Mark Personett – University of Michigan
A project to: Enable all three campuses and Michigan to access cloud infrastructure with AWS, Azure and Google
Enterprise agreement, shortcake billing, training, consulting, preconfigured security/network settings, Shibboleth integration, reporting. What it’s not: cloud strategy, governance, or operations.
BAA doesn’t cover every service. BAA is just a legal document. Account and billing differences.
AWS at U-M: BAA separate from EA and have to do a separate process to add units to the BAA. Single-sign-on is not as integrated. No inherent hierarchy.
GCP: billing accounts and “projects” separate concepts. Billing sub-accounts. GCP is API and API is GCP. API explorer is extremely helpful in writing API calls.
Azure: Resource groups vs subscription not always clear (finding that they need to do subscriptions for each resource group in the general case). Office 365 challenges – if alumni get synced to your Azure AD they get rolled into your instance and under your terms. VPN – they have levels of VPNs – if you breach the bandwidth it resets your tunnel with no warning.