The Research Computing Center engages with both the FSU Research Community and partners all over the world.


The RCC participates in the following consortiums:

  • Sunshine State Education and Research Computing Alliance (SSERCA) - SSERCA is an alliance of Florida Universities with the mission to further the development of a state-wide computational science infrastructure of advanced scientific computing, communication, and education resources by promoting cooperation between Florida's universities.
  • ACCESS-CI (formerly XSEDE) - The Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support is a National Science Foundation effort to provide resources to supercomputing facilities across the nation. ACCESS provides educational, collaborative, and computing resources to researchers and research computing facilities.
  • Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation - Founded in 1989, the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) is an educational nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with 64 member institutions representing many of the nation's most forward-thinking universities and computing centers.
  • Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) - U.S. Department of Energy through Jefferson Science Associates - a SURA/Computer Sciences Corporation joint venture. It also operates the SURA Residence Facility, accommodating national and international researchers who use JLab's unique facilities.

Technology Partners

The RCC partners with the following technology vendors:

  • IBM - The Spectrum Scale (GPFS) storage system is a parallel storage system with high performance.  In 2018, RCC purchased and consolidated our prior storage systems, Lustre and Panasas, onto GPFS.