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Delivering a Campus Data Service webinar to tackle big data management problems and solutions

Contact: Paul Redfern
Cell: (607) 227-1865

FOR RELEASE: October 28, 2013

ITHACA, N.Y. - David Lifka, director of the Cornell University Center for Advanced Computing and Chair of the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation, will speak at the Globus and ESnet “Delivering a Campus Data Service” webinar on November 7. This webinar will tackle the problems and solutions to managing big data in academic settings. The one hour webinar starts at 11 a.m. Central Standard Time (12 noon Eastern Standard Time). Over 200 people have registered to date for this webinar.

Other presenters include:

  • Brock Palen, HPC system administrator and user consultant at CAEN-HPC at the University of Michigan
  • Steve Tuecke, Deputy Director of the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory; Globus Project Co-Lead
  • Jason Zurawski, Science Engagement Engineer at ESnet

The presenters will describe how research computing administrators can deliver a campus data service that provides their users with flexible and easy-to-use data management capabilities. Globus makes it easy to move, sync, and share big data using just a web browser, underpinned by ESnet’s reliable, high-speed network infrastructure, as well its tools for vastly improving network performance for research. Webinar participants will learn how these advanced services can enhance user abilities to move and share data on campus with collaborators around the world.

Registration is available at