By the Numbers

Note: the below data is from the fiscal year 2021 (July 2020 through June 2021). Comparisons are made to the previous fiscal year.

Client Communities

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32

Ohio universities
(7% decrease)

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39

companies
(5% decrease)

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25

non-profits & government agencies
(67% increase)

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97

other educational institutions
(83% increase)

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5,756

clients
(19% increase)

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967

PIs

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13%, 77%, 10%

faculty/staff, students, other

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249

Ohio higher ed courses
(232% increase)

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22

training opportunities 
(47% increase)

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419

trainees
(38% increase)

Production Capacity

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238.8 million+

cluster CPU core hours
(3% increase)

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4.8 million+

huge-memory core hours
(7% increase)

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1.3 million+

GPU hours
(13% decrease)

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231

software packages 
(13% increase)

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62%

average system utilization
(29% decrease)

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99.5%

availability (includes planned outages)

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86%

jobs started within 30 minutes
(14% increase)

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14.9 PB

stored on disk
(161% increase)

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5.0 PB

data transferred
(47% increase)

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74%

average storage utilization
(13% increase)

Client Scholarship

1,167 publications

cited OSC

39% of articles

in top 10% of journals

151

funding agencies acknowledged

Client Savings

$5.2 million

estimated annual cost savings for Ohio higher-ed

$1.6 million

estimated annual cost savings for non-academic clients

$23.1 million

value of currently operative equipment

34 Ohio Higher-Ed Institutions

Map of Ohio academic institutions using OSC
Full List of Institutions
  • Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Bluffton University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Capital University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cedarville University
  • Central State University
  • Cleveland State University
  • College of Wooster
  • Denison University
  • John Carroll University
  • Kent State University
  • Kenyon College
  • Miami University
  • Muskingum University
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Ohio State University
  • Ohio University
  • Otterbein University
  • Stark State College
  • University of Akron
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Mount Union
  • University of Toledo
  • Wittenberg University
  • Wright State University
  • Xavier University
  • Youngstown State University
  • Zane State College

Usage by Field of Science

Pie chart showing usage by field of science
Usage by Field of Science Details
Natural Sciences (51%)
Chemical Sciences (15%)
Biological Sciences (14%)
Other (12%)
Physical Sciences (6%)
Environmental Sciences (1%)
Computer Sciences (1%)
Environmental Sciences (1%)
Mathematics (1%)
Engineering and Tech (39%)
Engineering and Tech, General (11%)
Environmental Engineering (9%)
Mechanical Engineering (7%)
Other (6%)
Chemical Engineering (2%)
Electronic and Info Engineering (2%)
Materials Engineering (1%)
Civil Engineering (1%)
Medical and Health Sciences (9%)
Medical and Health General (7%)
Other (2%)

