Amazon Web Services
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How to gain access:
Request an account at https://aws.illinois.edu/.
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help organizations and researchers move faster, lower IT costs, and scale.
There's no base cost for an account. All costs are based on service usage within AWS and pricing varies by service. Details are available at http://aws.amazon.com/pricing/.
Anything else I need to know?
Cloud platforms offer economies of scale and features beyond what can be built locally. Services can be run with lower infrastructure costs and lessened FTE requirements.