Partners & Pricing
NeSI has rich experience and advanced capabilities in high performance computing and data science engineering focused on powering New Zealand's science.
Partner with us
NeSI is open to working with public and private organisations involved in research, and has a range of ways you can engage with us:
NeSI is founded in collaboration, and is always open to discuss opportunities to extend and enrich its network of Collaborators.
NeSI works with research communities and institutions, offering our expertise and capabilities to underpin their partnership goals.
NeSI has a range of options you can access our services to build your research capabilities.
NeSI is a collaboration between:
University of Auckland (both a NeSI Host and a Collaborator)
NIWA, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
NeSI's Collaborators own the core infrastructure assets, which NeSI has a key role in designing, procuring, and operating for the wider research system. NeSI team members are employees at Collaborator institutions, and operate as a national team supporting and enabling research across the full range of Aotearoa New Zealand's research ecosystem.
Partnerships with research groups and organisations is central to how NeSI delivers services to research communities and supports national research priorities. Through our partnerships, we aim to build computational and data science capabilities within Aotearoa New Zealand's research system.
Below is a sample of the kinds of partnerships NeSI is involved with.
- Rakeiora Pathfinder Project
- Aotearoa Genomics Data Repository
- NeSI Collaborators
- Antarctic Science Platform
- Deep South National Science Challenge
- Research institutions and other organisations across the research sector
- eResearch NZ Conference Series
- Research Software Engineers
- Women in High Performance Computing - Australasia Chapter
If you're interested in partnering with NeSI, drop us a line.
NeSI has a range of options for accessing its services and building your research capabilities. Subscribing to NeSI's services provides you with:
Managed entitlements on NeSI's HPC platform for your research projects and programmes. This includes access to:
high-capacity CPUs, GPUs and high memory nodes
interactive computing via Jupyter Notebooks, containers, and virtual lab environments
an extensive pre-built software library
data storage for compute, from the highest performance storage on NeSI's HPC platform or via NeSI's long-term storage Nearline Service
Personalised support to assist your researchers across the breadth of their NeSI experience, from applying for projects/allocations, to getting their projects running on the platform, to general troubleshooting or experimenting with new tools or techniques.
Targeted support for building researchers' computational skills and capabilities. NeSI's Consultancy Service provides dedicated scientific and HPC-focused computational and data science support to research projects across a range of domains.
Advice and partnership on advanced research computing strategies and collaboration on shared goals.
The following standard pricing covers NeSI's core service offerings:
|Services||Public sector &|
|Computational science consultancy (per hour)||$150.00||$300.00|
|Mahuika & Māui HPC core hours (per CPU core hour)||$0.05||$0.07|
|P100 GPU hours (per GPU hour)||$0.35||$0.40|
|A100 GPU hours (per GPU hour)||$0.90||$1.00|
|Nearline long-term storage ( per Terabytes per year)||$30.00||$37.50|
|National Data Transfer Platform membership & node (per year)||$2000.00||$P.O.A.|
Last updated May 2021 - prices are subject to change.