Swan, and Attic each have a dedicated transfer server with 10 Gb/s connectivity that allows for faster data transfers than the login nodes. With Globus Connect, users can take advantage of this connection speed when making large/cumbersome transfers.
Those who prefer scp, sftp or rsync clients can also benefit from this high-speed connectivity by using these dedicated servers for data transfers:
Because the transfer servers are login-disabled, third-party transfers
attic-xfer must be done via Globus Connect.