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18
Sep
2019

Community Architects’ Workshop Attendees Support Leveraging Segment Routing and EVPN

By Karl Newell, Internet2 Network Software Architect At the Community Architects Workshop, there was affirmation to leverage Segment Routing and EVPN in the next generation network.  The community identified a few outstanding questions and an Internet2 staff team has been working on test plans to investigate those questions. The testing…

18
Sep
2019

Next Generation Infrastructure Service Model Update

By George LoftusInternet2 Associate Vice President, Network Services The NGI project seeks to support five key use cases to update the value of the Internet2 Network service offerings. These include support for the data intensive researcher, supporting adoption of cloud services, providing more software and automation in the infrastructure, supporting…

18
Sep
2019

NGI Packet RFP to be Released in October 2019

By Scott Taylor, Internet2 Packet Platform Implementation Director This summer the Community Architect’s Workshop in Minneapolis gave the Internet2 team an opportunity to share information that we’ve learned about different hardware platforms and protocols that will be incorporated into the next generation infrastructure. The community architects in attendance shared valuable…

18
Sep
2019

Ciena Selected as NGI Optical Platform Partner

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Director of Network Planning and Architecture Optical Internet2 is pleased to announce that the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI) Project has passed a significant milestone with the formal selection of Ciena as the NGI optical platform partner. The planned Ciena 6500 DWDM platform will feature a flexible-grid…

03
Sep
2019

Remote Instrumentation Resources for K20 Schools

By Stephanie Stenberg, Director, Internet2 Community Anchor Program Utilizing advanced networking, students can conduct original research using the same instruments as the nation’s premier scientists. These remote instruments let your students control a microscope or telescope hundreds of miles away to view everything from comets to mosquitos to microchips. Internet2’s…

27
Aug
2019

Internet2 Network Adds Support for IPv6 RTBH Signaling and Filtering

By Paul Howell, Internet2 Chief Cyberinfrastructure Security Officer Remote Triggered Blackhole Filtering (RTBH) is one among several mitigation techniques offered to the Internet2 community for mitigating Denial of Service (DoS) threats. Recently, the Internet2 network added support for RTBH signaling and filtering over the IPv6 R&E network. Inter-domain RTBH signaling…

18
Dec
2018

What Do Research Computing and Information Security Leaders Have in Common?

By Thomas Barton, Senior Director and Chief Information Security Officer at the University of Chicago Quite a lot, it turns out, as demonstrated at the “Enabling Trustworthy Campus Cyberinfrastructure for Science” workshop, held at the University of Maryland in September 2018. The workshop, a collaborative production of Internet2 and Trusted…