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[I2-NEWS] Internet2 News: NSF grant support, Splunk, Blue Jeans, Trust & Identity and InCommon

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  • From: Todd Sedmak <>
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  • Subject: [I2-NEWS] Internet2 News: NSF grant support, Splunk, Blue Jeans, Trust & Identity and InCommon
  • Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2014 16:32:14 +0000
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Internet2 community: Here's the latest news and information. Regards, Todd Sedmak, Internet2 PR & Media Relations Manager.

Splunk and Internet2 Join Forces to Deliver Operational Intelligence to Higher Education Across the United States


Agreement Enables Unique Subscription Offering to Meet the Needs of Hundreds of Universities, Colleges and Affiliated Non-Profit Entities


SAN FRANCISCO – February 4, 2014 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, and Internet2 today announced a strategic agreement to bring Splunk software to hundreds of potential new higher-education customers. For details, go to


Higher Education Leaders Select Blue Jeans Network to Deliver Video Collaboration to Nearly 250 Universities Nationwide Through The Internet2 NET+ Initiative


Educators, Students and Researchers Benefit from Improved Remote Participation and Access to Distance Learning with Affordable, Easy-to-Use Video Service


MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – January 15, 2014 – Blue Jeans Network, the global leader in interoperable video collaboration services, today announced it has completed the Internet2 NET+ service validation process and can now deliver its cloud based video collaboration platform to nearly 250 universities nationwide over the Internet2 high-speed backbone. Visit for details and subscription information.


Internet2 Receives NSF Grant to Support Small Colleges and Universities for Nationwide Research & Education Platform and Cyberinfrastructure


Program’s First Technical Workshop Feb. 18-19 in Kansas City, Mo


WASHINGTON, D.C.—Jan. 27, 2014--Internet2 announced today that it received a grant for $1.3 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support small colleges and universities that have notable research projects and cyberinfrastructure needs even though the institutions are not primarily research focused. The grant project titled, “Broadening the Reach: Support of Campus Cyberinfrastructure at Non-Research-Intensive and EPSCoR Institutions,” will consist of three workshops and up to 30 campus consulting visits, over two years. To register and learn more, go to


Internet2 Announces Leadership for Trust and Identity in Education and Research Initiative

New members join InCommon Steering, which will expand its role


Emeryville, Calif. – February 7, 2014 -- Internet2 today announced the appointment of several leaders in higher education information technology to the InCommon Steering Committee, which moving forward will serve as the core of the newly expanded Trust and Identity in Education and Research program advisory group. Additionally new members have been appointed to serve on the technical InCommon Assurance Advisory Committee (AAC). In addition to the new members, both committees have new leadership. For more information, visit


Harvey Mudd College Becomes 600th Participant In Internet2’s InCommon Community

Cloud, Certificates, Trust and Identity All Factors in Decision


Emeryville, CA—Feb. 3, 2014 -- Internet2 is proud to announce its 600th InCommon participant, Harvey Mudd College located in Claremont, California. InCommon, the trust services provider for U.S. education and research, now includes 411 higher education institutions, 30 government and non-profit research centers and agencies, and 159 corporate and non-profit partners. Visit for more information.


PS: Don’t forget to register for the Internet2 2014 Global Summit  April 6-10 in Denver Colorado. 

  • [I2-NEWS] Internet2 News: NSF grant support, Splunk, Blue Jeans, Trust & Identity and InCommon, Todd Sedmak, 02/07/2014

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