10 sept 2019 organiseren we een hackathon waarop de mensen van het SURFconext-team hands-on helpen bij het aansluiten van een dienst op SURFconext. Wijs je leveranciers en/of interne ontwikkelaars op deze kans. Meer info en aanmeldmogelijkheid: https://www.surf.nl/agenda/hackathon-connect-surfconext-sluit-je-dienst-aan-op-surfconext-0 .
You have landed on the introduction page of SURFconext. From here on you can learn what SURFconext can do for you and how to get connected, for both Identity Providers as well as Service Providers. Read on and find out more about the following topics:
SURFconext offers 'Single Sign On'-access to a large and increasing number of online services. About 200 Dutch organizations in the area of secondary vocational-, higher education and research are using SURFconext for this. Among the most used services are Brightspace, SURFspot, Blackboard, Google Apps for Education and several library services.
Looking for end-user documentation? That can be found here.
The group of organizations (connected IdP's) in The Netherlands who use SURFconext, consist of universities, university hospitals and tertiary medical teaching hospitals, universities of applied sciences, research institutions and senior secondary vocational education institutions. Together they represent a group of about 1.5 million users. These users generate millions of logins per month and use over a thousand different cloud services.
SURFconext allows users to have access to services offered by multiple Service Providers using only 1 account. Besides this, SURFconext facilitates online collaboration in the cloud. This can be done between users of the same organization as well as users between different organizations.
If you connect your organization to SURFconext, you will enjoy the following advantages:
With the above mentioned advantages and the fast growing number of available cloud services, the advantages to connect to SURFconext are obvious. Most organizations consider to use these services combined with internally hosted services. Besides this, organizations want to offer a secure environment where both internal and external services can be used side by side. Important elements for this are Single Sign-On, trusted identity and collaboration in groups and teams. Organizations are looking for possibilities to integrate these different kinds of applications. SURFconext offers a starting points to do so.