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Internet2 and Mythics to Bring Oracle Cloud to Universities Nationwide

Posted on September 18, 2017

Virginia Beach VA – September 18, 2017 /PRnewswire/ – Mythics, Inc. an award-winning consulting firm, managed services provider and Platinum level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it entered into an agreement with Internet2 to launch a provisional service as part of the Internet2 Cloud Services Program. The effort will provide differentiated Oracle Cloud services to Internet2 members, InCommon participants, and connected higher education institutions through regional partner programs. The Internet2 Oracle Cloud offering by Mythics provides differentiated Oracle Cloud capabilities that include enhanced network peering and a discounted community pricing structure that delivers savings in procurement efficiency and in the costs for Oracle Cloud services. With growth in community adoption of this service, Mythics and Internet2 will launch a full community-driven NET+ Service Validation to review work that has already taken place and to further differentiate the offering.

Internet2 is a member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 provides a collaborative environment where US research and education organizations can solve common technology challenges and develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research and community service missions.

The contract provides access to the following Oracle Cloud services nationwide:

  • Oracle Cloud Platform (PaaS)
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (IaaS)

“Mythics has a long proud history serving the research and higher education market and we are excited to foster even deeper relationships with the Internet2 community nationwide through our NET+ offering,” said John Iuliano, National Education Director for Mythics. “The provisional Internet2 Cloud Service offering now makes it easier than ever for community members to adopt Oracle Cloud, to enable modern institutions that are improving scholarship and science with integrated cloud technologies by Oracle."

"Oracle has been providing enterprise capabilities in the research and higher education market for decades,” said Pat Mungovan, Group Vice President of Higher Education, Research, and Academic Medical Center Sales for Oracle. “We help thousands of customers and partners worldwide continuously innovate in this crucial segment. Our new relationship with Mythics and Internet2 will provide additional access to our latest Oracle Cloud services and capabilities, building on that foundation of innovation while simultaneously enabling next generation education and research.”

"Our research and education community is driving significant growth in generation and curation of digital resources.  Working with Mythics and Oracle, Internet2 Industry members, builds upon a history of engagement with the higher education research institutions and lays the foundation to continue our work to tailor Oracle Cloud Services offering for Internet2 community," says Shelton Waggener, Senior Vice President of Internet2.

Internet2 delivers a diverse portfolio of technology solutions that leverages, integrates, and amplifies the strengths of its members and helps support their educational, research, and community service missions. Internet2’s core infrastructure components include the nation’s largest and fastest research and education network that was built to deliver advanced, customized services that are accessed and secured by the community-developed trust and identity federation, InCommon.

To find more about the Mythics and Internet2 agreement, including how to become a participating Internet2 member, or to immediately request a quote for service please visit the Mythics Internet2 Partner Portal - http://www.mythics.com/internet2.

About Mythics

Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider and Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork representing Oracle product lines across cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems and appliances. Mythics delivers technology solutions serving the Federal Government, State and Local Governments, Commercial, Higher Education and Research, Utilities and Healthcare sectors and is a trusted partner to organizations worldwide.  For more information, visit http://www.mythics.com or @mythics on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Internet2

Internet2® is a non-profit, member-driven advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 serves 321 U.S. universities, 62 government agencies, 43 regional and state education networks and through them supports more than 94,000 community anchor institutions, over 900 InCommon participants, and 76 leading corporations working with our community, and 61 national research and education network partners that represent more than 100 countries.

Internet2 delivers a diverse portfolio of technology solutions that leverages, integrates, and amplifies the strengths of its members and helps support their educational, research and community service missions. Internet2’s core infrastructure components include the nation’s largest and fastest research and education network that was built to deliver advanced, customized services that are accessed and secured by the community-developed trust and identity framework.

Internet2 offices are located in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Denver, Colo.; Emeryville, Calif.; Washington, D.C.; and West Hartford, Conn. For more information, visit www.internet2.edu or follow @Internet2 on Twitter.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle's partner program that provides partners with a differentiated advantage to develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle’s products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to be recognized and rewarded for their investment in Oracle Cloud. Partners engaging with Oracle will be able to differentiate their Oracle Cloud expertise and success with customers through the OPN Cloud program – an innovative program that complements existing OPN program levels with tiers of recognition and progressive benefits for partners working with Oracle Cloud. To find out more visit: http://www.oracle.com/partners.

 

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Contact Information
Chris Richards
Mythics, Inc.
(757) 412-4362
crichards@mythics.com