Below you will find the costs of services provided by Columbia University's Department of Systems Biology Information Technology group (DSBIT). If you still have questions or would like to speak with someone about your needs, please  contact us .

All fees indicated below are prorated for duration except where noted otherwise.

Note on restricted funds

As a courtesy to Columbia research labs, all invoices will contain calculations for services that can be paid with government grants funds and in-direct funds. (This does not apply to non-Columbia customers.)


High Performance Computing 2.0 cents/hour One 2.5GHz CPU with 3GB Ram. Other configurations available up to 1TB RAM and multiple cores. 
Storage 2.65 cents/GB(1) Starting price, additional charges for Snapshots, High-Bandwidth applications, and Backups.
Glacier 0.90 cents/GB(1) Low-cost archival storage.
Rack Hosting $834/month Equipment hosting in our state-of-the-art data center. (2)
Desktop Support Varies(3) Limited Availability.
















Key: (1) = per month; (2) = Limited to Columbia community; (3) = Only for CUIMC-campus users.