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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…


Internet2’s Kenneth Klingenstein Inducted Into Internet Hall of Fame

Klingenstein recognized for his pioneering work in the development of the internet’s identity and trust layers, envisioning and facilitating the widespread, consistent internet identity infrastructure we rely on today WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 14, 2021 – Internet2 today announced that Kenneth Klingenstein, Internet2 evangelist for trust and identity, has been…


Guam–Singapore Connectivity Consortium Expands Support for Data-Intensive Science in the Asia Pacific Oceania Region

New 100-gigabits circuit from Guam to Singapore contributes a critical path and boosts resiliency for the region’s research and education network fabric WASHINGTON, D.C., December 9, 2021 – The recently formed Guam–Singapore Connectivity Consortium announced today new high-speed connectivity in support of data-intensive science in the Asia Pacific Oceania Region. The…


Five Members Elected, Two Members Appointed to Internet2 Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 18, 2021 – Internet2 today announced the election of five trustees and the appointment of two trustees to the Internet2 Board. The Board of Trustees provides strategic direction, leadership and oversight for Internet2, and includes four standing committees as well as special committees.  The Internet2 Board held…


Internet2 Peer Exchange Update: Microsoft, Box, and Oracle Routes Will Transition to I2PX-only in October

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

Beginning in October 2021, Internet2 will remove Microsoft, Box, and the original Oracle Cloud Platform (AS7160) routes from the Advanced Layer 3 Service (AL3S) for research and education (R&E): AS11537. These routes will be transitioned to Internet2 Peer Exchange (I2PX)-only. These peers were originally included in the R&E service due…


Update on Internet2’s Participation at SC21

By Glenn Lipscomb, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Since 1999, Internet2 has been an active participant in the SC Conference and a proud sponsor of SCinet—the cutting-edge, high-speed network built each year in support of conference workshops, demonstrations, and collaborative opportunities. For SC21, Internet2 will deliver over 1.3 Tbps of…


Nearly $3 Million NSF Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence Pilot Aims to Advance Research Capabilities and Support Systems for HBCUs and TCUs

Professional and career development, access to cyberinfrastructure resources, and building communities of practice are key priorities for this NSF-funded CI CoE pilot WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 28, 2021 – Supported by a nearly $3 million Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence (CI CoE) Pilot program grant over two years from the National Science…


Internet2 Program Helps Bridge Digital Divide for K-12 Districts, Libraries, and Museums With eduroam WiFi

Network Nebraska and Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network join a new, streamlined program to provide secure eduroam WiFi for their K-12, library, and museum constituents. WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2021 – Internet2 announced today the launch of the eduroam Support Organizations, aimed at enabling regional and state-wide organizations in deploying eduroam…


Research that Makes Tech Possible – A Conversation with Dana Brunson

By Maya Gurarie, Digital Experience Specialist

Dana Brunson As the Principal Investigator for a new $1.49M National Science Foundation grant, Dana Brunson has big plans. The grant fuels the development of a national career center by providing products, tools, services, and communities to sustain Research Computing and Data (RCD) operations and builds on years of collaboration…