based upon the amount of service used. Charge-back rates are based on the requirement of full cost recovery with a Provost subsidy. Rates are reviewed regularly by Cornell’s administration and adjusted on an annual basis, or as appropriate, to ensure equitable recovery of CAC costs, and no over-recovery.

There are no fees for the following services:

  • Initial strategy meeting to discuss which computing and consulting services will best meet the research, education, or outreach components of your grant proposal or current project (contact us)
  • Cloud computing exploratory accounts and general help to get you started or answer the occasional question
  • Access to high-speed networks from CAC-supported services
  • Up to 20 hours consulting to architect the optimal HPC cluster, storage system, etc. for your application and, if procuring a cluster, secure favorable pricing.

How to Start a Project

To access our computing or consulting services and rates, visit how to start a project.

Research Service Groups Supported by CAC

CAC provides Cornell Research Service Groups, e.g., Biotechnology Resource Center Bioinformatics Facility, Research Data Management Service Group (RDMSG), etc., with advanced computing and data management strategies and services.

Industry and University Partnerships

Industry and other universities partner with CAC through our Corporate Program to learn about emerging technologies and access our computing and consulting services. We also help organizations connect with Cornell faculty to explore collaborative research opportunities.