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Some partner organizations within the XSEDE Federation fall within the Service Provider designation. Multiple types of Service Providers are defined in the XD Service Providers Forum: Charter, Membership, and Governance document available on the XSEDE Project Documents page in order to encourage participation in the Federation and to balance the need for clear expectations of service levels with the desire to be flexible. The overarching goal of the XF with respect to service providers is to encourage service providers to bring new and innovative services to XSEDE while not being overly burdensome with respect to process and requirements. Clearly defined service levels and an operational framework for partnering relationships encourage broader participation, expand the services available to the community, and form the underpinnings of a pervasive national cyberinfrastructure ecosystem.

Agendas & Minutes

Next meeting:


 September 6, 2018 @ 1PM PDT

  1. XSEDE Update (John Towns)
  2. Operations Update Tom Furlani ColdFront presentation (presentation link(Victor Hazlewood)
  3. Draft recommendations for SP Forum members about using RDR and IPF Use of Resource Data Repository (RDR) and Information Publishing Framework (IPF) to describe XSEDE federated resources (JP Navarro)
  4. SP Forum membership and charter discussion (charter link)Charter discussion (Document to be circulated in advance (Shawn Strande)
  5. Other business

Participation Coordinates: