New unified communications (UC) capabilities and the increased desire for richer collaboration experiences have led to a fundamental shift in the technology we use for communication.
BiographyJim Jokl is Associate Vice President and Chief Enterprise Architect at the University of Virginia.
He is a member of the Internet 2 Middleware Architecture Council for
Education (MACE) and participates in the Common Solutions Group
(CSG) and other similar organizations. He co-chairs the ACTI Communication Collaboration and Mobility (ACTI-CCM) working group and participates in the InCommon Technical Advisory Group (TAC), including facilitating the TAC PKI subcommittee.
This paper is a joint publication of the ECAR Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI) and Communications Infrastructure and Applications (ECAR-CIA) working groups.
Higher education IT is in the midst of an exciting transformation. The economies of scale, resiliency, flexibility, and agility provided by cloud computing are rendering the construction and maintenance of on-premises data centers obsolete.