The Campus Consortium Technology Grant Program offers grants for a variety of solutions, products and services, funded by its members and its technology partners. These grants are designed to provide institutions the opportunity to implement modern technology services that meet the changing needs of institutions and their constituents while reducing time and costs typically associated with implementing new technology.
Campus Consortium is proud to offer the NOC-as-a-Service grant to educational institutions interested in leveraging 24×7 network monitoring and support under the guidance of a fully-staffed Network Operations Center.
NOC as-a-Service is a fully staffed and secured offering, designed to ensure cost effective, scalable, and 24×7 monitoring and support. The Network Operations Center (NOC) monitors more than 10,000 devices that include hosted applications, servers, network devices, storage appliances, and IOTs. Our NOC engineers are certified professionals with expertise in Oracle® Cloud, AWS®, Azure®, Google Cloud Platform, OHC, and RHEL.
NOC AS-A-SERVICE GRANT OVERVIEW
The NOC-as-a-Service Grant provides selected institutions with an in-kind Grant for software and services covering up to $50,000 over a period of five years. The Grant is intended to cover the cost towards licensing, hosting, professional services, and support costs associated with the implementation of the platform.
NOC AS-A-SERVICE GRANT BENEFITS
With the 24×7 NOC-as-a-Service, your data centers are secure round-the-clock. It offers a Network Operations Center that works with the onsite staff to monitor your servers and infrastructure. The NOC experts maintain your inventory and document IP-addressable devices. The methodology offers documentation for named individuals who will be granted access to reporting capabilities. The service manages the threshold settings on each system and monitor devices with onsite staff to determine optimum settings. With low cost and higher ROI, NOC-as-a-Service also offers higher uptimes, unrivalled efficiency, SLA reporting, dashboard view, reporting and metrics.
NO. OF GRANTS AVAILABLE?
There are limited number of partial and full Grants to be awarded
WHO CAN APPLY & WHAT IS THE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA?
- K-12 Schools and accredited institutions of Higher Education are eligible to apply.
- Previous awardees are eligible. Applicants are required to fill in separate applications 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 the campus leadership team. The letter should indicate the challenges the solution aims to solve, and why the Grant would be helpful to the institution.
- Grant Application Due Date: August 26, 2019
- Phone Interview with Grant Application Review Committee by: September 2, 2019
- Grant Applicant Interview and Technical Assessment Session by: September 9, 2019
- Grant Award Letter Issued to Grant Recipients by: September 16, 2019
- Grant Award Walkthrough by: September 23, 2019
- Execution of Grant Award Agreement by: September 24, 2019
- Project Kick-Off by: October 7, 2019