OSC Clients, US Map

Map of OSC clients, many in Ohio, but also scattered across nearly every region of the United States
OSC Clients Locations
  • Auburn, Alabama
  • Huntsville, Alabama
  • Valley, Alabama
  • Goodyear, Arizona
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Queen Creek, Arizona
  • Tempe, Arizona
  • Bentonville, Arkansas
  • Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Russellville, Arkansas
  • Arcadia, California
  • Atwater, California
  • Cupertino, California
  • Encino, California
  • Fremont, California
  • Irvine, California
  • La Jolla, California
  • La Quinta, California
  • Long Beach, California
  • Los Altos, California
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Moraga, California
  • Morgan Hill, California
  • North Hollywood, California
  • San Carlos, California
  • San Diego, California
  • San Francisco, California
  • San Jose, California
  • Santa Cruz, California
  • Santa Maria, California
  • Stanton, California
  • Sunnyvale, California
  • Tracy, California
  • Tustin, California
  • Union City, California
  • Arvada, Colorado
  • Boulder, Colorado
  • Broomfield, Colorado
  • Castle Rock, Colorado
  • Crawford, Colorado
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Englewood, Colorado
  • Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Golden, Colorado
  • Lafayette, Colorado
  • Longmont, Colorado
  • Morrison, Colorado
  • Thornton, Colorado
  • Glastonbury, Connecticut
  • Wilmington, Delaware
  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • Gainesville, Florida
  • Inverness, Florida
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Naples, Florida
  • Orlando, Florida
  • Panama City, Florida
  • Panama City Beach, Florida
  • Port Saint Lucie, Florida
  • Sanford, Florida
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Venice, Florida
  • Winter Park, Florida
  • Alpharetta, Georgia
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Canton, Georgia
  • Dallas, Georgia
  • Mableton, Georgia
  • Macon, Georgia
  • Marietta, Georgia
  • Newnan, Georgia
  • Pendergrass, Georgia
  • Statesboro, Georgia
  • ‚ÄòAiea, Hawaii
  • Meridian, Idaho
  • Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Aurora, Illinois
  • Champaign, Illinois
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Crystal Lake, Illinois
  • Deerfield, Illinois
  • Evanston, Illinois
  • Highland Park, Illinois
  • Lake Forest, Illinois
  • Lincolnshire, Illinois
  • Naperville, Illinois
  • O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Oak Forest, Illinois
  • Palatine, Illinois
  • Peru, Illinois
  • Princeton, Illinois
  • Shorewood, Illinois
  • West Chicago, Illinois
  • Bloomington, Indiana
  • Chesterton, Indiana
  • Evansville, Indiana
  • Fishers, Indiana
  • Goshen, Indiana
  • Guilford, Indiana
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jeffersonville, Indiana
  • Lawrenceburg, Indiana
  • New Trenton, Indiana
  • Oaktown, Indiana
  • Terre Haute, Indiana
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Covington, Kentucky
  • Florence, Kentucky
  • Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
  • Fort Thomas, Kentucky
  • Frenchburg, Kentucky
  • Georgetown, Kentucky
  • Greensburg, Kentucky
  • Latonia, Kentucky
  • Lexington, Kentucky
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Murray, Kentucky
  • Newport, Kentucky
  • Nicholasville, Kentucky
  • Owensboro, Kentucky
  • Prospect, Kentucky
  • Providence, Kentucky
  • Radcliff, Kentucky
  • Sacramento, Kentucky
  • Shelbyville, Kentucky
  • Shepherdsville, Kentucky
  • Taylorsville, Kentucky
  • Prairieville, Louisiana
  • Orono, Maine
  • Berlin, Maryland
  • Bethesda, Maryland
  • Bowie, Maryland
  • California, Maryland
  • Chevy Chase, Maryland
  • Clinton, Maryland
  • Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Glen Burnie, Maryland
  • Huntingtown, Maryland
  • Pikesville, Maryland
  • Reisterstown, Maryland
  • Rising Sun, Maryland
  • Shady Side, Maryland
  • Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Towson, Maryland
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Eastham, Massachusetts
  • Grafton, Massachusetts
  • Sharon, Massachusetts
  • Somerville, Massachusetts
  • Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Allendale, Michigan
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Berrien Springs, Michigan
  • Canton, Michigan
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • East Lansing, Michigan
  • Fenton, Michigan
  • Grand Blanc, Michigan
  • Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • Houghton, Michigan
  • Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Lake Orion, Michigan
  • Livonia, Michigan
  • New Boston, Michigan
  • Newport, Michigan
  • Novi, Michigan
  • Okemos, Michigan
  • Rochester, Michigan
  • Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Southfield, Michigan
  • Sturgis, Michigan
  • Taylor, Michigan
  • Waterford, Michigan
  • West Bloomfield, Michigan
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Starkville, Mississippi
  • Blue Springs, Missouri
  • Columbia, Missouri
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Nixa, Missouri
  • Rolla, Missouri
  • Saint Charles, Missouri
  • Springfield, Missouri
  • St Louis, Missouri
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Incline Village, Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Absecon, New Jersey
  • Avenel, New Jersey
  • Bayonne, New Jersey
  • East Orange, New Jersey
  • Flemington, New Jersey
  • Fort Lee, New Jersey
  • Hillsborough, New Jersey
  • Irvington, New Jersey
  • Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Kendall Park, New Jersey
  • Pennington, New Jersey
  • Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Randolph Township, New Jersey
  • Trenton, New Jersey
  • Weehawken, New Jersey
  • Westfield, New Jersey
  • Williamstown, New Jersey
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Espa√±ola, New Mexico
  • Albany, New York
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • Buffalo, New York
  • Flushing, New York
