Subject Re: dreamspark and agreements
From Thomas Lenggenhager <lenggenhager@xxxxxxxxx>
Date Mon, 19 Oct 2009 16:13:28 +0200

Sorry for being late in answering it.

For SWITCHaai, Microsoft Switzerland signed our Federation Partner

I have no idea whether, in addition, each university has to sign a
contract with Microsoft for really getting access to DreamSpark.


Noemi Rodriguez wrote:
> Dear all,
> Here in Brazil, RNP (the Brazilian NREN) is running a pilot federation
> called CAFe. We are naturally interested in integrating into Dreamspark,
> and have been interacting with them for some weeks. However, federations
> don't show up in Dreamspark's WAYF, it points directly to final
> institutions. We were wondering what kind of procedure other federations
> have set up with Microsoft (to provide metadada through the federation)
> and what kind of agreements are being signed, if any, with these
> federations? (Microsoft has shown us a draft contract which would be
> signed between MS and universities) Could anyone could provide some info
> on that?
> Thanks in advance,
> --Noemi

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