WestGrid

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WestGrid is a government-funded infrastructure program started in 2003, mainly in Western Canada, that provides institutional research faculty and students access to high performance computing and distributed data storage, using a combination of grid, networking, and collaboration tools. WestGrid is one of four partners within the umbrella organization, Compute Canada.[1]

Principle participants[edit]

WestGrid has 14 partner institutions across four provinces - British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The participating institutions include:

WestGrid also works in partnership with each province's Optical Regional Advanced Network. WestGrid's network partners include:[2]

  • BCNET
  • Cybera
  • SRnet
  • MRnet
  • CANARIE

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