• 2019 Cloud leadership Award Winners

OVERALL WINNER

University of Michigan/Unizin Consortium Partnership

The University of Michigan/Unizin Consortium Partnership received the Best Overall Winner award for building My Learning Analytics. This cloud-native platform integrates data from the teaching and learning tool ecosystem and transforms it into a common data dashboard model.

OVERALL RUNNER-UP

The California State University System

The California State University System received the Best Overall Runner-Up award for establishing a Cloud Acceleration Center, which creates a collaborative environment to help campuses migrate to the cloud faster while building a shared services model.

A total of 12 awards across 6 categories were given. Here they are:

CATEGORY 1

Innovation

Evaluated based on the creative use of cloud technologies to address institutional challenges and/or operational efficiencies

  • Winner: Stanford Medicine
  • Runner-up: The George Washington University

CATEGORY 2

Collaboration

Evaluated based on the use of cloud technologies to address collaboration between one or more individual institutions, or one or more branch campuses within an institutional system

  • Winner: University of Michigan/University of Minnesota/Internet2 Partnership
  • Runner-up: Concordia University-Portland

CATEGORY 3

Backup/Disaster Recovery

Evaluated based on the most complete use of cloud technologies to address overall institutional backup and or disaster recovery needs

  • Winner: Bentley University
  • Runner-up: University of the Virgin Islands

CATEGORY 4

Cloud Storage

Evaluated based on the complete use of cloud technologies to address institution-wide administrative and academic storage challenges for staff, faculty and/or students

  • Winner: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Runner-up: The University of Arizona

CATEGORY 5

Public/Private Cloud Security

Evaluated based on the best application and/or approach to securing institutional public and/or private cloud resources

  • Winner: University of Notre Dame
  • Runner-up: Indiana University

CATEGORY 6

Hybrid Iaas/Paas

Evaluated based on the best application and design for an institutional infrastructure and platform as a service solution

  • Winner: Kansas State University
  • Runner-up: Penn State University

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