The computing support staff is highly coupled to the scientific and technical program of the laboratory.

It provides computing resources and services to help accomplish the lab’s scientific mission. It also supports networking, shared facilities, personal computers and other specialized facilities which do not directly support the scientific program, but also provide support for many of the engineering, technical and administrative needs of the lab.

The range of services offered to the laboratory includes:

  • High speed networks throughout the laboratory and for wide area access to and from the site
  • Electronics and software for control and data acquisition systems
  • Computing for simulation, reconstruction, and data analysis
  • Large disk and robotic storage systems for experiment data
  • General purpose batch and interactive computing
  • General application software and physics software tools
  • Centrally hosted Web Servers
  • Desktop support
  • Central Information systems and services
  • Computer security advice, implementation, and monitoring