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Colleges and universities are faced with unique challenges when it comes to infrastructure: balancing legacy data storage, constantly expanding, and reducing infrastructure overhead. IT administrators in higher education find more core infrastructure products and services in the alternative cloud.


Smart cloud infrastructure
for institutions shaping the future

Whether you need unique infrastructure for a project or you’re part of the team that keeps an institution online, scale with flexible cloud infrastructure without worrying about contracts or reserved instances. Flat global pricing makes it easy to access exactly what you need and when you need it. All backed by a 99.99% SLA, industry-leading customer support, and 11 data centers.


Multicloud or Hybrid Cloud? Find Where Linode Fits

We prioritize portability and open source tools to make sure that Linode can work with your existing critical infrastructure. Gone are the days of working with only one provider. Design multicloud infrastructure architecture that improves your institution’s performance and reliability, all with transparent costs.

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Transparent Pricing
for Balanced Budgets

Benefit from a flat pricing structure that makes it easy to calculate and forecast cloud infrastructure costs. Choose from 11 global data centers, and pay the same price for resources across global regions. Plus our generous, account-level transfer allotments help avoid billing surprises.


Optimized Infrastructure
for Data-Intensive Workloads

Linode’s plans and pricing structure make it simple to add extra storage or switch to memory-optimized compute instances to make sure colleges and universities can maintain infrastructure for all the data that’s naturally a part of education.

Best Performance Per Dollar
for Cloud CPUs and GPUs

When it comes to performance per dollar, Linode’s CPU and cloud GPU instances exceed the competition. Powered by premium hardware and across a global network.


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Higher Education and the Alternative Cloud

Cost-conscious universities are turning to alternative cloud providers for infrastructure that keeps their institutions online and scales without worrying about contracts or unpredictable expenses. A recent Linode LIVE! webinar explored how colleges and universities balance legacy data storage, expand and reduce infrastructure overhead, and find more core infrastructure products and services with alternative cloud providers. Watch the full webinar here.

Customer Story

“Working with computational infrastructure and support became important to us because we had to have rapid access to data and all the things you need to be able to manage a project like this on such a rapid timeline. That’s why it has been really valuable to have Linode helping us with that.”

Dr. Joe Ripberger, Deputy Director for Research at the National Center for Risk and Resilience

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