Transitioning to use of cloud services is becoming commonplace in higher education, but this trend has not been fully tested for research computing.
BiographyCeleste Anderson is the director of the external networking group at the University of Southern California. The external networking group includes the Los Nettos Regional Network, USC colocation services (external) and international internet exchanges; it is part of the USC Information Technology division of Information Technology Services. Celeste is the director of Customer Relations for Pacific Wave and CIIX Internet exchange on behalf of the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC). Along with Alan Whinery of University of Hawaii, Celeste runs the PerfClub support group for perfSONAR implementations. Celeste participates in several working groups within Internet2 and Educause. She was involved with the formation of the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California and has served on many advisory committees within CENIC, including the Business Advisory Council (BAC), the Technical Advisory Council (TAC), the Network Operations Advisory Group (NOC) and other temporary advisory Groups. She has been the CENIC annual conference program chair for the 2001, 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2010 conferences and has led numerous panel discussions. For sixteen years, Celeste worked at USC Information Sciences Institute (ISI), where she worked on various networking projects, wrote several RFCs, and managed the Los Nettos network, the Los Angeles Access Point (LAAP) Internet exchange and ISI Colocation Services. Her involvement with Los Nettos dates back to its formation in 1988.
This paper is a joint publication of the ECAR Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI) and Communications Infrastructure and Applications (ECAR-CIA) working groups.
This series is a publication of the ECAR Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI) Working Group. The topic of big data continues to receive a great deal of publicity because of its promise for opening new avenues of scholarly discovery and commercial opportunity.