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North/far north regional consortium implements netlab+ file transfer (nft)

North/far north regional consortium implements netlab+ file transfer (nft)

Following requests from instructors at several North/Far North Region colleges who are using the Region’s shared NETLAB+ System, and after extensive testing and collaboration between Folsom Lake College, the Los Rios CCD IT Department, and Palo Alto Networks, the North/Far North Regional Consortium (NFNRC) NETLAB+ has implemented a file transfer system that benefits both students and instructors. NETLAB+ File Transfer (NFT) allows students to a) transfer files between their NETLAB+ virtual machine and their Google Docs cloud storage and b) upload their work to the Canvas LMS to allow for more efficient grading and record-keeping by their instructors. Markus Geissler, Deputy Sector Navigator for ICT-Digital Media in Greater Sacramento (North Region) notes that, "We expect that NETLAB+ File Transfer will broaden the use of NETLAB+ beyond ICT-related courses because other disciplines can now make specialized and sometimes expensive software available to students outside of the confines...

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