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06
Jan
2022

Security Scene: December 2021-January 2022 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

Security Scene is a monthly roundup of cybersecurity news highlights compiled by Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer Adair Thaxton. Adair connects recent headlines to security best practices, within the lens of the research and education community and our broader digital society. Plus, she’s got jokes! It’s the end of 2021, and I…

30
Dec
2021

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – December 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. Community News Recap – December 26-31 Ohio is Using $12.1 Million to Improve Fiber Speeds for Colleges (EdScoop)…

21
Dec
2021

Secrets to Cloud Computing Adoption at Higher Education Institutions

By Amanda Tan, Internet2 Research Engagement Program Manager

As 2021 comes to a close, we are excited to announce that the Cloud Learning and Skills Sessions (CLASS) program is in the process of completing its third cohort! To celebrate and share, we held an I2 Online panel discussion about CLASS on December 9, a…

14
Dec
2021

Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Project Substantially Complete: Productive, Unexpected 2021 Ready for the History Books

By Rob Vietzke, Vice President, Network Services

As we head into the new year, Internet2 is delighted to share that our five-year process to renew and enhance the Internet2 network is now substantially complete.  The new infrastructure makes improvements in service agility, service reliability, capacity for research, cloud connectivity, and software programmability. It also benefits from substantial…

14
Dec
2021

Join the Conversation to Help Select Future NET+ Services

By Tara Gyenis, NET+ Program Development Manager

As we enter the second decade of the NET+ program, you may wonder what new services will emerge to support the higher ed and research community in its cloud journey. In 2021 several new NET+ programs were launched, including NET+ Google Workspace for Education, which will close the year…

14
Dec
2021

Internet2’s Kenneth Klingenstein Inducted Into Internet Hall of Fame

Klingenstein recognized for his pioneering work in the development of the internet’s identity and trust layers, envisioning and facilitating the widespread, consistent internet identity infrastructure we rely on today WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 14, 2021 – Internet2 today announced that Kenneth Klingenstein, Internet2 evangelist for trust and identity, has been…

09
Dec
2021

Guam–Singapore Connectivity Consortium Expands Support for Data-Intensive Science in the Asia Pacific Oceania Region

New 100-gigabits circuit from Guam to Singapore contributes a critical path and boosts resiliency for the region’s research and education network fabric WASHINGTON, D.C., December 9, 2021 – The recently formed Guam–Singapore Connectivity Consortium announced today new high-speed connectivity in support of data-intensive science in the Asia Pacific Oceania Region. The…

06
Dec
2021

Explore the Internet2 Cloud Scorecard Pilot Directory!

By Tara Gyenis, NET+ Program Development Manager

In the rapidly evolving cloud landscape, we recognize that the research and education community needs efficient means to identify and assess cloud services for compliance, security and technology requirements specific to higher education and research. Loren Malm, CIO of Ball State University, expressed the sentiment of many in our…