Cloud Services & Applications
Shel Waggener updates the 2014 Internet2 Global Summit audience on the latest developments in Internet2 NET+ cloud services, and fills in some details on the turnkey cloud implementation model for R&E with $200M in operating benefit among current adopters.
Each Internet2 NET+ service passes through its own lifecycle—marked by a series of phases.
With sponsorship by members, subscription by members and through regional partners, designed with participating NRENs, Internet2 cloud services are designed for global scale and maximum R&E benefit.
Leveraging the Internet2 Network and enabling services like InCommon federated identity management, the Internet2 NET+ Services team is developing a portfolio of cloud service offerings that bring real value to Internet2 members.
The goal? To create services that are cost-effective, easy to access, simple to administer, and tailored to the unique needs of our community.
Leveraging the cloud successfully requires a lot more than the right technology. It requires the development of a whole range of skills, the adoption of best practices, the implementation of important processes, and training in things like risk contracts...
There's a lot more to this cloud business than meets the eye. But you're not in it alone. We're here to help! Just email.