Building an Academic Cloud for 500,000 Users

Vogl, R., Angenent, H., Rudolph, D., Thoring, A., Schild, C., Stieglitz, S. & Meske, C.


Zusammenfassung
Under the brand name "sciebo - the Campuscloud" (derived from "science box") a consortium of more than 20 research and applied science universities started a large scale cloud service for about 500,000 students and researchers in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most populous state. Starting with the much anticipated data privacy compliant sync & share functionality, sciebo offers the potential to become a more general cloud platform for collaboration and research data management which will be actively pursued in upcoming scientific and infrastructural projects. This project report describes the formation of the venture, its targets and the technical and the legal solution as well as the current status and the next steps.

Schlüsselwörter
IT infrastructure; Project Report; cloud Services; cloud storage; collaboration; cooperative project; information infrastructure; university IT



Publikationstyp
Aufsatz (Zeitschrift)

Begutachtet
Ja

Publikationsstatus
Veröffentlicht

Jahr
2015

Fachzeitschrift
eleed

Band
11

Sprache
Englisch

ISSN
1860-7470

Gesamter Text

Affiliierungen
Westfaelische Universitaet Muenster