• LEARN MORE ABOUT THE E&I NATIONAL CLOUD LEADERSHIP AWARDS

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  • Award Categories

    Innovation
    Evaluated based upon innovative and creative use of cloud technologies to address institutional challenges and/or operational efficiencies.

    Collaboration
    Evaluated based on the successful collaboration between one or more individual institutions, or one or more branch campuses within an institutional system using cloud technologies.

    Backup/Disaster Recovery
    Evaluated as the most complete use of cloud technologies to address overall institutional backup and/or disaster recovery needs.

    Cloud Storage
    Evaluated as the most complete use of cloud technologies to address institution-wide administrative and/or academic storage challenges for staff, faculty and/or students.

    Public/Private Cloud Security
    Evaluated as the best application and/or approach to securing institutional public and/or private cloud resources. All detailed technical information on projects will be kept strictly confidential.

    Hybrid IaaS/PaaS
    Evaluated as the best application and design for an institutional hybrid infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service solution.

    Cloud-Based COVID-19 Solution
    Evaluated based on the best application and use of cloud-based technologies to address the challenges currently facing institutions due to COVID-19.

  • History of the E&I National Cloud Leadership Awards

    The E&I National Cloud Leadership Awards originated in 2017 by E&I Cooperative Services as an opportunity to recognize technology leaders and their innovative, cloud-based solutions in higher education. Cloud computing enables students, teachers, administrators, and staff to reliably access information, collaborate, and create and deliver content from anywhere, anytime.

    Past sponsors of the E&I National Cloud Leadership Awards include:

    2019: D2L, Unit4, Workday

    2018: Canon, D2L, DLT, Juniper

    2017: Adobe, CDW-G, Cisco, Microsoft

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