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26
Sep
2022

How to Deploy Cloud Services Faster, Save Cost, and Manage Risk – Together

By Amber Rasche

Key Perspectives From Community Cloud Experts Despite the growing prevalence of new cloud services at higher ed institutions large and small, opportunities remain to smooth out the path for procuring and deploying them. In reality, many obstacles persist for the procurement and enterprise IT staff who are at the helm…

26
Sep
2022

Calling K-12 Teachers and School Librarians: Apply for the Internet2 CAP Distance Learning Scholarship Program

By Stephanie Stenberg

The Internet2 Community Anchor Program (CAP) has launched its third annual distance learning scholarship program intended to give K-12 teachers free, one-on-one distance learning programs for their classes through the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC). Any teacher or school librarian from a…

26
Sep
2022

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – September 2022 Edition

By Amber Rasche

This monthly feature spotlights timely community stories from Internet2 members, celebrating their achievements and sharing important announcements around their efforts to fulfill their research, education, and scholarship missions. This week Statement on Hurricane Ian (Florida LambdaRail) Community News Recap – September 18-24…

20
Sep
2022

I-Light and Indiana GigaPOP Move the Needle on Routing Integrity: Maintaining Proxy IRR Data for Members

By Amber Rasche

Q&A with Tom Johnson and Sean Carver, I-Light and the Indiana GigaPOP We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: Routing integrity is an end-to-end challenge that requires the participation of the entire Internet2-networked community and beyond. So, what does that mean? It’s in everyone’s best interest to work together…

19
Sep
2022

Our Valued Volunteers: 5 Questions for David Bantz,  IAM – University of Alaska 

By Apryl Motley

Did you know that in 2021 InCommon volunteers collectively contributed 2,343 hours of time to help move the IAM community forward? We couldn’t do all we do without our valued volunteers. With this year’s Call for InCommon Advisory Committee Nominations currently underway, we are  highlighting some of our current and…

16
Sep
2022

MS-CC Gearing Up for Fall 2022 Events, Workshops, and Public Engagements

By Teni Agbesanwa

We’re looking forward to participating in upcoming engagement opportunities these next few months to discuss the work of the Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) to promote advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities on the campuses of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs).  Quick…

13
Sep
2022

Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium Awarded Nearly $15 Million NSF Grant to Fund Cyberinfrastructure Investments, Research Facilitation Support

Funding supports accelerating cyberinfrastructure-centric research capacity at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) through proof-of-concept grants and shared resources WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 13, 2022 – The Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) and Internet2 have been awarded a nearly $15 million grant from…

12
Sep
2022

Internet2 Cloud Connect Expands to Include Oracle Cloud

By Linda Roos, Internet2 senior director for State and Regional Networks, and Matt Zekauskas, Internet2 senior engineer

The Internet2 Cloud Connect (I2CC) service now includes 100 Gbps connections in Ashburn, Virginia, and Dallas, Texas, to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) via OCI FastConnect.  I2CC is available to research and education (R&E) institutions connected to the Internet2 network. The service…