On July 25, a signing ceremony was held in Dongseo University’s Global Room to celebrate a business
agreement with Megazone Cloud, the largest partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Korea.
Megazone Cloud began operating AWS cloud business in Korea in 2012, and currently provides cloud
services to approximately 1,200 domestic and overseas customers. According to the agreement,
Dongseo University and Megazone Cloud will build an AWS cloud infrastructure environment on
campus to support the education and research activities of DSU students and faculty. In addition, the
two organizations will use the cloud infrastructure to conduct joint research and projects, as well as to
foster talent in the cloud computing field.
Cloud technology is quickly becoming an important infrastructure environment for universities and
other ICT related companies and institutions. The technology makes it possible to access various
information technology (IT) resources, including software programs, applications, infrastuctures, etc.
through a network connection by accessing data centers using wide area networking (WAN) or
Internet connectivity. Dongseo University is following in the footsteps of prestigious schools such as
Harvard University and Carnegie Mellon University, which have already established cloud services
to support their education and research activities.
The July 25 signing ceremony was attended by Dongseo University’s President Jekuk Chang, the DSU
Dean of Industrial-Academic Cooperation and the DSU Dean of Software Convergence. Megazone
Cloud CEO Lee Joo-wan, Megazone Cloud Head of Cloud Business Development Kim Seong-jin and
AWS Country Manager for Korea Yoon Jeong-won also took part in the ceremony.
DSU President Jekuk Chang said, “At Dongseo University we have invested heavily in building
an IT infrastructure. Because technology in the IT sector is evolving so rapidly, we are paying close
attention and make preparations. We are well aware of the importance of the cloud system and
we are determined to be a leading university in this field.” “The AWS cloud, which is used by many
organizations field.” “The AWS cloud, which is used by many organizations around the world, is the fastest
growing IT service in history,” said Megazone Cloud CEO Lee Joo-wan, adding, “I would like to play a role in
fostering global talent at Dongseo University.”