Intersect Australia Ltd provides highly advanced and specialised eResearch services and solutions in New South Wales, Australia, helping researchers to be more efficient. Intersects main aim is to elevate NSW’s status as a leading research state and to enable global competitiveness in the world of online research.
eResearch refers to the application of advanced information and communication technologies to the practice of research. It enhances existing research processes, making them more efficient and effective, and it enables new kinds of research processes.
The services Intersect provides to its members ranges from human, software and hardware services to high performance computing, project management, software development and software hosting. Intersect also provides researchers with data storage space on Intersect's Research Data Store node.
eMAST collaborates with Intersect on a various levels, with Intersect’s provision of four Virtual Machines hosted on their servers and large data storage capacities on the Research Data Storage Infrastructure (RDSI) playing a central role.