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05
Oct
2021

Driving Confidence Through Automation: Internet2 NET+ Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Town Hall Report

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager

Higher ed cybersecurity teams are battling external threats while also working to overcome internal resource constraints of time, money, and attention. This means the challenge is not just building robust defenses in-depth but finding smarter ways to manage visibility and control across systems that are always in motion.  Our recent…

05
Oct
2021

Internet2 Peer Exchange Update: Microsoft, Box, and Oracle Routes Will Transition to I2PX-only on October 7

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

Beginning at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 7, 2021, Internet2 will remove Microsoft, Box, and the original Oracle Cloud Platform (AS7160) routes from the Advanced Layer 3 Service (AL3S) for research and education (R&E): AS11537. These routes will be transitioned to Internet2 Peer Exchange (I2PX)-only. These peers were originally included…

04
Oct
2021

New Internet2 NET+ Duo User Login Experience, Universal Prompt, Coming Soon

By Assia Khadri, NET+ Intern, and Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager

The NET+ Duo Service Advisory Board hosted a NET+ Duo Security subscribers call on August 5 regarding the status of Duo’s next-generation authentication experience — the Universal Prompt.  Nikhil Khare, Ryan Laus, and Ganesh Vellala Umapathy from the Duo Security product…

04
Oct
2021

Update on Internet2’s Participation at SC21

By Glenn Lipscomb, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Since 1999, Internet2 has been an active participant in the SC Conference and a proud sponsor of SCinet—the cutting-edge, high-speed network built each year in support of conference workshops, demonstrations, and collaborative opportunities. For SC21, Internet2 will deliver over 1.3 Tbps of…

01
Oct
2021

Coming Soon to I2PX: Direct Peering with Cloudflare

By George Loftus, Internet2 Associate Vice President, Network Services

Recent news that Cloudflare will soon offer storage with no egress fees is likely of great interest to many in the research and education community.  To support researchers and others at Internet2 member organizations with large storage needs, we are already in discussions with Cloudflare regarding community access through…

01
Oct
2021

In the Media: Minority-serving Institutions Get $3 Million for Cyberinfrastructure

The National Science Foundation’s Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence Pilot program has awarded nearly $3 million to the Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) and Internet2. The grant will fund programs and services that support the research cyberinfrastructure needs of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and tribal colleges…

30
Sep
2021

Community Engagement 101: How to Maximize the Return on Your Industry Membership

By Amber Walters, Community Success Coordinator, Industry Engagement

Internet2 Industry membership provides a variety of ways to connect with the research and education community – from raising awareness of products and services, to building deep relationships with universities and other institutions, to serving a company’s own research and development needs, to leveraging Internet2’s next generation technology platforms. But…

30
Sep
2021

I2 Online Recap: Back to Campus with NET+ Cloud Technologies

By Sean O'Brien, Internet2 NET+ Program Director

Watch highlights to see how peers are leveraging Cloud Services to meet new demands for teaching and learning Watch the highlights reel recap of NET+ I2 Online programming Fall is always an exciting time of year for those of…

30
Sep
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – September 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 US Closes in on Exascale: Frontier Installation Is Underway (HPCwire)Leading Supercomputing Center…

28
Sep
2021

How InCommon Academy is Supporting IAM Infrastructure Modernization at Illinois State University

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Majeed Abu-Qulbain, Senior Enterprise Architect at Illinois State University Majeed Abu-Qulbain, Senior Enterprise Architect at Illinois State University, is an alumnus of the InCommon Academy’s Collaboration Success Program and Trusted Access Platform training. In this Q&A, Majeed discusses how InCommon Academy is supporting his team’s…