Budget initially thought to be allocated for the RCF for equipment growth and refresh was not provided. Only emergency purchases and minor refresh were done (like replacing dying drives on 4-6 years old hardware to keep it alive) from a farm/processing perspective.

The latest computing resource needs is available at PSN0622 : Computing projections revisited 2014-2019. Even under a modest budget, the resources were dimmed insufficient to meet the need for timely scientific throughput. A new projection based on the non-funding profile of FY15 is not available at this time.