June 2017 - October 2017
- Piloting institutions will have the opportunity to use the HykuDirect service, provide feedback, and help to verify system capabilities and performance.
Software and Service Development:
- Service deployment methods will continue to improve and additional features will be developed.
- Organizations partnering with DuraSpace to offer hosted Hyku as part of HykuDirect will work together to formalize agreements and bring technical systems online
August 2017 - October 2017
- Service pricing will be announced
- Discounted subscriptions for production service will be made available
October 2017 - January 2018
- The pilot service will be transitioned into production operation
- New accounts will be brought online, beginning with Early Adopters