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Internet2 adds new solution to its NET+ Portfolio

August 12th, 2016

Cloud solution offers Internet2 member universities opportunity to optimize campus experience and digital presence

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Internet2 announced that cloud solutions from Acquia, the digital experience company, are now available to member institutions through its NET+ portfolio.

Acquia provides a digital experience platform that empowers higher education institutions of all types and sizes to deliver powerful digital experiences that serve relevant content and engage key audiences including current and prospective students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

The NET+ Acquia offering is now available to Internet2 higher education members. This includes Acquia’s product suite and services, offered at a discount and under the contract terms negotiated by the service validation participants. The NET+ Acquia offering provides a powerful solution to higher education institutions who are looking to tackle their greatest digital challenges.

The following products are now available:
NET+ Acquia Cloud: Universities can take advantage of a secure, fully managed platform to accelerate website deployment, increase business agility, and speed time-to-market.
NET+ Acquia Cloud Site Factory: Universities can drive brand consistency across web properties and manage and govern dozens or hundreds of websites for their campus community from a fully managed platform and unified console.
NET+ Acquia Lift: Universities can implement a digital personalization strategy and deliver targeted experiences across devices and channels.
NET+ Acquia Cloud Edge: Universities can extend the security and performance advantages of the Acquia portfolio to the edge of the distribution network to deliver the best possible visitor experience.

“An extraordinary digital presence is not just expected of today’s best universities, but a critical element of their engagement with students, alumni and the broader community,” said Shel Waggener, Internet2, senior vice president of NET+ services. “The Acquia Platform helps our members effectively build, deliver, manage, and optimize their digital experiences. Their strong track record of quality, security, and top notch features makes Acquia’s Platform the perfect tool to support the dynamic needs of our community.”

“Colleges and universities are under immense pressure to deliver greater levels of success with fewer resources amid a complex and changing industry environment. Achieving digital excellence is a critical component of overall institutional success, and Acquia is proud to provide this strategic offering to Internet2 member universities,” said Tim Bertrand, chief revenue officer at Acquia. “From admissions to student engagement and alumni outreach, the NET+ Acquia offering is uniquely positioned to support innovation across a wide array of campus digital initiatives.”

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