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IaaS+ Community Launch Workshop

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120 NREN cloud managers and suppliers attended an online workshop on May 27th 2021 to to launch the IaaS+ Framework for the GÉANT community. The purpose of the workshop brought GÉANT-member NRENs and suppliers together to introduce and clarify the processes, responsibilities and the concept, to share ideas, learn more about the service portfolio and raise awareness.

Topics covered an introduction to the IaaS+ Framework, researcher vouchers, the role and responsibilities of the Contract Management Group, NREN Cloud Support Team, NRENs, and  NREN Country Cloud Manager.

The presentations delivered are below:

  1. In a Nutshell 
  2. Contract Management Group
  3. Cloud Adoption 
  4. NRENs & Cloud Service Delivery Managers
  5. Funding 

Suppliers gained new insight into the how the NREN community operates, and different role they play. A lively Q&A followed and opend opportunity for continued discussions.