Cloud Computing & SaaS


XSEDE and Aristotle Cloud Federation Offer Joint Cloud Implementation Service

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment is partnering with the Aristotle Cloud Federation to help institutions deploy the OpenStack cloud on their campuses.

AWS Intros Cloud Ambassador Program

Amazon Web Services is investing in educators who use the cloud and distributed computing in their classrooms through a promotional credits program.

California CCs to Move to Cloud-Based Library Management Platform

Almost every institution in the California Community Colleges system will be adopting the same cloud-based, systemwide library services platform. The goal is to connect every student to the "most useful, high quality resources" through a uniform application. The platform is expected to replace the various library systems currently in use by participating community colleges in the state and is built on two products produced by ExLibris, which specializes in content applications for higher education.

NSF Funds Indiana U Jetstream Cloud Through 2020

Indiana University's Research Technologies center has received $1.3 million from the National Science Foundation to fund operations for the Jetstream research computing cloud through 2020.

Putting Advanced Computing Power Within Reach

Indiana University led the creation of an on-demand cloud platform that extends scientific and research computing resources to more higher education communities.



ASU Launches Hub for Smart City Innovation

Arizona State University is partnering with Amazon Web Services to create the ASU Smart City Cloud Innovation Center to build smarter communities in the Phoenix area.

Microsoft Promotes Azure as Alternative to Physical Computer Labs

Microsoft is hoping to replace the concept of the physical computer lab on campus with its cloud-based version. The company already has DevTest Labs for test environments. Now it's promoting Azure Lab Services to enable a campus to set up an environment, provision Windows or Linux virtual machines, install the software and tools that are needed and make them available to users.

Dartmouth Joins Aristotle Cloud Federation

Dartmouth University has joined the Aristotle Cloud Federation, the federated cloud-based research computing project established by Cornell University and its partners, the University at Buffalo and the University of California, Santa Barbara.

AWS Appliance Connects On-Premises Apps to AWS Storage Services

Amazon Web Services has put its Storage Gateway — for connecting on-premises applications to AWS storage services — into a hardware appliance.

From Disaster Recovery to a New Outlook on Learning

For Puerto Rico's Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, the process of restoring campus systems after Hurricane Maria led to new opportunities for active learning and community engagement.

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