Our Partners


Meet our DATA180 strategic partners. Each was carefully selected to enhance the quality and depth of the software and services we provide to our clients. Together they help us to ensure data privacy and security, enhance data management, and drive a culture of collaboration and a spirit of innovation.

Academic Management Systems is the creator of CoursEval, a web-based tool used to create, deploy, and analyze surveys used for the evaluation of courses, faculty instruction, and non-instructional services provided by academic institutions. In addition to traditional end-of-semester evaluations, CoursEval surveys are also used extensively for peer-review surveys, self-assessment processes, and in clinical rotation settings.

DATA180 partners with Academic Management Systems to import CoursEval survey results into FACULTY180, DATA180’s faculty activity reporting and evaluation solution.

Canarie designs and delivers digital infrastructure, and drives its adoption for Canada’s research, education and innovation communities. CANARIE keeps Canada at the forefront of digital research and innovation, fundamental to a vibrant digital economy.

Twelve provincial and territorial network partners , together with CANARIE, collectively form Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN). This powerful digital infrastructure connects Canadians to national and global data, tools, colleagues, and classrooms that fuel the engine of innovation.

Established in 1993, CANARIE is a non-profit corporation, with the major investment in its programs and activities provided by the Government of Canada.

DATA180 is a member of Canadian Access Federation, managed by CANARIE, for the purpose of supporting the authentication needs of our Canadian client institutions. This partnership greatly simplifies single sign-on access to our applications and provides an increased level of confidence in our credentialing systems.

EnterpriseDB EDB is the leading provider of Postgres database software and services. With powerful performance and security enhancements for PostgreSQL, sophisticated management tools for global deployments and database compatibility for Oracle, EnterpriseDB provides software, training and professional services to 2,700 businesses, governments and other organizations worldwide.

DATA180 partners with EnterpriseDB to optimize the performance of the PosgreSQL database structures used for DATA180 solutions.

InCommon, operated by Internet2, provides a secure and privacy-preserving trust fabric for research and higher education and their partners. InCommon operates an identity management federation, a related assurance program, and offers certificate and multifactor authentication services.

DATA180 is a member of InCommon for the purpose of supporting the authentication needs of our fellow InCommon client institutions. This partnership greatly simplifies single sign-on access to our applications and provides an increased level of confidence in our credentialing systems.

INetU, a leading managed hosting and cloud provider delivers secure, high performance and reliable hosting for businesses worldwide. INetU expertly provides compliant solutions for e-Commerce, Healthcare, Financial Services, SaaS and more. With domestic and international datacenters, INetU has the global reach to support even the most complex hosting environments. INetU is PCI, SSAE 16/SOC 1, SOC 2/3, ISAE 3402 and Safe Harbor compliant. INetU provides managed hosting, data management and backup services for DATA180.

Landerra provides expert web consulting services to clients worldwide, specializing in front-end/back-end web technologies, web design, usability/accessibility implementation and testing. Landerra works with a client list ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

DATA180 partners with Landerra to perform accessibility audits to determine compliance with WCAG 2.0, Section 508, and AODA (Canada) standards for web design. Landerra’s expertise is crucial in making DATA180’s applications accessible for visually and physically impaired users.

Morehead State University is a leader in higher education serving the educational needs of eastern Kentucky while constantly improving the quality of its public service, economic development and applied research programs. DATA180 partners with Morehead State University to incubate and enhance its software solutions in a live academic environment.

nGaurd is a privately-held, information security services firm that provides exceptional security services to companies across multiple industries. As a leading provider of security assessment services and managed security services, nGuard helps protect clients in North America, South America, Europe, South Asia, East Asia, the Middle East, and more.

DATA180 partners with nGuard to enhance system and application security using nGuard’s rigorous assessment services.

ORCID member

DATA180 is an ORCID Member Organization. ORCID’s vision is a world where all who participate in research, scholarship, and innovation are uniquely identified and connected with their contributions and affiliations across disciplines, borders, and time. ORCID is an open, not-for-profit organization that serves the research community by collaborating and innovating with organizations like DATA180. They provide individuals with a unique identifier, an ORCID iD, that reliably and clearly connects them with their research contributions and affiliations. Our integration with ORCID allows users to seamlessly update published scholarly work within FACULTY180. In the future, our integration will be expanded to improve faculty members’ ability to maintain and track their ORCID record.

Peer 1 Hosting is a global web infrastructure and cloud company powering eCommerce sites, web and mobile applications, gaming and rich media, and SaaS platforms. Our FastFiber Network™, global footprint, and expert FirstCall Support™, are integral to our broad portfolio of customized solutions, including public and private cloud, managed hosting, dedicated hosting, and colocation. Peer 1 Hosting delivers exceptional hosting experiences with unstoppable connections, 100% uptime guarantee and bulletproof SLA’s all to empower your business. Peer 1 provides managed hosting, data management and backup services for DATA180’s Canadian clients.

Process Pathways has spent ten years working to understand the needs of the research community. ROMEO Research Enterprise is helping institutions enhance their research productivity by creating a content rich, web-enabled digital solution for research information management. The company has created industry-leading digital reporting tools with engineered security that promotes institutional collaboration, affordability and scalability applicable to all research projects.

DATA180 partners with Process Pathways’ by integrating grant proposal and awards data from the ROMEO Research Enterprise application to FACULTY180.

ResearchConnection has created an online platform for research minds to connect, collaborate, publicize their work, and recruit student research assistants. The company uses this same platform to amass analytical data for university and research administrators. ResearchConnection believes that research universities should have one centralized, accessible location for:

  • Institutions to learn about their ongoing research
  • Researchers to post research jobs
  • Students to find research jobs
  • Administrators to gain a better understanding of their research community

DATA180 partners with ResearchConnection to take advantage of the synergies realized by integrating key data components found in the respective platforms.

Shore Group Associates is a boutique consulting firm that provides best-in-class content management services, with particular expertise in people data—ranging from credentials and affiliations to activities and biographical data points. Utilizing a high-tech and high-touch approach, Shore combines proprietary tools, technologies, and intellectual property, with deep content and project management expertise, to help organizations establish collections of clean, organized, actionable “smart data” from which to extract relevant insights and responses.

DATA180 partners with Shore to generate “smart data” by quickly, accurately, and cost effectively migrating information held by academic institutions into DATA180’s faculty activity reporting system.

Veracode is a leader in securing web, mobile and third-party applications for the world’s largest global enterprises. By enabling organizations to rapidly identify and remediate application-layer threats before cyberattackers can exploit them, Veracode helps enterprises speed their innovations to market — without compromising security. Veracode’s powerful cloud-based platform, deep security expertise and systematic, policy-based approach provide enterprises with a simpler and more scalable way to reduce application-layer risk across their global software infrastructures.

Veracode serves hundreds of customers across a wide range of industries, including nearly one-third of the Fortune 500, three of the top four U.S. commercial banks and more than 20 of Forbes’ 100 Most Valuable Brands. DATA180 partners with Veracode by implementing its application security solutions that enhance DATA180’s web development and security environments.