This site ceased operation on June 30 2018, and will be decommissioned by 30 April 2019.

All VicNode services are now delivered directly from the operating centres at University of Melbourne and Monash University.

Queries can be directed to rd-support@unimelb.edu.au

A site archive is here.

VicNode provides Victorian researchers and their collaborators with the ability to easily store and share research data through an affordable, secure and sustainable service. We provide storage solutions to suit a variety of research data storage needs, with experts available help you choose the best storage service, and support you in the use of the services.

VicNode services were designed by the research community for research. VicNode is part of Research Data Services, a national network of research data nodes. The storage services are hosted locally in Victoria at the University of Melbourne and Monash University and are connected at high bandwidth to the VeRNet and AARNet research networks.

Helping you with your Data

We have a wide range of expertise in the fields of Data Management, Data Security, Data Movement for research and researchers.

Our team will work with you to understand what you want to achieve with your data. We can then assist you to develop and implement a solution that will meet your data needs. To find out more please contact us at enquiries@vicnode.org.au.

VicNode is committed to evolving storage services to meet the needs of research in Victoria, and as such new access methods and applications will be added over time. Contact us to discuss your storage needs.

Storage Products

VicNode offers the following storage products

  • Vault (Object Storage)
  • Vault (Tape)
  • Market @Monash University
  • Market @University of Melbourne
  • Computational

Using Your storage

Your storage allocation can be accessed through a range of user interfaces