EUNIS & GÉANT joint online workshop ‘Cloud Management & Security – how to stay in control’ – 26 April 2024

This workshop will take place on 26 April 2024, from 10:00 to 12:30 CEST, and it is jointly organised by GÉANT and EUNIS – the European University Information Systems organisation. Working in the cloud presents enormous advantages for R&E institutions and community members, but it can also pose particular challenges. To start with, the cloud comes at a loss of direct control over specific locations and hardware; it can sometimes mean more complicated and ambiguous ownership and responsibility for services, software and data; as well as dispersed access and usage protocols and security measures. Keeping control is one of the main challenges of using the cloud as a secure service environment. During this workshop, different universities...

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Trusted Research Environments (TREs) and Cost Management in the Cloud – Insights from the EUNIS-GÉANT Joint Cloud Workshop

GÉANT and EUNIS (European University Information Systems) recently collaborated in an online workshop, bringing together NRENs and universities to exchange insights on Trusted Research Environments (TREs) and Cloud Cost Management. This joint effort aims to explore shared challenges, leveraging EUNIS’s focus on high-level requirements and GÉANT and NRENs’ ability to build solutions. The collaboration ensures an efficient and insightful exploration of innovative solutions, saving time and resources in addressing common issues faced by the research and education community. Maria Ristkok (co-leader of the GÉANT Cloud Team) and Denise Dittrich (leader of the EUNIS Special Interest Group on Cloud Management) set the stage by...

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EUNIS-GÉANT Joint Cloud Workshop: Trusted Research Environments and cost management – 29 September 2023

GÉANT and EUNIS – the European University Information Systems organisation – will hold a joint online workshop on 29 September 2023, from 10:00 to 12:00 CEST to address the topics of Trusted Research Environments (TRE) and cost management in the cloud. 29 September 2023 10:00 – 12:00 CEST Agenda 10:00 – 10:15 Introduction and Updates from EUNIS and GÉANT (Denise Dittrich, EUNIS; Maria Ristkok, GÉANT Cloud Team) 10:15 – 11:00 Trusted Research Environments (TRE) TRE with AWS Secure environments on AWS for research institutions Q&A 11:00 – 11:45 Cost management in the cloud Cost optimization, billing distribution Accounting and billing: an example with Microsoft Azure Q&A 11:45 – 12:00 Wrap-up and...

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