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Virtual Machines and Research Platforms

Virtual Machines (VM)

The Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) Nectar Research Cloud. It offers virtual machines and labs for researchers to develop and deploy applications and collaborate in a uniform environment with controlled data sharing. QRIScloud is the Queensland node of the ARDC Nectar research cloud.

Apply for ARDC Nectar VM

To apply for research cloud access researchers can login to the ARDC Nectar Research Cloud Dashboard using an AAF login and submit an allocation request. Allocation requests can take up to 3 weeks to review. If you require a customised set up or are unable to get access to the research cloud through the dashboard, email who will be happy to discuss your requirements.

Virtual Labs and Tools

ARDC Nectar Research Cloud Virtual Laboratories are creating a new era of connectivity for Australian researchers. Connecting researchers with existing and new research facilities, data repositories and computational tools and streamlining research workflows, creating new opportunities for collaboration, efficiencies and innovation.