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  May 23, 2017 2:28:00 PM

Computer Science Department of the University of Pisa

Last week, one of Extra's expert resource persons concluded a lecture at the University of Pisa in Cloud technology as part of the university's computer science program. 

Thought leadership in Cloud technology

Laura Pisano, Extra's Head System Administrator was an instructor for the Cloud and Green Computing course where she specifically discussed the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) model.

The overall objective of the course is to provide an introduction to Cloud technology and environmentally-friendly computing. They discussed various aspects of the infrastructure, software and Cloud business model with a focus on issues of environmental sustainability. The course is part of the Computer Science degree requirements.

Here she is below, explaining the role of her department:

Earlier, she was also a speaker during the 5432...MeetUs! Conference for Open Source technologies where she discussed OpenStack and PostgreSQL. You can find a link of her session: Openstack e PostgreSQL

Extra and the University of Pisa has been engaged in a long term and multifaceted collaboration whether it is for supplying technological services and solutions, collaborating in research or providing lecturers. Extra looks forward to continuing to contribute to the development of the future leaders in the IT sector. 

The University of Pisa is one of Italy's most prestigious universities having produced several of the country's Nobel Laureates and intellectual and historical luminaries. In 2015, the University was ranked in the Shanghai Rankings as Italy's top university along with the Sapienza University of Rome and the Universities of Milan, Padua and Turin. It's also the 19th oldest extant university in the world with a long scientific history. The university is ranked among the top 150 universities for IT by the QS World Universities Rankings. 

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