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Internet2 Announces Selection of Two Research Teams for Final Phase of Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science Project

The Internet2 project, supported in part through contributions from Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud, awards researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and State University of New York Downstate (SUNY Downstate) second year of support with a focus on delivering scientific results WASHINGTON, D.C., September 3, 2020 – Internet2…


Internet2 Partners with the U.S. National Archives & Presidential Libraries to Offer Summer and Fall Distance Learning Series

By Therese Perlowski With summer camps going virtual and schools reopening in the fall uncertain, the need for high-quality and accessible distance learning is greater than ever.  In response, the Internet2 Presidential Primary Sources Project is partnering with the U.S. National Archives and several presidential libraries to expand distance learning opportunities…


E-CAS: Researchers Study The Brain’s Neural Code by Simulating Cortical Circuits on 100k Simultaneous Cores Using Google Cloud

Authors: Salvador Durá-Bernal, Assistant Professor, State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University, and Research Scientist IV, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research; William W Lytton, Distinguished Professor, State University of New York.  Researchers from the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Health Sciences University presented the Phase 1…


The Alabama Supercomputer Authority: Connecting Libraries and Communities in Alabama

By Therese Perlowski Already serving 600 locations and over 550,000 students, the Alabama Supercomputer Authority is utilizing its “Alabama Research and Education Network” (AREN) network to expand its capabilities with a project to connect 144 public libraries across the state of Alabama. In recognition of the critical resources libraries…


NET+ Spring Update: Supporting Internet2 Members in Cloudy Times

As the COVID-19 pandemic creates a transition of teaching, learning, and administrative functions to remote means, the research and education community has become increasingly reliant on cloud services to meet the needs of faculty, staff, and students. The Internet2 NET+ program is focusing on three ways to support its members…


Internet2 Network Update: COVID-19 Initial Connectivity Upgrades Complete

By Chris Wilkinson To support the transition of students and faculty to remotely accessing campus resources from home, including online education and research, Internet2 has recently completed upgrades to the Internet2 Peer Exchange (I2PX) connectivity to home broadband providers and key content providers. A preview of this was described in…