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Jan
2022

CI Compass Supports NSF Major Facilities SAGE, GAGE in Search for Best Cloud Computing Solution

By Christina Clark, Research Communications Specialist, CI Compass / Notre Dame Research / University of Notre Dame

Data storage, processing, and sharing are ongoing challenges, especially for research facilities. For National Science Foundation-funded (NSF) Major Facilities, processing data captured “at the edge,” sometimes in very remote locations, and disseminating it to their communities can be costly and difficult to maintain. Additionally, each Major Facility (MF) is in…

21
Dec
2021

Secrets to Cloud Computing Adoption at Higher Education Institutions

By Amanda Tan, Internet2 Research Engagement Program Manager

As 2021 comes to a close, we are excited to announce that the Cloud Learning and Skills Sessions (CLASS) program is in the process of completing its third cohort! To celebrate and share, we held an I2 Online panel discussion about CLASS on December 9, a…

14
Dec
2021

Join the Conversation to Help Select Future NET+ Services

By Tara Gyenis, NET+ Program Development Manager

As we enter the second decade of the NET+ program, you may wonder what new services will emerge to support the higher ed and research community in its cloud journey. In 2021 several new NET+ programs were launched, including NET+ Google Workspace for Education, which will close the year…

06
Dec
2021

Explore the Internet2 Cloud Scorecard Pilot Directory!

By Tara Gyenis, NET+ Program Development Manager

In the rapidly evolving cloud landscape, we recognize that the research and education community needs efficient means to identify and assess cloud services for compliance, security and technology requirements specific to higher education and research. Loren Malm, CIO of Ball State University, expressed the sentiment of many in our…

10
Nov
2021

Internet2 NET+ Quarterly Update: Fall 2021

By Tara Gyenis, Internet2 NET+ Program Development Manager

NET+ Turns 10! The Internet2 NET+ Program has had many accomplishments to be proud of in the past 10 years, as the community came together to address challenges in adopting cloud services. With the rapidly expanding cloud service landscape, the NET+ Program continues to evolve to meet the needs of…

08
Nov
2021

Creating Equitable Learning in a Virtual (or HyFlex) World

By Tara Gyenis, Internet2 NET+ Program Development Manager

When Jason Smith of the University of Washington approached the Internet2 NET+ team with a suggested topic to present at EDUCAUSE 2021, there were endless possible directions we could take. The topic? Creating Equitable Learning in a Virtual (or HyFlex) World. Fortunately, the panel drove us…

01
Nov
2021

NET+ Community Reflects on a Decade of Service and Issues a Call to Action

By Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

Community leaders discussed a history of collaboration and how to evolve the NET+ program to meet new demands and support a changing workforce. On October 21 the research and education cloud community gathered virtually to celebrate the NET+ Program Turns 10 milestone and discuss what to…

21
Oct
2021

Cloud Forum Comes to Internet2 TechEXtra21, Nov 16-18

By Bob Flynn, Internet2 Program Manager

Since 2015, the Cornell Cloud Forum has been the place where higher education cloud leadership meets to share their successes and failures, ask tough questions, and seek consensus on best practices. The event is put on by higher education for higher education and generously hosted by…