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31
Aug
2021

Join Me for TechEXtra on Sept 2: Characterizing Networking In and Out of the Clouds

By Igor Sfiligoi, Lead Scientific Software Developer and Researcher at UCSD-SDSC

Register for Characterizing Networking In and Out of the Clouds event to be held Thursday, September 2, at 1 p.m. ET. Igor Sifilgoi presents on the IceCube project at the Internet2 booth at SC19. Commercial cloud providers continually make news showcasing their compute capabilities. Very few compute problems, however,…

30
Aug
2021

Internet2 Monitoring Hurricane Ida

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Network Services Director of Planning and Architecture Last Updated August 30, 2021, at 8:30 AM EDT For the most up-to-date information, view the latest National Hurricane Center forecast. Hurricane Ida delivered catastrophic winds, torrential rains, and life-threatening flash flooding as it made…

16
Aug
2021

Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Update: First Member Traffic Moved onto the New Backbone, Remaining Service Migrations Planned Over Next Six Weeks

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Network Services Director of Planning and Architecture

Internet2 last week migrated the first of its member connections onto the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI). This major milestone marks the start of member traffic flow onto the new Internet2 backbone, following the successful completion of the NGI shim phase. Working with teams at the…

29
Jul
2021

Internet2 Cloud Connect Upgrades Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute to 100G Connections

By George Loftus, Internet2 Associate Vice President, Network Services

Internet2 is pleased to announce that its Cloud Connect (I2CC) service now provides access to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute services through 100G connections in Ashburn, Virginia, and San Jose, California. I2CC continues to grow as a joint service of Internet2 and regional research and education network partners to provide direct…

26
Jul
2021

ARIN’s RPKI Maintenance Event Uneventful

By Ryan Harden, Internet2 Senior Cyberinfrastructure Security Architect

On Tuesday, July 20, the American Resource for Internet Numbers (ARIN) completed the widely publicized RPKI maintenance event. The goal of this event was to provide an opportunity for the routing community to test and validate fallback procedures during a simulated “outage” of the ARIN RPKI…

07
Jul
2021

Internet2 Community Voices Series: Cost-Effective, Scalable Solution for Network Security at the Border

By Dan Kirkland, Network Architect Lead, University of Michigan

Watch the video from the Network Routing Security at Scale at the University of Michigan event held on Thursday, August 12, at 1 p.m. ET. The University of Michigan’s network, UMnet, is the core unifying technology that enables many of the university’s mission-critical IT systems…

02
Jul
2021

White Paper: New Community Resource Unpacks Misconceptions and Touts Benefits of Network Automation for Any Organization

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Karl Newell Why the hesitation on network automation? A new community resource developed by collaborators from Merit Network, University of Michigan, GlobalNOC, Internet2, Cisco, ADVA, and Juniper Networks unpacks some of the common misconceptions surrounding network automation and sheds new light on the approach as a must-have component of a…

17
Jun
2021

Global Research and Education Networks Collaborate to Connect the Asia Pacific Oceania Region with the Asia Pacific Oceania Network (APOnet)

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2021 — Eleven global leading-edge research and education networks in North America, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania are collaborating to improve high-speed network services in the Asia Pacific Oceania region. The Asia Pacific Oceania network (APOnet) collaboration will connect East Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, and…