SURFcumulus Application Delivery: flexible working and studying in the cloud

Give your students and staff access to applications anytime, anywhere and with their own devices. SURFcumulus Application Delivery helps make education more flexible and relieves your IT department at the same time.

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Frequently asked questions SURFcumulus Application Delivery

Here you find some frequently asked questions about SURFcumulus Application Delivery. As this service is still under development, so is this page. Do you miss something, or would you like to contribute ideas? Please contact Robin Janssen,

Who all contributed to the development of SURFcumulus Application Delivery?

SURF, together with a leading group of five institutions (Inholland, the Haagse Hogeschool, Fontys, Utrecht University and Delft University of Technology), considered their common issue. From this collaboration emerged the basis of SURFcumulus Application Delivery.

How does SURFcumulus Application Delivery fit into education-wide themes such as flexible education and Bring your own device (BYOD)?

With SURFcumulus Application Delivery, restrictions on application use, like location, time of day or equipment, disappear. Not only do you choose where and when you work, but also with what. It does not matter whether you use your work laptop, tablet or desktop, nor which operating system or browser.

How does SURFcumulus Application Delivery support a transition of IT departments?

SURFcumulus Application Delivery takes application provisioning and management out of the hands of your institution's ICT department. It provides a central environment for users, with a special focus on Bring Your Own Device. SURFcumulus Application Delivery minimises vulnerabilities caused by working with a growing variety of devices in different environments.

With SURFcumulus Application Delivery, your institution's ICT department refocuses on its core task: providing educational support.

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