Viewpoints on Community Cloud: CIO Perspectives on Migrating from Campus to Cloud Services with NET+

Thursday, October 17 | 2:30PM–3:20PM | Meeting Room 204B
Session Type: Professional Development
CIOs at leading institutions will share their experiences with and the benefits and challenges of implementing cloud services individually and as part of the Internet2 community effort of the NET+ initiative. Over 300 universities (member institutions and others) are now participating in one or more of the NET+ services. This panel discussion will shared lessons learned in migrating to those services over the past 24 months, with practical experience regarding technical and nontechnical challenges, including how they have worked together with cloud vendors to develop customized services, pricing, and contracting for the higher education community. This session will provide an opportunity for those from a community college, liberal arts school, or large research institution to interact with the presenting CIOs.


  • Eric Denna

  • Bruce Maas

    Honorary Fellow-Information School, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Shel Waggener

    President, University of California, Berkeley