In this issue of the NET+ Cloud Highlights Newsletter, see resources from the recent Cloud Security webinar, review core methods of AWS adoption, and learn about the newly available NET+ Acquia service.

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NET+ Duo

NET+ DocuSign's Digital Transaction Management platform is helping the R&E community keep processes 100% digital from start to finish—reducing completion time, administration and overhead, and data errors. NET+ DocuSign is in Early Adopter status and available to any Internet2 member institution.

Webinar Resources: Managing Campus Cloud Risk—Key Security & Identity Strategies

NET+ Security & IdentityAccess the webinar resources including recording and slides from the recent webinar. Internet2 member campuses shared strategies and experiences to decrease cyber security vulnerabilities in the Cloud and create a more secure cyber-culture at their institutions through the peer-driven and standards-based Internet2 NET+ initiative. Learn about four high-value NET+ security and identity strategies:
  • Operational Intelligence with NET+ Splunk at Baylor University
  • Password Management with NET+ LastPass at Duke University
  • Digital Transaction Management with NET+ Docusign at UCSF, and;
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) management with NET+ ICE at the University of Michigan

4 Methods of Amazon Web Services Adoption

NET+ Microsoft

Read the new blog post describing four deployment methods that have been facilitated for campuses subscribing to NET+ Amazon Web Services by DLT after a year of availability and nearly 50 campuses subscribing.

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Internet2 Adds Acquia to NET+ Portfolio


See the full release announcing the new digital experience platform, Acquia—now available through Internet2 NET+. Through the work of member institutions, Acquia is customized for higher education to deliver powerful digital experiences that serve relevant content and engage students, faculty, staff, and alumni.  Learn more about NET+ Acquia

Now Available – IPv6 Support for Amazon S3

NET+ Splunk

Now available in AWS Marketplace: Objects in Amazon S3 buckets are now accessible via IPv6 addresses via new “dual-stack” endpoints, but in order to start accessing your content via IPv6, you need to switch to new dual-stack endpoints. 

SIU Carbondale Selects NET+ OneCampus

NET+ OneCampus

See the full release as SIU Carbondale announces it will consolidate complex campus functions in one convenient place for over 22,000 students, faculty and staff with NET+ OneCampus--a service discovery portal with lightweight technology from rSmart, designed to help schools move away from heavy, expensive, locally-managed software. Learn more about NET+ OneCampus


2016 Technology Exchange

2016 Technology Exchange

The annual Internet2 Technology Exchange is a premier technical event in the global R&E community, convening the community’s technology visionaries—including chief technologists, scientists, engineers, architects, operators and students from around the U.S. and the globe. Register to attend the upcoming Technology Exchange in Miami, September 25-28.

Featured NET+ Service provider user group sessions:

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NET+ Program Review and GEN2 Webinar Recordings


Since 2012, the peer-driven Internet2 NET+ initiative has been focused on identification, development, and stewardship of secure, reliable, and cost-effective cloud solutions for higher education. Last year, the program completed a full community review, which provided outstanding guidance on how to tune the initiative to meet the fast growing and evolving landscape of cloud offerings. Hosted by members of the NET+ Program Advisory Group, access the recorded webinars to learn more about these changes that will provide new benefits and resources in adopting Cloud Solutions.

Webinar 1: NET+ Finance Review and GEN2 Program Introduction 

Webinar 2: NET+ Public Procurement

NET+ SkySync—Free Trial and New Pricing Model


See details of a new free trial and pricing model for the Internet2 NET+ SkySync service—a piece of middleware technology that enables higher education institutions to tightly integrate and sync or migrate files across 30+ on-premises and cloud storage services. Members and NET+ subscribers receive up to 30 days and 300GB of File Transfer/Sync at no cost with a 50% discount on current NET+ SkySync services.

NET+ Splunk  - Free Training to ALL Internet2 Members!

NET+ Splunk

Access full details and registration for NET+ Splunk training announced earlier this year. The NET+ Advisory Board, working with our partners at Splunk, have developed a training offering tailored to support students, faculty, and staff who work with unstructured data. That program, worth more than $2,500 at education discount, is available at no cost only through February 28, 2017. Your campus is encouraged to join the over 3,000 colleagues across the Internet2 community that have already taken advantage of this program.

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