Helmholtz Services

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HIFIS ensures an excellent information environment for outstanding research in all Helmholtz research fields.

Software

The service portfolio of HIFIS Software is structured into 4 different components that seamlessly interoperate with each other: Education & Training, Technology, Consulting and Community Services.

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Communities

We build and foster communities to support the necessary cultural change in science when dealing with research software.

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Software Engineering Consulting

We offer free-of-charge consulting in software engineering as a service to research groups under the Helmholtz umbrella.

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Software Development Infrastructure

We provide a sustainable, well integrated and easy to use technology infrastructure for scientific software.

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Research Software Directory (Preview)

A central software directory tailored to Research Software Engineers and Researchers that want to promote or discover research software.

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Software Spotlights

The Helmholtz Software Spotlights represent top success stories of Reseach Software Engineering in Helmholtz.

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Education & Training

We offer courses, materials or workshops to help you in getting started or in boosting your software engineering practice.

Cloud

In the Helmholtz Cloud, members of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres provide selected IT-Services for joint use.

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Helmholtz Cloud

The Helmholtz Cloud offers IT services to all Helmholtz centres and the entire scientific community and partners.

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HIFIS for Cloud Service Providers

How to hand in new service to be offered in Helmholtz Cloud.

Backbone

High-performance trusted network infrastructure with unified basic services.

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Helmholtz AAI

Seamless Access to Cloud Services for Helmholtz & Friends.

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Helmholtz Backbone (VPN)

A trusted Helmholtz network to securely route scientific data transfer between centres.

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HIFIS Transfer Service

An FTS based large data transfer service connecting Helmholtz research.

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HIFIS Helpdesk

Contact us for queries on HIFIS and Helmholtz Cloud, general questions and also feedback to the website.

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Learning Materials

We provide learning materials for all purposes related to software engineering and cloud services usage.

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Surveys

To build up new and improve existing services, we are interested in your current work flows and working environment.