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Democratizing Cloud Computing on Campus via CLASS

By Amanda Tan, Internet2 Research Engagement Program Manager

Over the last 10 months, the Internet2 Cloud Learning and Skills Sessions (CLASS) program has helped facilitate an educational experience in cloud and research computing for more than 70 participants.  The goals of the CLASS program are to enable scientific discovery by building a broad research community able to…


Next-Generation Performance Assurance: Internet2’s Mike Simpson on Expanding perfSONAR Capabilities to Support the New Network

By Amber Rasche, Senior Communications Specialist

Mike Simpson is the director of infrastructure systems and software in the network services division of Internet2. In this Q&A, Mike talks about expanding and upgrading Internet2’s perfSONAR capabilities to support the Next Generation Infrastructure. Did you know? Registration is still open for the Internet2 TechEXtra: perfSONAR Day,…


Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Packet Platform: Update on Interdomain Multicast Phase-Out

By Chris Wilkinson, Internet2 Network Services Director of Planning and Architecture

As Internet2 completes its transition to a new core network architecture, it will no longer support Layer 3 protocol-independent multicast (PIM) as part of the Advanced Layer 3 Service (AL3S). This is due to minimal community utilization of PIM and a lack of vendor support within the optimized Next…


I2 Online Recap: Back to Campus with NET+ Cloud Technologies

By Sean O'Brien, Internet2 NET+ Program Director

Watch highlights to see how peers are leveraging Cloud Services to meet new demands for teaching and learning Watch the highlights reel recap of NET+ I2 Online programming Fall is always an exciting time of year for those of…


The Internet2 NET+ Program Celebrates 10 Years!

By Tara Gyenis, Internet2 NET+ Program Development

Join our conversation as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Internet2 NET+ Program. Kevin Morooney, Vice President of Trust and Identity and NET+, is moderating a panel with some active members of the NET+ community: Sarah J. Christen, Director of IT Infrastructure, Cornell University, NET+ Cloud Services Technology Architecture…


Save the Date and Submit a Proposal!

By Glenn Lipscomb, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications

TechEXtra 2021: Next Generation Infrastructure & Advanced Networking Event Dec 1-3, 2021 Are you one of the many folks who participated in the Advanced Networking track room at a past Internet2 Technology Exchange event? Are you missing the mix of reports on networking updates and community project “lessons learned” talks?…


Internet2 Community Voices Series: Cost-Effective, Scalable Solution for Network Security at the Border

By Dan Kirkland, Network Architect Lead, University of Michigan

Watch the video from the Network Routing Security at Scale at the University of Michigan event held on Thursday, August 12, at 1 p.m. ET. The University of Michigan’s network, UMnet, is the core unifying technology that enables many of the university’s mission-critical IT systems…


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…