Agenda Prelude Cloud First Highlights 2011 Action plan 2012 CIO wishes1 Cloud & Shared Service Solutions, London, december 12, 2011
Prelude Cloud Computing is inevitable Cloud Computing has penetrated the personal life of Students and Staff Cloud Computing may bring profits to the institutions of Higher Education We must act NOW We must act TOGETHER SURF will facilitate, coordinate, initiate, disseminate SURF Taskforce Cloud Computing2 Cloud & Shared Service Solutions, London, december 12, 2011
Cloud First Public Cloud for commodity services Community Cloud managed by “ourselves” comply with Dutch or EU law develop new common services virtual private cloud On Premises if all else fails Concept Vision published (position paper july 2011) discussed by stakeholders in HE adopted by University Executives (November 8) adopted by SURF executive board (November 26)3 Cloud & Shared Service Solutions, London, december 12, 2011
Highlights 2011 Cloud vendor meetings (what can you do for us?) IAAS pilot SURFnet (GreenQloud) SURFconext collaboration infrastructure Agreement SURF-Google (apps) (EU law, SURFconext coupling) knowledge dissemination (SURFnet/Kennisnet) website www.surf.nl/cloud Sourcing Toolbox (collaboration with CIO council)4 Cloud & Shared Service Solutions, London, december 12, 2011
Action plan 2012 further develop Cloud First strategy (reference architecture, business cases) help institutions to develop a sourcing policy (cloud computing = sourcing option) vendor management and webshop (SURFspot) Further Develop SURFconext (making more services “SURfconext aware”) support institutions implementing Cloud Services develop joint privacy poicy “From Innovation to Implementation” adopted by CIOs December 8, 20115 Cloud & Shared Service Solutions, London, december 12, 2011
CIO wishlist pilots and sandbox environments keep the Boards committed manage expectations allow variation in adoption speed (each institution their own road into the cloud) Sense of Urgency: keep up with students and staff (cloud users in their personal life) SURF as a provider of cloud services (IaaS) SURF as “flying cloud doctors”6 Cloud & Shared Service Solutions, London, december 12, 2011
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