Network and Security Operation Center (NOC And SOC) -as-a-Service Grant
Type of Grant: In-Kind Software and Services
Eligible Award Amount: Up To $50,000 Over 5 Years
Application Deadline Extended Until: January 6, 2021
CAMPUS CONSORTIUM GRANT PROGRAM OVERVIEW
It is the mission of the Consortium to help institutions use technology to achieve their strategic plans, modernize the student experience and make education more accessible and affordable for the communities served. Campus Consortium in-kind grant programs are designed to provide awarded institutions with in-kind solutions and services that are powered by technology partners who have demonstrated a longstanding commitment to serving the needs of higher education institutions and have a successful track record.
The Campus Consortium has partnered with OculusIT™ to provide the solution and services for the Network and Security Operation Center (NOC and SOC)–as-a-Service Grant.
NETWORK AND SECURITY OPERATION CENTER (NOC AND SOC) -AS-A-SERVICE GRANT OVERVIEW
The Network and Security Operation Center (NOC and SOC)-as-a-Service Grant is designed to provide awarded institutions with the requisite licenses and services for a comprehensive Network and Security Operations Center (NOC and SOC) service. Following the Campus Consortium’s due diligence process, Grant recipients may receive up to $50,000 in software licenses, implementation and support services for a term of up to five (5) years.
Please note: Only a limited number of institutions will be awarded.
BENEFITS OF NETWORK AND SECURITY OPERATION CENTER (NOC and SOC) -AS-A-SERVICE GRANT
This Service is the optimal IT solution to help monitor performance metrices and manage security risks for higher education because it offers and includes:
- Around the clock proactive monitoring
- Protect your data and assets with certified regulatory compliance
- Avoid additional costs of maintaining a cybersecurity and monitoring helpdesk of your own
- Leverage the expertise of a scalable team
- Trusted advisers and practitioners dedicated to higher education
- 24×7 staffed resources for incident and event management
- Leadership in securing and protecting your information assets
- Key component of Risk Management Strategies
WHO CAN APPLY & WHAT IS THE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA?
- Accredited Higher Education institutions are eligible to apply.
- Institutions are eligible to apply for multiple grants. Separate applications are required for each grant pursued.
- Applicants are required to demonstrate institutional purpose in the form of a “letter of intent” signed by Dean/President or member of campus leadership team. The letter should indicate the challenges the solution aims to solve and why the grant would be helpful to the institution.
Please note: If your institution has previously received a grant award for other Campus Consortium grants, your campus is eligible to apply for this grant.
GRANT APPLICATION DATES AND DEADLINES
- Grant Application Submission – Applications will be accepted until January 6, 2021
- (For Shortlisted Applicants) Grant Assessment & Technical Due Diligence Interview
- (For Awardees) Grant Award Package Walkthrough
- (For Awardees) Grant Award Master License and Services Agreement
- (For Awardees) Grant Award Statement of Work/SOW
- Grant Project Kickoff
- Campus Consortium intends to announce Grant Awardees by February 1, 2021
Dates and deadlines are subjected to change based on the number of applications received.
HOW TO APPLY
- Download the Network and Security Operation Center (NOC And SOC) -as-a-Service Grant Application
- Complete the Grant Application
- Submit completed Grant Application and Letter of Intent to email@example.com by January 6, 2021