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Welcome to Globus at Stanford

Globus is a high-performance data-transfer platform. You can use Globus for…

  • Data transfers between servers in your group.
  • Data transfers between a server and your laptop.
  • Sharing data with researchers at other institutions.
  • Sharing data with the world.
  • Automate data transfers between any of the above.

Transfers happen unattended, data verification is on by default, and on-the-wire encryption is available.

All of this is available now, for you, for free.

Get Started

  • If you have a data-sharing problem, or a collaboration problem, our "How Do I…?" page will have a solution!
  • If you know that you need the Globus client, go directly to our client page.
  • If you know that you need the Globus server, go directly to our server page.


Globus Connect Server version 4 Ends in December 2023

July 7, 2023

Globus Connect Server version 4 has been deprecated, and will stop working at the end of calendar year 2023. You should upgrade to GCSv5. [...]

Globus for Box goes dormant on February 28

February 23, 2023

As part of the Stanford University Box retirement, Globus for Box will be shut down at the end of February. [...]

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