Researchers are beginning to rely on cloud computing to help them drive through breakthrough science projects and they need to be able to feel confident about how much this is going to cost. Amazon recognizes this and last March they offered a discount for qualified researchers when they are downloading or sharing data. Amazon have written a useful post on their blog which makes the situation clear for researchers everywhere.
Setting up an Amazon Web Services account is straight-forward if you use the Jisc Amazon Web Services Portal and don’t forget that you will benefit from the speed and security of the Janet network.
We know the importance of your research and know that the Jisc / Amazon / Arcus partnership will keep you at the cutting edge of what you need.