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06
Apr
2022

Catching Up on the Cloud: Spring 2022

By Sean O'Brien, Internet2 NET+ Program Director

Internet2 NET+ and Other Cloud Program Updates Making Strides Working with the community, we continue to make strides in providing the research and education community with the best options for implementing cloud services. Since our last update, two important initiatives have come to fruition.  First, earlier this week, we were…

04
Apr
2022

Internet2 Announces Availability of Collaborative Agreement With AWS for NIH Award Recipients to Utilize the STRIDES Initiative

US higher education institutions, Internet2 affiliates, and federal affiliates may now utilize the Internet2 NET+ Amazon Web Services (AWS) agreement to realize the benefits of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiative. As a result,…

04
Apr
2022

Enabling Digital Equity in Oklahoma Libraries

By Therese Perlowski

“Eliminating the digital divide enables all citizens to participate fully in our society and economy.” -Sonja Wall, Senior Director of OneNet and OCAN Services. Oklahoma’s state research and education network, OneNet, is committed to leveling the playing field for Oklahoma residents through their work with over…

31
Mar
2022

Gigabit Libraries and Beyond: Year One Grant Update

By Therese Perlowski

In September 2020, Internet2 received funding for the Gigabit Libraries and Beyond (GLB) project through a $249,788 Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant.  The GLB project builds on the success of the 2018 IMLS grant-funded Toward Gigabit Libraries (TGL) toolkit,…

31
Mar
2022

Internet2 Community News Spotlight – March 2022 Edition

By Amber Rasche

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 – March 27-31 Florida LambdaRail Completes 400Gbps Connection to Internet2’s Next Generation Infrastructure…

28
Mar
2022

Q&A with Tripti Sinha: MAX Among the ‘First to 400G’ on Internet2’s Network

By Amber Rasche

Tripti Sinha, Executive Director of Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) Internet2 recently unveiled its fifth-generation backbone, known as the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI). NGI interconnects with 37 state and regional networks and serves every state in the U.S. Among these 37 are the first five to upgrade to 400 gigabits…

22
Mar
2022

We’re Accomplished! 

By Kevin Morooney, vice president of Trust and Identity and NET+, Internet2

2021 InCommon Accomplishments Report Available Now Kevin Morooney, vice president Trust and Identity and NET+, Internet2 We accomplished a lot in 2021. We have an entire report to back it up and a wonderfully collaborative community to thank for all that our team accomplished last year.  The 2021…

21
Mar
2022

How to Enable ARIN’s Registry Services to Secure Legacy IP Resources

By Steven Wallace, Internet2 Security Architect

Many Internet2 community organizations have IP networks that were allocated before ARIN, or the American Registry for Internet Numbers, was formed. These networks are known as “legacy resources.” While ARIN has never required holders of legacy resources to bring them under the terms of an ARIN…