S3IT focuses on the usage of standardized software solutions, mainly open-source, to cover for the general needs of research groups. This includes the software packages and tools listed in the following.

ElastiCluster, a tool to create and manage computing clusters on cloud infrastructures and GC3Pie, a Python library to submit batch jobs to clusters and and combine several applications in a dynamic workflow, are open-source software packages currently maintained by S3IT.

Multiple additional software packages are supported by Zentrale Informatik.