Sabalcore HPC Cloud for Academics

Sabalcore offers discount pricing for qualified students and educational institutions.

Included Features

  • 1000 Free core-hours for new accounts
  • 100GB of free storage per month ($0.09/GB-month for overage)
  • Free Login Nodes (no charge for time on login nodes)
  • Technical Support by phone and email
  • Standard Data transfers included (file transfers in/out)
  • Remote Desktop (for application GUIs) and CLI (command-line interface)

Individual Accounts – Purchase a deposit to start

Signing up for a new Account

All individual academic accounts include 1,000 free evaluation hours. A credit card or deposit payment (purchase of one of the packages below) is required. If you are not satisfied with the service for any reason during the 1,000 evaluation hours, your deposit will be refunded. Simply contact us for the refund.

After the free hours are used, hours will be deducted from the deposit. After the deposit is used, you have the option to purchase another package. If you do not purchase another package your account will automatically become pay-per-use billing (default). You have the option to purchase another package or remain pay-per-use billing. The pay-per-use rate is $0.06/core-hour.

If you place a credit card on file, you have the option to automatically be charged each month or pay your invoice yourself (default) using the payment options available through the invoice. Payment options through the invoice are credit card, Paypal, or bank transfer.

Minimum to open and account

  • A deposit of one of the packages below or a credit card on file
  • A valid university email address and active enrollment

After the deposit is made you will be directed to complete an account application form. Please complete it (if you have not done so previously). Upon completion of the form, we will review your information and email your account user ID and login instructions usually within 24 hours. If you are not satisfied with the service for any reason during the 1,000 evaluation hours, your deposit will be refunded. Simply contact us for the refund.

Purchase a Package

PACKAGE 1 $360

6,000 core-hours (non-priority) are good for 12 months. Use up to 200 cores of any academic enabled system*.  Buy now

Package 2 $650

11,000 core-hours (non-priority) are good for 12 months. Use up to 200 cores of any academic enabled system*.  Buy now

PACKAGE 3 $1,100

20,000 core-hours (non-priority) are good for 12 months. Use up to 200 cores of any academic enabled system*.  Buy now

*We will accommodate special requests for 200+ simultaneous cores based on availability and workload. Contact us for details.

Department and Group Accounts

A group account has 4 or more individual user accounts under one umbrella. Students have the option to share files through a common directory, collaborate, and share software and licenses.

  • Shared resource pool – all accounting and billing under one group
  • Link software licenses to your group account
  • Eligible for high-volume discounts

We also offer value options and flexible terms. Contact us today for a complete Pricing Schedule or quotation.