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22
Apr
2021

Reaching Over 12,000 Students in 2021: The Presidential Primary Sources Project

In its 2021 season, the Presidential Primary Sources Project reached over 12,000 students. Connecting over 200 classrooms in over 40 states to National Park Service rangers and presidential historians across the country, the Presidential Primary Sources Project offers high-quality distance learning opportunities. The project is a partnership between the…

20
Apr
2021

Internet2 NET+ Palo Alto Networks Community Calls for 2021

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager The NET+ service evaluation for Palo Alto Networks — Cloud-Powered Security for .edu, is complete! Rick Haugerud from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is presenting on an I2 Online webinar, New NET+ Services Introduced to Meet Higher Ed Community Needs, on May 26…

19
Apr
2021

Storage in the Cloud Doesn’t Have to Cast a Shadow on Your Sunny Day

By Quyen Vaillant, Internet2 NET+ Cloud Collaboration Services The use of cloud storage increased dramatically during the pandemic as universities and research institutions pivoted to online learning and remote work. As the need for cloud storage continues to surge, cloud providers are also reporting increased costs. As a result,…

19
Apr
2021

Internet2 Names Charlotte Bewersdorff of Merit Network Winner of 2021 Rose-Werle Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 19, 2021 – Internet2 today announced that Charlotte Bewersdorff, vice president for community engagement at Merit Network, is the 2021 Rose-Werle Award recipient. The award honors extraordinary individual contributions that have made demonstrable impacts on the formal and informal education community by extending advanced networking, content,…

16
Apr
2021

MANRS Gaining Momentum, New Route Reports Published

By Steven Wallace, Internet2 Security Architect MANRS, the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security global initiative, is gaining momentum across the research and education (R&E) community. Andrew Gallo, Principal IT Architect at The George Washington University, serves on the MANRS Advisory Group, and I represent Indiana University and Internet2 as…

14
Apr
2021

Security Scene: April 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer Spring is upon us, and I think it’s one of my favorite times of the year. I did floral design in college, and spring flowers are just the best. Ranunculus, daffodils, and dahlias? Yes, please. I guess I should try to relate this back to security in…

09
Apr
2021

Internet2 NET+ Quarterly Update: Spring 2021

By Sean O’Brien, Internet2 NET+ Program Director In early 2021, many of the community efforts in the NET+ program centered around the theme of storage. As the falling price of storage is no longer outpacing the increased utilization, there is increased price pressure on software-as-a-services offerings. The research and education…