Science does not stop at the border of your centre. Why should your digital services and resources?
Becoming Service Provider
Science needs borderless and free interaction. This is why the demand of your local scientists goes far beyond your institute. By providing a service via the Helmholtz Cloud, you increase the value of your services and resources.
Find more about the benefits here.
Submit a new Helmholtz Cloud Service
You can hand in your service application for the Helmholtz Cloud anytime. Use our Service Database Plony and follow the step-by-step instruction on the landing page.
In the Helmholtz Cloud, Helmholtz Centres provide IT services for joint use and overall added value to the Helmholtz Association. Applications originating from local or domain-specific contexts converge to cross-domain and cross-centre collaborative services.
Helmholtz Cloud Service Portfolio
The Helmholtz Cloud Service Portfolio strives to cover the whole scientific process and offers a federated community cloud with uniform access to Helmholtz employees and their project partners, thus enabling them to conduct and support excellent science. It is managed carefully based on Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and consists of three main components:
HIFIS Technical and Administrative Documentation
All details on technical and administrative procedures are publicly available in the HIFIS technical Documentation:
Service Operation KPI
The usage of each Helmholtz Cloud Serivce and its overall contribution to the success of the Helmholtz Cloud is monitored continuously.
Please refer to the documentation pages for details on the procedures of KPI data aquisition and calculation, as well as most recent and previously published results.
Feedback and Support
Your service has specific technical challenges to function as a cloud service, maybe in the fields of AAI, authorisation roles, or licence limitations? We, the HIFIS Cloud Team, are ready to help. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.