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15
Oct
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – October 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. This Week NSF Awards $11M to SDSC, MIT and Univ. of Oregon to Secure the Internet (HPCwire)…

13
Oct
2021

Giving Cybersecurity Awareness Month the Attention It Deserves

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager

Nick Lewis I know last year and most of this year is still a blur for many of you on campus, but even during these challenging times, there’s still so much going on in the world of cybersecurity! I’m trying to do my part by writing blogs about Cybersecurity…

13
Oct
2021

LEARN: Empowering Rural Texas One Library at a Time

By Therese Perlowski, CAP Program Manager

Amy Schultz What began as a casual conversation about the importance of libraries being able to provide their communities with reliable, high-speed internet access evolved into a major project to connect libraries across the state of Texas, spanning over 800 miles. Texas’s research and education (R&E) network,…

08
Oct
2021

In the Media: $3M Grant to Bolster MSI Cyberinfrastructure, PD Opportunities

A $3 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to the Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) and Internet2 will provide researchers, professional staff, and students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) with programs and services that address their cyberinfrastructure…

07
Oct
2021

Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Update: OESS and Cloud Connect Migrations Begin October 11

By Linda Roos, Internet2 Senior Director, State and Regional Networks

Internet2 is making steady progress on the transition of services to the Next Generation Infrastructure. We are now planning to begin the OESS and Internet2 Cloud Connect (I2CC) migrations on October 11, 2021. Over the past several weeks, Internet2 has been transitioning member-facing peering exchanges and research…

07
Oct
2021

Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Packet Platform: Update on Interdomain Multicast Phase-Out

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

As Internet2 completes its transition to a new core network architecture, it will no longer support Layer 3 protocol-independent multicast (PIM) as part of the Advanced Layer 3 Service (AL3S). This is due to minimal community utilization of PIM and a lack of vendor support within the optimized Next…

06
Oct
2021

Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Recap of the Welcome to 2021 Orientation for Higher Ed Information Security and Privacy

By Nick Lewis, Program Manager, NET+ Cloud Services – Security and Identity

It’s always great to hear from campuses about what they like about the community and how it has benefited them! The Welcome to 2021 Orientation for Higher Ed Information Security and Privacy panel talked about so many community resources that it was difficult to keep up with and we…

06
Oct
2021

Discover Emerging Cloud Solutions with the Internet2 Cloud Scorecard Directory

By Quyen Vaillant, Internet2 NET+ Cloud Collaboration Services

Earlier this year, the Cloud Scorecard Working Group completed more than a year-long community consultation process focused on identifying ways to manage the rapid growth and utilization of cloud services at community scale. The Working Group created a Cloud Scorecard Questionnaire and issued a recommendation for Internet2 to work…

05
Oct
2021

Are You Ready for the New eduroam?

By Sara Jeanes, eduroam Product Manager

You may have learned that eduroam is expanding and changing to serve K12. Internet2 is moving all subscribers to a cloud-forward architecture and new configuration management portal. Briefly, here is what you need to know: Your eduroam traffic will be moved to the new backend in November.This change is designed…