  • Huntington, New York
  • Lake Placid, New York
  • Lancaster, New York
  • Liverpool, New York
  • Massapequa, New York
  • New York, New York
  • North Salem, New York
  • Port Washington, New York
  • Rochester, New York
  • The Bronx, New York
  • Wappingers Falls, New York
  • Webster, New York
  • Cary, North Carolina
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Clemmons, North Carolina
  • Durham, North Carolina
  • Kannapolis, North Carolina
  • Mocksville, North Carolina
  • Westfield, North Carolina
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Fargo, North Dakota
  • Ada, Ohio
  • Akron, Ohio
  • Alliance, Ohio
  • Amelia, Ohio
  • Arcadia, Ohio
  • Athens, Ohio
  • Aurora, Ohio
  • Avon, Ohio
  • Avon Lake, Ohio
  • Barberton, Ohio
  • Batavia, Ohio
  • Beachwood, Ohio
  • Bedford, Ohio
  • Bellefontaine, Ohio
  • Bellevue, Ohio
  • Blacklick, Ohio
  • Blanchester, Ohio
  • Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Broadview Heights, Ohio
  • Brownsville, Ohio
  • Brunswick, Ohio
  • Bryan, Ohio
  • Buckeye Lake, Ohio
  • Canal Winchester, Ohio
  • Canfield, Ohio
  • Canton, Ohio
  • Carroll, Ohio
  • Celina, Ohio
  • Centerburg, Ohio
  • Chagrin Falls, Ohio
  • Chardon, Ohio
  • Chesterland, Ohio
  • Chillicothe, Ohio
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Clarksville, Ohio
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Cleves, Ohio
  • Clinton, Ohio
  • Columbia Station, Ohio
  • Columbiana, Ohio
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Commercial Point, Ohio
  • Cortland, Ohio
  • Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • Dayton, Ohio
  • Delaware, Ohio
  • Doylestown, Ohio
  • Dublin, Ohio
  • East Liverpool, Ohio
  • Elyria, Ohio
  • Fairborn, Ohio
  • Findlay, Ohio
  • Fort Loramie, Ohio
  • Galloway, Ohio
  • Granville, Ohio
  • Greenville, Ohio
  • Grove City, Ohio
  • Hamilton, Ohio
  • Harrison, Ohio
  • Hilliard, Ohio
  • Hillsboro, Ohio
  • Holland, Ohio
  • Howard, Ohio
  • Huron, Ohio
  • Independence, Ohio
  • Jackson, Ohio
  • Johnstown, Ohio
  • Kent, Ohio
  • Kingston, Ohio
  • Lakewood, Ohio
  • Lancaster, Ohio
  • Lebanon, Ohio
  • Lewis Center, Ohio
  • Lima, Ohio
  • London, Ohio
  • Lorain, Ohio
  • Loveland, Ohio
  • Madison, Ohio
  • Maineville, Ohio
  • Mansfield, Ohio
  • Maple Heights, Ohio
  • Marietta, Ohio
  • Marion, Ohio
  • Marysville, Ohio
  • Mason, Ohio
  • Massillon, Ohio
  • Maumee, Ohio
  • McDermott, Ohio
  • Medina, Ohio
  • Mentor, Ohio
  • Miamisburg, Ohio
  • Middletown, Ohio
  • Minerva, Ohio
  • Mount Orab, Ohio
  • Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • Napoleon, Ohio
  • Nashport, Ohio
  • New Albany, Ohio
  • New Lexington, Ohio
  • New Philadelphia, Ohio
  • Newark, Ohio
  • North Baltimore, Ohio
  • North Canton, Ohio
  • North Olmsted, Ohio
  • North Royalton, Ohio
  • Norwalk, Ohio
  • Olmsted Falls, Ohio
  • Oregon, Ohio
  • Orient, Ohio
  • Ostrander, Ohio
  • Oxford, Ohio
  • Painesville, Ohio
  • Pataskala, Ohio
  • Perrysburg, Ohio
  • Pickerington, Ohio
  • Piqua, Ohio
  • Plain City, Ohio
  • Port Clinton, Ohio
  • Powell, Ohio
  • Proctorville, Ohio
  • Prospect, Ohio
  • Ravenna, Ohio
  • Reynoldsburg, Ohio
  • Richfield, Ohio
  • Rocky River, Ohio
  • Rootstown, Ohio
  • Salem, Ohio
  • Sandusky, Ohio
  • Sidney, Ohio
  • Solon, Ohio
  • South Lebanon, Ohio
  • Springboro, Ohio
  • Springfield, Ohio
  • Stow, Ohio
  • Strongsville, Ohio
  • Sunbury, Ohio
  • Sylvania, Ohio
  • Terrace Park, Ohio
  • Tipp City, Ohio
  • Toledo, Ohio
  • Twinsburg, Ohio
  • Uniontown, Ohio
  • Vandalia, Ohio
  • Versailles, Ohio
  • Wadsworth, Ohio
  • Warren, Ohio
  • Waterville, Ohio
  • Wauseon, Ohio
  • West Chester, Ohio
  • West Jefferson, Ohio
  • West Union, Ohio
  • Westerville, Ohio
  • Westlake, Ohio
  • Wheelersburg, Ohio
  • Willoughby, Ohio
  • Wilmington, Ohio
  • Wooster, Ohio
  • Xenia, Ohio
  • Youngstown, Ohio
  • Zanesville, Ohio
  • Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Norman, Oklahoma
  • Astoria, Oregon
  • Boardman, Oregon
  • Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Tualatin, Oregon
  • Apollo, Pennsylvania
  • Bangor, Pennsylvania
  • Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
  • DuBois, Pennsylvania
  • Easton, Pennsylvania
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
  • Irwin, Pennsylvania
  • Lansdale, Pennsylvania
  • Malvern, Pennsylvania
  • Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Media, Pennsylvania
  • Northumberland, Pennsylvania
  • Oxford, Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Rimersburg, Pennsylvania
  • Southampton, Pennsylvania
  • State College, Pennsylvania
  • Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
  • University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Venetia, Pennsylvania
  • Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Clemson, South Carolina
  • Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Summerville, South Carolina
  • Cookeville, Tennessee
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Livingston, Tennessee
  • Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Pulaski, Tennessee
  • Spring Hill, Tennessee
  • Austin, Texas
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Denton, Texas
  • El Paso, Texas
  • Frisco, Texas
  • Galveston, Texas
  • Houston, Texas
  • Huffman, Texas
  • Kerrville, Texas
  • La Marque, Texas
  • Lubbock, Texas
  • Rowlett, Texas
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Spring, Texas
  • Stafford, Texas
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Sandy, Utah
  • West Jordan, Utah
  • Aldie, Virginia
  • Ashburn, Virginia
  • Galax, Virginia
  • Manassas, Virginia
  • Richmond, Virginia
  • Washington, Virginia
  • Woodbridge, Virginia
  • Bellingham, Washington
  • Kent, Washington
  • Kirkland, Washington
  • Richland, Washington
  • Sammamish, Washington
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Morgantown, West Virginia
  • New Martinsville, West Virginia
  • Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Jackson, Wyoming

