Initiatives and Partnerships
Connections that support collaboration
The Internet2 network, and the collaborative networks with which it connects, exist to provide advanced capabilities in support of research and academic collaborations across the US. Our collective missions are multi-faceted and responsible for providing not only infrastructure for the academic enterprise, but also research cyberinfrastructure for various data-intensive science domains and support for network research.
Next Generation Infrastructure
Supports the technology of the Internet2 infrastructure portfolio, as well as the relationships within the larger ecosystem.
Get to the Cloud faster with secure, abundant, shared and dedicated capacity using Internet2’s Networking for the Cloud Solution, including Internet2 Peer Exchange (I2PX), Cloud Connect and Rapid Private Interconnect (RPI).
Regional R&E Networks
Discover how R&E Networks leverage Networking for the Cloud Services to provide connectivity for higher ed, K12, and more.
Global Networking and Partnerships
Supporting research collaboration at a global scale by providing connectivity, collaborations, and the use of next-generation global infrastructure.
Read about how the Internet2 community worked together to complete their routing policy records so that 99% of the routes fulfill the Internet2 Peer Exchange’s (I2PX) major peer requirements.
These dependable tools enable the installation, configuration, and management of performance monitoring software—available as both source code and binary packages in the RPM format.
Can We Use All the Bandwidth? IceCube Project Update
The IceCube Project and Internet2’s Cloud Connect service recently streamed data using 100 PFLOPS of Cloud Compute, producing 130 TB of data streaming data collectively at close to 100 Gbps.
Watch the NGI Project Overview Video
Get the latest on NGI’s optical phasing and timelines; transition, shim method; inside look and schedule/timeline; and regional connector perspective from Network Services team. The team presented this one-hour overview at the TechEXtra kickoff event in October 2020.
Watch the NGI Technical Videos
The Network Services technical team recently presented a half-day program digging into the NGI technical capabilities, capacity, node topology, interconnects, packet process and selection, and much more. Explore the series of videos and get up to speed on all things NGI.
Open Science Grid (OSG)
Funded by National Science Foundation, read about OSG, a national, distributed computing partnership for data-intensive research.
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