|Resource||Member Rates CAD/hr||Non-Member Rates CAD/hr|
|First 10 hours||After First 10 hours|
|Principal Research Engineer||100||325||150|
|Data Centre Use||100||325||150|
|Computational Resource Usage||75||325||150|
Cost of materials, travel, and other expenses are billed at actuals A project administration fee @ 10% of labour cost is charged Taxes, extra, as applicable Invoice is issued at signing or receipt of purchase order (prepaid model)
1. Access to research personnel and facilities
Access to $25,000 worth of CIRC services at no additional cost, and more services at discounted member rates. Note that this does not include cost for materials, travel, or any out-of-pocket expenses incurred by CIRC in the conduct of those projects. The latter will be invoiced at actuals.
2. Strategic technology development
Through a seat on the Advisory Board, members can shape the future of technology in the data centre space by influencing strategic decisions concerning short and long term projects. Such projects are typically sponsored or heavily subsidized by the Federal and Provincial Governments.
3. Networking with thought leaders
CIRC is building a global team of thought leaders in the data centre industry spanning the entire value chain, comprised of component manufacturers, OEMs, vendors, suppliers, service providers, researchers, and end-users of a highly diversified milieu. All stakeholders will convene on organized annual meetings, and will be connected through various electronic media in between.
4. Radar for current state-of-the-art
The CIRC team is continuously monitoring the global technology horizon, and maintains a knowledge base of the cutting-edge in developments. This knowledge is accessible to all members. Brief reports on the use of such technology to solve specific problems are prepared on request.