Amazon Web Services

Students undertaking PGDCLOUD, PGDDA, MCCCLOUD, MSCDATA or MSCFINTECH can use their campus credentails to sign in to AWS, please note that the AWS offering only allows for micro and small instances and you should shut down unneeded resources.

NCI OpenStack

NCI private cloud is OpenStack 'Queens' Select 'NCI Single Sign On' when signing on. OpenStack offers Infrastructure as service cloud, block storage, object storage, data processing, DNS, container services and more.

NCI Software Webstore

Students and Faculty can download MicroSoft, VMWare and IBM software for free, there is also student discounts available on many software packages and cloud offerings

IBM Cloud

IBM Cloud is the cloud platform that offers a choice of scalable and flexible resources in one consistent experience. Bringing together APIs and services, IBM Cloud offers a rich and continuously expanding ecosystem of services to accelerate the pace of innovation.

AWS Educate

AWS Educate Cloud Career Pathways provide students with access to credits, training, and the option to choose their desired cloud career. AWS Educate delivers a personalized path that includes content, knowledge checks, and badging that guides them through the learning process.

You must use your student mail account to register successfully.

Google Cloud Platform

University faculty can apply for Google Cloud Platform Education Grants for their computer science courses. Approved applicants will receive a grant for free credits which their teaching staff and students can use on any Google Cloud Platform product.

Only NCI faculty members can apply for credits, please ask your Lecturer to make an application on your behalf.

Microsoft Azure

Students can innovate with Azure for free using their preferred tools and open source.

Faculty, professors, and teaching assistants get access to open source content for classes and $200 in Azure credits

Acceptable Usage
Before you begin.

Please be aware that you are responsible for your own cloud resources, do not leave resources running unnecessarily, always clearly identify your resources by naming them appropriately with your student number, (e.g. x12345678-myserver).

DO NOT enable password authentication on cloud servers as THEY WILL BE COMPROMISED.

always use secure keys pairs by default for logging into cloud servers