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22
Apr
2022

Thanks to You, We’re on Cloud Nine

By Sean O’Brien

Volunteers are integral to the work we do every day to make a better cloud for the research and education community. During National Volunteer Week (April 17 – 22), we thank NET+ volunteers for all they do to support our efforts.  Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week provides a welcome…

06
Apr
2022

Catching Up on the Cloud: Spring 2022

By Sean O'Brien, Internet2 NET+ Program Director

Internet2 NET+ and Other Cloud Program Updates Making Strides Working with the community, we continue to make strides in providing the research and education community with the best options for implementing cloud services. Since our last update, two important initiatives have come to fruition.  First, earlier this week, we were…

04
Apr
2022

Internet2 Announces Availability of Collaborative Agreement With AWS for NIH Award Recipients to Utilize the STRIDES Initiative

US higher education institutions, Internet2 affiliates, and federal affiliates may now utilize the Internet2 NET+ Amazon Web Services (AWS) agreement to realize the benefits of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiative. As a result,…

10
Mar
2022

NET+ Duo Security Community Prepares to Implement Universal Prompt

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager

Nick Lewis In anticipation of Duo’s release of the Universal Prompt last month, the NET+ Duo Security Service Advisory Board hosted a briefing to help NET+ Duo subscribers prepare to implement this next-generation version of Duo’s interactive, web-based authentication interface. NET+…

07
Mar
2022

Internet2’s Bob Flynn Named 2021 E&I National Cloud Leadership Award Recipient

Congratulations to Bob Flynn, program manager of cloud infrastructure and platform services at Internet2, for being recognized with the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Cloud Leadership Award by E&I Cooperative Services.  Flynn is being recognized for his ongoing commitment to improving technology’s effectiveness across the higher education cloud community. In his acceptance…

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…