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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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