Cloud Service Procurement and Contracting: Lessons from Internet2 NET+

Thursday, October 29 | 5:30PM–6:20PM | Meeting Room 231-232
Session Type: Professional Development

This panel will discuss issues in procuring and contracting cloud services and the impact that community committees can have in "negotiating once." Learn how legal counsel and procurement specialists from higher ed institutions have developed standard contracts and approaches to procurement that are providing best practices to our community.

Outcomes: Understand how community-based negotiating provides better cloud contracting and procurement * Learn how to participate in the "community cloud" process of the Internet2 NET+ program


  • Jerry Grochow

    Research Affiliate, Sloan School of Mgmt, MIT
  • Jill Schunk

    Associate Vice President, Procurement Services, Indiana University
  • Jack Suess

    Vice President of IT & CIO, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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