Open OnDemand Sites, US Map

Map of locations using Open OnDemand, scattered across nearly every region of the United States
Full List of Cities
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Mountain View, California
  • Orange, California
  • San Francisco, California
  • Stanford, California
  • Golden, Colorado
  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • Boca Raton, Florida
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Buford, Georgia
  • Decatur, Georgia
  • Statesboro, Georgia
  • Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Kahului, Hawaii
  • Evanston, Illinois
  • Urbana, Illinois
  • Bloomington, Indiana
  • Lexington, Kentucky
  • Brunswick, Maine
  • Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Laurel, Maryland
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
  • Ludlow, Massachusetts
  • Somerville, Massachusetts
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Bozeman, Montana
  • Montclair, New Jersey
  • Princeton, New Jersey
  • Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Buffalo, New York
  • New York, New York
  • Rochester, New York
  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Hilliard, Ohio
  • Ada, Oklahoma
  • Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
  • North Kingstown, Rhode Island
  • Providence, Rhode Island
  • Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • College Station, Texas
  • Houston, Texas
  • Katy, Texas
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Logan, Utah
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • Ashburn, Virginia
  • Boydton, Virginia
  • Fairfax, Virginia
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Purcellville, Virginia
  • Washington, Virginia
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Overall System Usage in millions of core hours*

Chart of overall system usage
Overall System Usage Details
Total Time
Combined Total (378 M)
Systems
Owens (205 M)
Pitzer (137 M)
Ruby (36 M)
Type of Usage
Client Usage (244 M)
  • Commercial (36 M)
  • Other Academic (47 M)
  • Ohio State University (160 M)
  • Non-Profit/Government (1 M)
Other Usage (134 M)
  • Downtimes (19 M)
  • Unscheduled (36 M)
  • OSC Internal (1 M)
  • Unused (78 M)

*Core hours: The total number of processor cores used times the hours they are used to complete a job.