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Image 130 of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 2011-02-22

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

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KENTUCKY see `¢ , l l Looking to the future I Cloud computing • Use vendor data centers and applications on a pay-for-use basis • Excellent for handling overflow (seasonal) and special processing • Depending on cost, can choose either on premise or cloud computing • Currently vvorking on cloud projects in three areas - Student email (ll/Iicrosolt and Google) - Enterprise systems (SAP - Dell) - High performance research computing and storage (Dell) I E-text books • Publishing is quickly going electronic. Text books vvill be follovving • Open educational content uses electronic material created elsevvhere - Suited for common, introductory courses • A combination of open content and electronic access can reduce the costs of text books (vvA slate egllmalea a 25% Boa adoption $7 mllllonlyealln student wings) 1