Computing support is at the service of the scientific and technical programme of the ESRF.

It provides computing resources and services to help accomplish the ESRF's scientific mission. It also supports networking, shared facilities, personal computers and other specialised facilities which do not directly support the scientific programme, but also provide support for many of the engineering, technical and administrative needs of the ESRF.

The range of services offered includes:

  • High speed networks throughout the ESRF and for wide area access to and from the site
  • Electronics and software for control and data acquisition systems
  • Computing for simulation, reconstruction, and data analysis
  • Large disk and robotic storage systems for experiment data
  • General purpose batch and interactive computing
  • General application software and physics software tools
  • Centrally hosted Web Servers
  • Desktop support
  • Central Information systems and services
  • Computer security advice, implementation, and monitoring