Taking a researcher ’ s e-Infrastructure to the next level. Nicole Grégoire Internet2 Spring meeting – April 24, 2012. Outline. Community Management @ SURFnet Enlighten Your Research contest Use cases Enlighten Your Research 4. Community Managers Research.
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Internet2 Spring meeting – April 24, 2012
Community Management @ SURFnet
Enlighten Your Research contest
Enlighten Your Research 4
Create awareness about services created in the Gigaport3 program and new possibilities they offer;
Involve users and (virtual) organizations;
Find and create use cases together with early adopters;
Collect user requirements user driven innovation;
Identify and remove barriers for adoption;
Workshops, seminars (SURFacademy)
Market & user surveys
BoD User Group
Support Teams (in collaboration with partners)
Contests (Enlighten Your Research)
A contest for researchers organized by SURFnet.
Users need combination of lightpaths, computing and storage as dynamic resources.
SURFnet’s role does not end with connecting the lightpath; end-to-end guidance is necessary and expected
Commitment between parties involved is a must
Campus infrastructure not always prepared
No budget to prepare campus infrastructure
Take your e-Infrastructure to the next level
Most important is that the desired e-Infrastructure has a clear added value to the research
Requested storage with a maximum of 20 Terabyte;
Requested compute time with a maximum of 20.000 core hours;
Connectivity between the requested locations;
A grant of 10,000 Euro to finance the necessary infrastructure
The main prize winners will be awarded 10,000 Euro award money
The winner of the sustainability prize will be awarded 5,000 Euro award money.
The lightpath sessions were held with the network experts of the institutions involved (10 national locations and 4 international locations)
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