Internet2, Global R&E Networks Collaborate on Undersea Fiber, Eye Virtual Supercomputing

U.S. research and education (R&E) network Internet2 is working with other global R&E networks to enhance resiliency, bandwidth and economics of undersea connectivity. As Internet2 President and CEO Dave Lambert and Rene Buch, CEO of NORDUnet, explained in an interview, R&E networks also may be...Learn More

Internet2 ONOS /SDN Application Eliminates Need for Core Routers

Software defined networking (SDN) concepts are critical to new capabilities launched on the Internet2 research and education network. Five higher education institutions are connected to a virtual network slice controlled via open source SDN network operating system (ONOS) technology and can exchange traffic with traditional...Learn More

Internet2 Launches Videoconferencing Service for Schools, Universities

WASHINGTON & HACKENSACK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vidyo, Inc. and Internet2, a member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions, today announced a low-cost, subscription-based video communications offering for all Internet2 university members and thousands of public K-12 schools in the United States. K-12...Learn More

Zayo & Internet2 to Bring 100G Network to Northern Tier States

LOUISVILLE, Colo. – March 21, 2013 – Zayo Group today announced its partnership with Internet2 to add substantial new capacity on Zayo’s fiber route from Chicago to Seattle. The system will have greater than 4 terabits of overall capacity to support Internet2’s new 100G network....Learn More

Internet2 and EDUCAUSE Conduct eReader Trial on Campuses

EDUCAUSE and Internet2 are teaming up to conduct pilot tests of digital learning materials including e-readers. More than 25 colleges and universities will participate in the testing, which aims to evaluate technologies and business models. For the fall 2012 portion of the pilot tests, McGraw-Hill Education...Learn More

Internet2 Adds Cloud Services with Microsoft, Dell and Other Partners

The Internet2 research and education network will underlie a range of new cloud services targeting the research and academic community announced today. Level 3 Communications, CenturyLink’s Savvis unit, Dell, HP and Microsoft are among a dozen or so private sector companies partnering with Internet2 on...Learn More

Internet 2 Selects Level 3 for Stimulus Funded National Network

Academic research networking consortium Internet 2 and Level 3 Communications have signed a multi-year agreement to build a national network with an “unprecedented” 8.8 terabytes of throughput capacity, the partners announced. Funded in part via a federal broadband stimulus grant through the NTIA’s Broadband Technology...Learn More

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