Cloud News from the R&E Community

Zoom – Supporting Education with online learning solutions
Zoom is a video first communications platform that provides both free accounts (Basic Plan) and paid Education Specific licenses (EDU
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Cloud Services for the R&E Community in the Shadow of the COVID-19 Pandemic
To support NRENs and institutions during the Covid-19 pandemic, the GÉANT cloud team has assembled a list of the free cloud offers from
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AWS and Kaltura providing support for Universities
Amazon understands that having school children and university students at home, online and video learning may be key as this
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Microsoft’s Commitment to customers during COVID-19
Microsoft’s mission is to empower every student and teacher on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft Teams and Microsoft solutions
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Google support for Education and Research institutions – COVID-19
As many educational institutions are facing or planning for closures due to COVID-19, the Google for Education and the Google
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Cloud workshop brings together major providers and EaP and EU research and education networks
Cloud managers from European research and education networks and leading cloud suppliers came together for a range of training activities
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Cloud Strategy Guide for Institutions
Cloud services present research and education institutions with many opportunities and benefits but also with significant challenges and risks. The
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2-day Cloud Workshop for NREN cloud managers
The goal of the training is to raise awareness of cloud technology and building of cloud capability in Europe through
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Community Collaboration, Outreach and Training Across the Globe
Representatives from the GÉANT Cloud team participated in outreach and training events throughout the year. The last quarter of 2019
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LMS Update
After much deliberation and surveys indicating insufficient demand, it was decided to table the planned pan-European Learning Management Tender (LMS)
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An Eye on Real-time WebRTC Service for Research, Education and Arts Communities
An exciting development from the GÉANT project is the successful launch of the eduMEET WebRTC web-conferencing platform. Designed and developed
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Oracle Cloud Services – Create Tomorrow, Today!
With more than 30 years of experience in academia and over 11,000 higher education customers, Oracle has a history of
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Cloud Highlights from the Largest Networking Conference in Europe
Cloud user stories, vendor workshops and discussions: A recap of some of the most well-attended and popular TNC19 sessions From
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Google Webinar: Information Security, Privacy & Data Protection in the Cloud 6th June 2019
Institutions want to move to the Cloud but often have questions about security, privacy and data redundancy. Learn some of
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Microsoft Azure and Azure in Research update with Q&A. 16 June @TNC19 14:00-15:00
Brad Tipp, Microsoft Higher Education Research Director, and Mark Fitzsimons, Western Europe Education Azure lead, will discuss the latest Azure
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Increasing cloud usage in European Research and Education via GÉANT
300 institutions in 18 European countries are using the GÉANT Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) framework agreements to access market
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Reaching for the Clouds
Building a Single Market for Cloud Services As the GN4-2 project came to a close in December 2018, it is
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OCRE enables easy cloud usage through the European Open Science Cloud
The Open Clouds for Research Environments project (OCRE), aims to accelerate cloud adoption in the European research community, by bringing
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Successful Cloud & IaaS Workshop at EaPEC 2018 Conference
Despite the heavily armed security detail watching over President Erdoğan’s departure and the blocked roads surrounding the venue, nearly 20
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Webinar: Powering Collaboration on Campus and Beyond with Dropbox
25/10/18 13:00 CET Join us for this 45-minute webinar on how Dropbox powers and enables those in research and education
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