News hero image

Advanced Networking

Filter

29
Jun
2022

Internet2 Offers New Routing Integrity Assessment Service

By Steven Wallace

As part of its Routing Integrity Initiative, Internet2 is launching a new service to assist network operators and engineers in assessing their network’s implementation of routing integrity controls.  The Internet2 Routing Integrity Assessment Service uses this questionnaire – developed by Internet2 and tailored to the…

25
May
2022

As Peak Season for Extreme Weather and Wildfires Nears, A Reminder About Internet2 Network Monitoring and Support

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Director of Network Planning and Architecture, and Camille Davis-Alfs, Internet2 Network Engineering Manager

From severe storms to wildfires, extreme weather and climate events occur throughout the year that can adversely impact our community and Internet2 services. But the spring and summer months are when multiple, concurrent events are most likely, according to a 2021 report by the NOAA National…

23
May
2022

Q&A with Jim Stewart: UETN Among the ‘First to 400G’ on Internet2’s Network

By Amber Rasche

Internet2 recently unveiled its fifth-generation backbone, known as the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI). NGI interconnects with 37 state and regional networks and serves every state in the U.S. Among these 37 are the first five to upgrade to 400 gigabits per second connectivity: Florida LambdaRail, Indiana GigaPOP, Mid-Atlantic Crossroads,…

28
Mar
2022

Q&A with Tripti Sinha: MAX Among the ‘First to 400G’ on Internet2’s Network

By Amber Rasche

Tripti Sinha, Executive Director of Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) Internet2 recently unveiled its fifth-generation backbone, known as the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI). NGI interconnects with 37 state and regional networks and serves every state in the U.S. Among these 37 are the first five to upgrade to 400 gigabits…

01
Mar
2022

Q&A with Pankaj Shah: OARnet Among the ‘First to 400G’ on Internet2’s Network

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Internet2 recently unveiled its fifth-generation backbone, known as the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI). NGI interconnects with 37 state and regional networks and serves every state in the U.S. Among these 37 are the first five to upgrade to 400 gigabits per second connectivity: Florida LambdaRail, Indiana GigaPOP, Mid-Atlantic Crossroads,…

14
Feb
2022

Q&A with Robert Grillo: FLR Among the ‘First to 400G’ on Internet2’s Network

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Internet2 recently unveiled its fifth-generation backbone, known as the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI). NGI interconnects with 37 state and regional networks and serves every state in the U.S. Among these 37 are the first five to upgrade to 400 gigabits per second connectivity: Florida LambdaRail, Indiana GigaPOP, Mid-Atlantic Crossroads,…

28
Jan
2022

ARIN’s Deadline Looms for 60+ Organizations to Take Action to Preserve Efficient Internet2 Connectivity

By Steven Wallace, Internet2 Security Architect

Update: This blog has been updated to reflect ARIN’s revised deadline for the IRR transition. With the April 2022 deadline for ARIN’s IRR transition fast approaching, here’s what network operators need to know now: Over 60 organizations that connect to the Internet2 network still use the…

18
Jan
2022

Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Operational, Transition to Fully-Automated, 400G National Infrastructure Complete

New services, capabilities, and efficiencies for the research and education community that accelerate scientific collaboration at a global scale WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2022 – Internet2 today announced the completed transition of its research and education (R&E) network traffic to the fifth-generation backbone that interconnects with 37 state and regional…

14
Dec
2021

Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Project Substantially Complete: Productive, Unexpected 2021 Ready for the History Books

By Rob Vietzke, Vice President, Network Services

As we head into the new year, Internet2 is delighted to share that our five-year process to renew and enhance the Internet2 network is now substantially complete.  The new infrastructure makes improvements in service agility, service reliability, capacity for research, cloud connectivity, and software programmability. It also benefits from substantial…