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Zoom

overview
Service Type:
Video, Voice & Collaboration
Phase:
Early Adopter - Quickstart
Eligible Subscribers:
Internet2 Member or Other R&E Participant
Sponsors:
University of Notre Dame
Email:
bfineman@internet2.edu
Contact:
Ben Fineman

Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, group messaging, and a software-defined conference room solution into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and wireless screen-sharing experience across Windows, Mac, Chrome OS, Linux, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Zoom Rooms, and H.323/SIP room systems. Founded in 2011, Zoom's mission is to make video and web conferencing frictionless.

 

 

features

Internet2 NET+ Zoom makes collaborating with other educators and administrators easy. It will allow your school to expand its impact across geographies to reach more students and offer new learning opportunities by including guest lecturers from literally anywhere.

  • HD Video and Audio Conferencing: Up to 50 people can participate in your standard meeting (Large meetings scale to 500 participants)
  • Desktop / Application Sharing: One-click HD screen sharing – even share videos with ease!
  • Video Breakout Rooms: Create up to 50 smaller teams to collaborate with and learn from one another, all within the same meeting or training session
  • Co-Annotation: Draw directly on the shared screen so that notations are visible to all attendees
  • Recording of Meetings / Class Sessions: Save your session with MP4 and M4A recording for students to watch later
  • Mobile Apps: iOS, Android & Blackberry
  • Closed Captioning: Ensure all guests can participate equally
  • Group Messaging: Send text and voice messages, files or images with class groups or individuals
  • Dashboards / Management Tools: View information ranging from overall usage to live in-meeting data
  • LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability): Schedule meetings with you course activity (works with Moodle, Canvas, Desire2Learn and Blackboard)
  • REST API: Incorporate meetings into LMS, web applications and websites
  • Easy User Management and Single Sign-on: Use your .edu URL for single sign-on. Create SSO with SAML or OAuth. Easily manage users based on your domain names
  • Security: Complete end-to-end 256-bit AES encryption

Optional Add-ons to Match Your Needs

  • Video Webinars: Registration, reporting, Q&A, polling and more for up to 10,000 attendees; option for recurring webinars
  • Zoom Rooms: Simplify classroom set up for video conferencing. Works on Mac, PC and interactive touchscreen displays
  • Zoom Room Connector: Interoperability to extend your H.323/SIP systems to the cloud
  • Zoom Meeting Connector: Hybrid Cloud Service to run meetings on-premise. Meetings are scheduled in the public cloud, while meeting traffic stays in your campus network
  • Premium Audio: Zoom includes VoIP and global dial-in. Add integrated global toll-free telephone calling or use your own 3rd party audio provider
  • Healthcare / Telemedicine options for HIPPA Compliance. Zoom offers a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) to enable HIPPA-compliant usage.
faq

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Visit the Overview tab for updates as they become available. Have a question not answered here? Send an email to netplus@internet2.edu.

What is Zoom?

Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, group messaging, and a software-defined conference room solution into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and wireless screen-sharing experience across Windows, Mac, Chrome OS, Linux, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Zoom Rooms, and H.323/SIP room systems. Founded in 2011, Zoom's mission is to make video and web conferencing frictionless. Eric S. Yuan, founder and CEO, is a web conferencing industry leader who was the heart and soul of the WebEx product from 1997 to 2011. Eric left WebEx in 2011 with an all star engineering team to build the next generation of online video conferencing. Zoom's engineers have over 900 years of combined experience working on real-time collaboration software.

Why Choose Zoom?

Zoom has built the most innovative video conferencing solution with the world's most talented team. Wainhouse Research gave Zoom a thorough examination and said, "Mostly we like the fact that Zoom calls always work - no matter what.” A 3rd party ask our education customers to rate us, and the results were an astounding nod of approval with a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 71, and 95% of respondents ranked Zoom’s quality and reliability as superior to alternative solutions.

What is the relationship between Zoom and Internet2?

Internet2 and Zoom, have partnered to offer preferential pricing, common terms, and a secure trusted framework encouraging university-wide adoption by staff, faculty and students. Everyone in the university can have online video meetings to attend classes, office hours and departmental meetings from any device.
participate

To subscribe to NET+ Zoom:

  1. Review the service offering in the tabs above.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at: netplus@internet2.edu

  2. Fill out the Application

    The application is located is here. You will be required to fill out basic information and identify contact roles so we can get the agreement to you for signature.

    • Information about your organization:
      • Legal Name
      • Internet2 membership status
      • DUNS number
      • A chance to upload your tax exempt certificate ahead of time
    • Lead Contact
    • Accounts Payable Contact
    • Application Submitter
  3. Review the Participation Agreement

    The participation agreement is located is here. this will be sent to the identified "Application Submitter" after the application is received. This contact will fill out the required fields and forward it to the official signatory for final signature.

NOTE: Internet2 requires electronic signatures for legal contracts, unless state law mandates otherwise.