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04
Aug
2021

3 Tips on How to Ease the Pain Points Surrounding Cloud Computing for Research

By Ananya Ravipati, Internet2 Research Cloud Engineer, and Amanda Tan, Internet2 Research Engagement Program Manager

Ananya Ravipati (left) and Amanda Tan Ananya Ravipati and Amanda Tan are two of several subject matter experts and program ambassadors who facilitate CLASS: Cloud Learning and Skills Sessions, an Internet2 program developed to fill the gaps in training for cloud and research computing. Ananya, a research cloud engineer…

03
Aug
2021

Internet2 NET+ Palo Alto Networks Community Call Recap

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager

Community Call: Solving for Cloud-Native Security in and out of the Cloud Our last NET+ Palo Alto Networks Community call in July focused on the challenges of cloud-native security, especially the complexities of managing across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. The recording and presentation slides can be accessed from the…

03
Aug
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – August 2021 Edition

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

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. OneOCII-OneNet Collaboration Leads to $11 Million in Research FundingVR Revisited: Why We Need it…

03
Aug
2021

How I Spent My GCP Summer Camp Vacation

By Bob Flynn, Internet2 Program Manager

Bob Flynn We all have memories of summer vacations and summer camps. I remember most of mine fondly, even that time I got a nasty bit of poison ivy in a most inconvenient spot after a nighttime stroll with (name withheld to protect the innocent) in the woods at Russian…

30
Jul
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – July 2021 Edition

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

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. High Capacity Fiber Internet Service Expedites Connectivity in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Through Highline Internet (Merit Network)…

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…

27
Jul
2021

Internet2 NET+ Cloud Solutions Update: Summer 2021

By Tara Gyenis, Internet2 NET+ Program Development

As you prepare for the back-to-school frenzy, we invite you to review this quick update about the Internet2 NET+ Cloud Solutions program to learn about resources that may be able to equip you for the year ahead. In addition to the highlights below, check out the…

26
Jul
2021

Security Scene: July 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

It’s far too hot, y’all. I hope you’re all staying comfortable and not getting sunburned! Brian Krebs reports on a new development in card skimmers. The skimming hardware isn’t visible from outside the device, which is annoying in itself, but the real story is how the thieves…

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…