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Data Transfer

This section contains advice for the best ways to get your data into and out of NERSC. NERSC machines are well connected to the outside world via ESNet.


Globus is a service for fast reliable managed data transfers. Read More »


GridFTP is a high-performance, secure, reliable data transfer protocol optimized for high-bandwidth wide-area networks. The GridFTP protocol is based on FTP, the highly-popular Internet file transfer protocol. Read More »

Data Transfer Nodes

The data transfer nodes are optimized for moving data into and out of NERSC. Read More »