In this issue of the NET+ Cloud Highlights Newsletter, register for an upcoming NET+ Security & Identity Portfolio webinar, learn about key considerations for adopting AWS, and access both NET+ Gen2 recorded webinars—addressing program updates and additional resources to assist campuses in adopting Cloud solutions.

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NET+ Canvas

The NET+ Canvas Service now has over 50 subscribers. The cloud-based learning management system includes: migration tools, web services integrations, mobile access support, analytics, ePortfolio and will include additional unique features such as SAML2 federated identity and integrations with other NET+ services.

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

NET+ Security & Identity

Register Now for an informative webinar on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2pm ET, as Internet2 member campuses share 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+. Learn about four 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

Internet2 and Microsoft to Partner on updated NET+ Services

NET+ Microsoft

Learn more and participate in the design of the next generation NET+ Microsoft Cloud program during in-person design sessions in August! NET+ Azure and Office 365 offerings will get a fresh look, and Microsoft has made a commitment to work with Internet2 member campuses on crafting a new NET+ Microsoft Cloud program specifically geared towards meeting the unique needs of researchers in our community.

NET+ Program Review and GEN2 Webinar Recordings

Internet2 NET+

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

Featured News

5 Key Considerations for Adopting Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Read this new blog post to learn about several considerations for adopting AWS that may be helpful—from a full year of availability and nearly 50 campuses subscribing to NET+ Amazon Web Services by DLT.

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.

Cloud Based Campus Discovery Portal Connecting Students with Services and Activities Using their Mobile Devices

NET+ OneCampus

In this article by CEO/CFO interviews, rSmart CEO Tony Potts explains the origins of the OneCampus service discovery portal, and how the interface is being embraced across higher education to replace legacy portals with an interface that saves people time and gets them to the services and the activities that they need faster.

Learn more about NET+ OneCampus

DLT now holds GovCloud competency in AWS


DLT, provider of NET+ AWS is recognized by AWS for technical proficiency and proven customer success.

Learn more about NET+ AWS by DLT


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 Resources

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.