I2 Online Workshop Series                  Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform via NET+

Join Internet2, the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) team, and the NET+ GCP early adopters to learn how to adopt and deploy GCP at your institution. The NET+ program for Google Cloud Platform provides key benefits and discounts beyond standard GCP education offerings, while leveraging the capacity of the Internet2 Network connection for enhanced performance and delivery. The program is specifically designed to meet the needs of Internet2 member institutions, featuring exclusive Internet2 pricing, contractual terms, and adds the ability to choose from multiple resellers.

This virtual series shares how the program works, how GCP is different from other clouds, advantages to using GCP via NET+, and how to best get started if you’ve recently signed up for the program. The virtual sessions will feature presenters from campuses implementing NET+ GCP and from technical experts from Google and the reseller community. 


Session Information and Free Registration


General Intro to NET+ GCP

Thursday, May 7, 2020 1PM ET/12PM CT/10AM PT (90 Minutes)

This first session will introduce GCP and the NET+ program, explaining the structure and advantages of the program, and will offer details on how best to use this program on your campus to manage GCP for your constituents.

Speakers: John Bailey, Washington University; Bob Flynn, Indiana University; Joanna Bersin, Google; Doug Burton, Burwood Group; Sara Jeanes and Oren Sreebny, Internet2


Managing GCP on Campus

Thursday, May 14, 2020 1PM ET/12PM CT/10AM PT (60 Minutes)

This second session will provide an overview of how to manage NET+ GCP on your campus, including managing identity, billing, and network integration. The goal for this session is to gain an understanding of GCP integration with existing campus technology.

Speakers: John Bailey, Washington University; Bob Flynn, Indiana University; George Loftus and Linda Roos, Internet2


Security in GCP

Thursday, May 21, 2020 1PM ET/12PM CT/10AM PT (60 Minutes)

This third session will feature a top security expert from Google, offering an overview of security features within GCP, and how to utilize them within your campus security practices. Goal for this session is to gain a better understanding of security features within GCP.

Speaker: Andy Chang, Google


Using GCP in Research

Thursday, May 28, 2020 1PM ET/12PM CT/10AM PT (60 Minutes)

In the final session, we will hear about exciting research projects utilizing GCP to advance science in the real world, along with how to use NET+ GCP to get research credits and utilizing GCP with NIH Strides funding. Goal for this session is to inspire ideas and ways to utilize GCP for Research within Higher Education.

Speakers: Alice Kamens, Google; Jamie Sunderland, Internet2

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