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1 1 April 2014 JISC – SURF Workshop Some thoughts from Internet2 Heather Boyles Heather Boyles

2 Internet2 - organizationally University-led and funded Member dues (200 university, 60+ industry, 40+ other) Major projects – Abilene –User funded Relationship with US government NSF initial funding to universities to connect NSF funding of parts of some work – NMI Other agencies: e.g. DOE labs close ties to universities

3 Partnerships SURF Foundation – Sept 1998 UKERNA and JISC – Feb 1999

4 Internet2 emphases Infrastructure Network –National backbone –Regional/state Network services –Native, high-performance v6 –Native multicast –Measurement infrastructure Middleware –Campus-wide, inter-institutional Collaboration –Initial H.323 infrastructure Applications Science users: HENP, NEESgrid, astronomy, bio/health Teaching and learning – arts/humanities End to End Performance

5 Areas for Collaboration? Infrastructure and Research SURFnet – UKERNA – Internet2 collaboration Native v6 deployment and campus training End to end performance measurement infrastructure Measurement infrastructure current focus Future of interconnection – transport technologies

6 Areas for Collaboration continued ?Education and Electronic Resources Access to electronic resources – motivation behind e.g. Shibboleth project – Shib pilot with content providers Educause, CNI

7 Areas for Collaboration continued Middleware Authorization transport – Internet2 Shibboleth Interoperability with UK, NL implementations? Bridge certificate authority? Digital Rights Management Authorization In education mode at moment – how do higher ed DRM needs differ from Hollywoods? Integration with/support of grid NMI package of software UK, NL software that can be included?

8 Areas for Collaboration continued Organisations and strategies IPR – developing strategy, middleware work pushing this Holding copyright for pieces of software developed as part of I2MI? Strategies related to deployment/training at campus level? Outreach to user community on campus?


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