Berkeley's 3 Pillar Computing Infrastructure Strategy

Berkeley's 3 Pillar Infrastructure Model

Bill Allison, UC Berkeley CTO

May 7, 2024

UC Berkeley developed our 3 Pillar Infrastructure computing strategy in 2021 to guide investments in the University computing infrastructure, from on-campus data center spaces (the "local pillar"), new investment in data center capacity in partnership with NASA at Moffett Field (the "offsite colocation pillar"), and a public cloud pillar. This represents a strategic evolution designed to address the University’s diverse and growing computational needs, with the 3 pillars...