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23
Jun
2021

Security Scene: June 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

Well, it’s summer, and things are starting to get back to normal in many places. Living in a college town, we typically see fewer people outside in the summer because many of them have gone back home, but I was driving yesterday and was surprised by just how many people…

23
Jun
2021

Google Workspace for Education Joins Internet2 NET+ Program

By Dana Voss, Internet2 Program Manager, Cloud Services

The NET+ Google Workspace for Education (formerly G Suite Enterprise for Education) service evaluation was completed last year. It included a security, identity, accessibility, and functional evaluation of the platform by Arizona State University, Cornell University, Indiana University, Old Dominion University, Rice University, University of…

21
Jun
2021

Internet2 Community Voices Series: Sustaining Integrated Solutions for Accelerating Science with Science Gateways

By Sandra Gesing, Associate Research Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and Computational Scientist, Center for Research Computing, University of Notre Dame.

Register for the Science Gateways: Sustaining Integrated Solutions for Accelerating Science event to be held Thursday, July 1, at 1 p.m. ET. Sandra Gesing The computational landscape has never evolved as fast as in the last 10 years: novel research and data infrastructures, as well as hardware architectures and…

18
Jun
2021

Celebrating Juneteenth: Internet2 Teams Up With the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library For a Special Musical Juneteenth Program

Internet2’s Presidential Primary Sources Project (PPSP) teamed up with the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library for a special webinar today celebrating Juneteenth, Moving Forward: Juneteenth 2021. Juneteenth commemorates the date of June 19, 1866, when the last enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, were informed of the Emancipation Proclamation a…

18
Jun
2021

NET+ I2 Online Recording and Resources: Security Devices, Data, and Policy

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

It was great to have so many research and education institutions join us on May 18th for the NET+ I2 Online Strengthening Access Security in Higher Education event! In case you missed it (or just thought it was so great you wanted to watch it again) the…

17
Jun
2021

Global Research and Education Networks Collaborate to Connect the Asia Pacific Oceania Region with the Asia Pacific Oceania Network (APOnet)

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2021 — Eleven global leading-edge research and education networks in North America, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania are collaborating to improve high-speed network services in the Asia Pacific Oceania region. The Asia Pacific Oceania network (APOnet) collaboration will connect East Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, and…

11
Jun
2021

NET+ Clearspan Connected Update and Town Hall

By Sean O'Brien, Director of NET+ Cloud Services

Internet2 and Clearspan are teaming up to bring members a community Town Hall. The event will feature information about Clearspan’s new UCaaS features available to Internet2 connected institutions, and new collaboration opportunities with the membership.  Join us for a Town Hall on June 30th at 2 p.m. ET…

11
Jun
2021

Enabling the Next 1,000 Subscribers: Scaling eduroam

By Sara Jeanes, eduroam product manager

eduroam’s usage has grown tremendously and is available at nearly 1,000 colleges, universities, and research facilities across the US.  Internet2 is expanding and scaling the eduroam service to selected community-anchor organizations, and has been working with regional and state-wide organizations to offer eduroam to K-12 schools, libraries, and museums.