About Tera Insights

Tera Insights, a University of Florida Research Computing partner, is an engineering firm specializing in secure research platforms and large data processing co-founded by Dr. Alin Dobra.

Dr. Dobra serves as the CEO of Tera Insights. He is an associate professor at the University of Florida in the Computer Science Department. His main research interests are approximate processing of database queries and foundations of data-mining and machine learning. He received his PhD from Cornell University in 2003.


In partnership with the Univerity of Florida, Tera Insights developed tiCrypt. tiCrypt is a browser-based application used to securely share and store data and deploy virtual machines for secure computation and analysis —all while meeting compliance regulations for NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, and certain CMMC levels.
tiCrypt Website

Case studies

White Paper
The tiCrypt security white paper.
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University of Florida
Use cases and overview of how University of Florida deployed tiCrypt.
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University of Maryland, College Park
The combined Tera Insights and Nutanix solution delivers required security standards to qualify for potential federal grants.
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