Research Computing Center
Research Computing Center
Mission and Vision: To provide information technology (IT) support for the sponsored research community at UNH and collaborate with higher education, industry, and government to create innovative technologies designed to address important social, environmental, and economic needs.
RCC aspires to provide exceptional, comprehensive IT services in alignment with UNH strategic goals. RCC staff remain experts in their respective disciplines and are agile in their support.
Areas of Expertise: Geographical Information Systems (GIS); High Performance Computing (HPC); scientific and mathematical programming; database administration; system and network administration; data security; technical support.
Users of These Services: Research faculty and principal investigators, research administrative offices, academic and administrative departments, external businesses, and government agencies.
RCC offers HPC, system and network administration, data security, software development, database administration and scientific programming. We also handle enterprise IT requirements for the administration of research. Support for the administrative IT needs includes system administration of Sponsored Programs systems and their interfaces with other enterprise systems including Banner HR and Banner Finance.
Reporting to the Senior Vice Provost for Research, RCC consists of 18 staff members and 9 student employees who provide software development solutions for the web, desktop, and mobile devices; data management and support; and a newly renovated 2,000 square foot data center.
|Hourly Rate, Staff||$89|
|Hourly Rate, Student||$25|
|Backups, per GB||$0.10|
|Physical Hosting, per system, per u, per year||$100|
|System Administration, per system, per year||$1,300|
|App Hosting, on customer hardware, per site, per year||$1,450|
|App Hosting, on RCC hardware, per site, per year||$2,100|
|Enhanced Security, on customer hardware, per system, per year||$2,100|
|Enhanced Security, on RCC hardware, per site, per year||$500|
*Please contact RCC if you are a non-UNH organization seeking services, as the above chart does not reflect our external rates.
Description of Services:
Hourly Rate, Staff – Software development and other work performed by RCC staff that does not fall under the other listed categories of service.
Hourly Rate, Student - Software development and other work performed by RCC student employees that does not fall under the other listed categories of service.
Backups, per GB – Based on the most recent full backup for the month. Weekly fulls and daily incrementals.
Physical Hosting, per system, per u, per year - Provision of rack space in the Lenharth Data Center, located in UNH’s Morse Hall, for customer-supplied hardware. Includes power, cooling, battery backup power, secure access visa swipe lock, security cameras, emergency monitoring with automated, unattended safe shut-down provided by SheepDog software, and an alarm system that communicates with the UNH Police Department.
System Administration - Operating system maintenance including security, upgrades, patches, and system-level backups.
Application Hosting - Backups and software support for websites, databases, and other applications. Application hosting on RCC hardware also includes use of hardware for development, preview, and production, system and network administration, and security.
Enhanced Security - Maintenance of firewalls and log monitoring. Customers using RCC’s enhanced security servers also receive maintenance of the system and hardware.
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