Hardware Purchases

attentionPrices below are for hardware products with expected industry-standard lifecycles.
All services associated with provisioning the hardware are free to university faculty.

HiPerGator

1 processor core (NCU)
Prices
UF Price $200 / NCU
Discounted Price* $265 / NCU
*Full cost recovery to UFRC: $530 / NCU

NCU = Normalized Compute Unit

  • One (1) priority dedicated CPU core configured with 4 GB of RAM
  • Approximately 3 GB per core usable by the software application
1 TB data storage (LSU)
Prices
UF Price $625 / LSU
Discounted Price* $860 / LSU
*Full cost recovery to UFRC: $1,720 / LSU

LSU = Long-term Storage Unit

  • One (1) TB storage capacity (not use) for long-term storage
1 TB replicated storage (RSU)
Prices
UF Price $1,250 / RSU
Discounted Price* $1,720 / RSU
*Full cost recovery to UFRC: $3,440 / RSU

RSU = Replicated Storage Unit

  • One (1) TB storage capacity (not use) for replicated long-term storage
  • The second TB (for the replicated copy) is included
  • For details on the difference between replication and backup, visit the Storage page.
1 NVIDIA GPU (NGU)
Prices
UF Price $500 / NGU
Discounted Price* $2,327 / NGU
*Full cost recovery to UFRC: $4,655 / NGU

NGU = Normalized GPU Unit

  • One (1) NVIDIA K80 GPU accelerator
  • Requires purchase of NCUs and LSU

ResShield & ResVault

1 processor core (RNCU)
Prices
UF Price $300 / RNCU
Discounted Price TBD

RNCU = Restricted Data Normalized Compute Unit

  • One (1) priority dedicated CPU core configured with 4 GB of RAM
  • Approximately 3 GB per core usable by the software application
1 TB replicated storage (RRSU)
Prices
UF Price $1,400 / RRSU
Discounted Price TBD

RRSU = Restricted Data Replicated Storage Unit

  • One (1) TB of storage capacity (not use) with replication and tape backup
  • The second TB (for the replicated copy) is included
1 NVIDIA GPU (RNGU)
Prices
UF Price $500 / RNGU
Discounted Price TBD

RNGU = Restricted Data Normalized Graphics Unit

  • One (1) NVIDIA K80 GPU accelerator, for use in working with restricted data
  • Requires purchase of RNCU and RRSU
1 year ResShield user fee
Prices
UF Rate $152 / user / year
Discounted Rate TBD

  • One (1) year user fee covering the licenses necessary for ResShield use

SSERCA Cluster

1 TB storage (SCSU)
Prices
UF Price $500 / SCSU
Discounted Price TBD

SCSU = SSERCA Cluster Storage Unit

  • One (1) TB of storage capacity (not use) in the SSERCA cluster
  • The cluster has nodes at UF, FSU, USF, FAU, and FIU
  • Data can be replicated for collaboration as needed