What is Grid Computing?

Wayne State University's Grid is a centrally-managed, scalable, computing system capable of housing and managing research-related projects involving high-speed computation, data management, parallel and distributed computing, grid computing and other computationally intensive applications.




  • Maintained by WSU C&IT
  • Used as a foundation for a number of grants
  • Connected to WSU's fiber-optic backbone network, Internet2's network and the Michigan LambdaRail


Getting started


Log in to the secured Online Application Form with your AccessID and password and fill out the required information to get a grid computing account.


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