Shared Resources in the Cloud: Leveraging Local Networks to Build Infrastructure, Services, and Community

Wednesday, October 26 | 10:30AM–11:20AM | Meeting Room 204B, Level Two
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Multi-Campus Perspective Panel, Talk Show
Colleges and universities in Pennsylvania are using existing statewide infrastructure and partnerships to provide valuable new services, programs, and campus network upgrades to their institutions. In particular, we will discuss cloud-based video collaboration services, digital repository services, and campus network infrastructure upgrades through the NSF Campus Cyber Infrastructure program.

Outcomes: Gain a clearer understanding of the role of state/regional research education networks in fostering collaboration *Understand how colleges/universities can save money on aggregate/consortial purchasing of cloud-based services *Identify national resources and funding opportunities available for innovative national network programs


  • Patti Campbell

  • Carrie Rampp

    Vice President & CIO, Franklin & Marshall College
  • Jim Stasik

    Director of Enterprise Infrastructure Services, Montgomery County Community College
  • Brian Stengel

    IT Service Owner, University of Pittsburgh