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03
Oct
2022

Catching Up on the Cloud: Fall 2022

By Sean O’Brien

Internet2 NET+ and Other Cloud Program Updates New Season. New Resources. New Opportunities.  American journalist and author Jim Bishop described autumn as “having more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” His description seems apt as I reflect on all the new initiatives and golden opportunities we’re making…

03
Oct
2022

Kion Checks the Top Boxes

By Bob Flynn

Internet2 Releases New NET+ Service The Internet2 NET+ team is excited to announce the release of NET+ Kion, one of the leading cloud enablement solution providers. In response to calls from the research and education community for account automation, cost management, and security monitoring tools for cloud enablement across AWS,…

28
Sep
2022

CLASS Essentials for Research

By Amanda Tan

Check Out the Fall 2022 Session Lineup CLASS Essentials provides learners with high-level, hands-on experiences for using the cloud to accelerate their scientific computing. Participants will gain an immersive experience on the basic concepts of cloud computing and will leave the program with knowledge of how to compute,…

26
Sep
2022

How to Deploy Cloud Services Faster, Save Cost, and Manage Risk – Together

By Amber Rasche

Key Perspectives From Community Cloud Experts Despite the growing prevalence of new cloud services at higher ed institutions large and small, opportunities remain to smooth out the path for procuring and deploying them. In reality, many obstacles persist for the procurement and enterprise IT staff who are at the helm…

12
Sep
2022

Internet2 Cloud Connect Expands to Include Oracle Cloud

By Linda Roos, Internet2 senior director for State and Regional Networks, and Matt Zekauskas, Internet2 senior engineer

The Internet2 Cloud Connect (I2CC) service now includes 100 Gbps connections in Ashburn, Virginia, and Dallas, Texas, to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) via OCI FastConnect.  I2CC is available to research and education (R&E) institutions connected to the Internet2 network. The service…

07
Sep
2022

NET+ Cloud Services Has a New Front Door

By Sean O’Brien

Have you seen our new front door? We’ve engaged with stakeholders to revisit, clarify, and repackage the reasons why Internet2 members and participants find the NET+ Program so useful and how research and education institutions benefit when adopting Cloud Services through NET+. Much has changed in the past 10 years…

24
Aug
2022

Pushing the Envelope: The Power of DocuSign’s API

By Dana Voss

The Internet2 NET+ DocuSign program has entered its seventh year, and it is one of the first five programs to join the NET+ program back in 2015. It comes as no surprise that some higher education institutions are pushing the envelope (pun intended!) when it comes to their use…

24
Aug
2022

Get Your Game On! NET+ Hosts AWS Game Day at TechEX22

By Bob Flynn

If you’re up for an engrossing, wild ride that’s outrageous fun, then you’re ready for AWS Game Day @ TechEX 2022. AWS Game Day is “collaborative learning exercise that tests skills in implementing AWS solutions to solve real-world problems in a gamified, risk-free environment.”  Internet2…

22
Aug
2022

What You Should Know About Multicloud

By Amber Rasche

6 Questions for Matt Zekauskas, Internet2 Senior Engineer Matt Zekauskas Matt Zekauskas is well known in the research and education (R&E) community as a wearer of many hats – Internet2 senior engineer, research scientist, perfSONAR contributor, and this year’s chair of SCinet, the SC Conference’s volunteer-built…