Any NIH Institute, Center or Office (ICO) or NIH-funded researcher is eligible to take part in the STRIDES Initiative. Participation and corresponding benefits can vary depending on how the researcher’s home institution interacts with STRIDES and our Cloud Service Provider (CSP) partners.
Before requesting a STRIDES account, be sure you know the information listed below.
Identify a Cloud Solution
Establish Account Type
Once you’ve identified your preferred CSP, then you need to determine which type of STRIDES account you need: NIH-employed or NIH-funded. See Account Type.
Now that you have identified your preferred CSP and determined your account type, it’s time to request your account.
- For AWS, email FPT_NIH_STRIDES@4points.com.
- For Azure, email MSSTRIDES@microsoft.com.
- For GCP, email NIHSTRIDES@carahsoft.com.