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25
Jan
2021

Internet2 Year in Review 2020

Internet2 was created by the community, for the community 25 years ago, and that partnership remains strong today. Throughout 2020, Internet2 helped our community with ongoing efforts to support their campus communities and research environments. Here’s a quick glance at some of the past year’s highlights. If you have…

25
Jan
2021

Lanika Starks Named New Internet2 Director of Grants Administration and Sponsored Research

By Miriam Finet, Web Communications Developer Lanika Starks Internet2 welcomes Lanika Starks as the new Director of Grants Administration and Sponsored Research. Starks has extensive experience managing grants and contracts at research-intensive institutions, including Internet2 members Duke University and The University of North Carolina. Most recently, Starks worked at…

25
Jan
2021

Next Generation Infrastructure Packet Implementation Continues: Late January Update

By Scott Taylor, Internet2 Packet Platform Implementation Director The third week of the packet implementation for the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI) program is complete. Cisco series 8000 routers are being installed in 48 locations around the country. These installs also include new equipment for our 100G performance assurance nodes,…

25
Jan
2021

InCommon Steering Committee Welcomes New Members

New members began serving three-year terms with the U.S. identity management federation effective January 1, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C., January 25, 2021 – Internet2 announced the selection of three new members to the InCommon Steering Committee which provides strategic direction, oversight, and recommendations for critical identity management services and offerings…

22
Jan
2021

Now More Than Ever, Leverage Your Tailored Cloud Capabilities

By Sean O’Brien, Director, Internet2 NET+ Cloud Services Program As this different kind of year continues to evolve, the Internet2 community continues to navigate the seismic shift in operations that have been thrust upon them and Internet2 continues to focus on helping institutions succeed in delivering on their academic, research,…

22
Jan
2021

Top Internet2 Blogs Reflect a Year of Community Outreach and Growth

By Miriam Finet, Internet2 Web Communications Developer What a year. Rather than focus on the negative, it is clear we need to celebrate that our community knows how to literally regroup. When the COVID-19 pandemic spread in 2020, many of you in the research and education community found ways to…

14
Jan
2021

Jumpstart Your Sustainability Plan with a Free Mini-Course

By Nayiri Mullinix, SGCI Community Engagement and Exchange Coordinator Are you interested in developing a sustainability strategy? The Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI) is offering a free Jumpstart Your Sustainability Plan mini-course on March 1-3, 2021 from 12-1:30 p.m. ET each day. Register for the event by February…

14
Jan
2021

Presidential Primary Sources Project: New Sessions Start January 2021

By Jennifer LeMay, Internet2 CAP Consultant Register now for the 2021 Presidential Primary Sources Project, which runs January — March of 2021. The Presidential Primary Sources Project (PPSP) is a program that connects students and educators with a free, live, interactive web series where students learn about the…

11
Jan
2021

Next Generation Infrastructure Packet Implementation Underway!

By Scott Taylor, Internet2 Packet Platform Implementation Director January 2021 brought the start of the new year and the beginning of the packet implementation for the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI) program. This implementation will bring 100G and 400G capabilities to 48 locations throughout the country, using new Cisco…