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30
Nov
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – November 2021 Edition

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

This monthly feature spotlights timely community stories from Internet2 members, celebrating their achievements and sharing important announcements around their efforts to fulfill their research, education, and scholarship missions. This Week Texas A&M HPRC Builds Computing Partnerships With Community CollegesArecibo Observatory Documentary Debuts…

24
Nov
2021

Are You Ready for the New eduroam?

By Sara Jeanes, eduroam Product Manager

eduroam is expanding and changing to serve K-12. Internet2 is moving all subscribers to a cloud-forward architecture and new configuration management portal. We are providing weekly updates on the transition. You may find more information on our Weekly Progress wiki. Briefly, here is what you need…

22
Nov
2021

Community Engagement 101: Internet2 Industry Membership Has More Benefits Than You Know

By Amber Walters, Community Success Coordinator, Industry Engagement

Part three of a series of blog posts exploring opportunities to connect with the community as part of your Internet2 Industry membership Internet2 Industry membership offers a variety of ways to connect with key decision makers in the research and education (R&E) community and generate new business opportunities. But…

22
Nov
2021

Lightning Lounge Recap: University of Montana’s Autonomous Aerial Systems Office Uses Oracle Cloud to Put Out the Fire

By Mary Olson, Strategic Program Lead, Oracle Education & Research

Although my background is in higher education technology, I had to quickly develop some fast-talking auctioneer skills as a guest participant in the Sept. 30, 2021, Internet2 Industry Lightning Lounge seminar. (Watch the recording of the event.) Every few months, Internet2 gives industry vendors an…

19
Nov
2021

Automation and Orchestration No Longer a ‘Nice to Have’ for Internet2’s Next Generation Infrastructure

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Chris Wilkinson and Karl Newell Chris Wilkinson is the network services director of planning and architecture at Internet2, and Karl Newell is the network software architect at Internet2. In this Q&A, Chris and Karl discuss how software-driven automation and orchestration sets Internet2’s Next Generation Infrastructure apart from any previous version…

17
Nov
2021

Grab Your Popcorn! Select CAMP Week Videos Now Available Through IAM Online

By Netta Caligari, InCommon Community Success Manager

Ready for an IAM movie night? InCommon + GÉANT’s 2021 CAMP Week is all wrapped up, but the party’s still going! To allow the broader community access to some of the incredibly insightful content from our virtual conference, we happily announce the release of three stellar presentations, ready to view…

15
Nov
2021

News from the Grouper Project

By Chris Hyzer, University of Pennsylvania and Chair of the Grouper Project

We’re excited to share recent developments in the Grouper project. Grouper is an enterprise group and access management system that simplifies access management by letting you use the same group or role in many places in your organization. Grouper is part of the…

12
Nov
2021

The Time to Meet InCommon Baseline Expectations 2 Requirements is Fast Approaching

By David St. Pierre Bantz, University of Alaska / InCommon Community Trust & Assurance Board, and Albert Wu, InCommon Federation Service Manager

InCommon Participants established the InCommon Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation in 2018 as a means to increase trust and interoperability among InCommon federation participants and to define what they expect of each other, and of InCommon Operations. The second iteration of Baseline Expectations (Baseline Expectations 2, or BE2) was…