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:

  • Collaborators 
    NeSI is founded in collaboration, and is always open to discuss opportunities to extend and enrich its network of Collaborators.

  • Partnerships
    NeSI works with research communities and institutions, offering our expertise and capabilities to underpin their partnership goals.

  • Service Subscriptions
    NeSI has a range of options you can access our services to build your research capabilities.


 

Collaborators

NeSI is a collaboration between:

Logos of the University of Auckland, NIWA, University of Otago, Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, and MBIE
Attribution: 

 

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.

Learn more about NeSI and our background.

 


 

Partnerships

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.

Platform Partnerships

Capability Partnerships

Research Partnerships

Community Partnerships


If you're interested in partnering with NeSI, drop us a line.

 

NeSI eResearch NZ 2020
Attribution: 
The annual national eResearch NZ conference series is co-hosted by NeSI, Genomics Aotearoa, and REANNZ.

 


 

Service Subscriptions

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.

Pricing

The following standard pricing covers NeSI's core service offerings:

ServicesPublic sector &
Not-for-profit
Commercial
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.
 

If you have questions or would like to learn more about a Subscription to NeSI Servicesget in touch.