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Internet2 Cloud Connect Expands to Include Oracle Cloud

By Linda Roos, Internet2 senior director for State and Regional Networks, and Matt Zekauskas, Internet2 senior engineer

The Internet2 Cloud Connect (I2CC) service now includes 100 Gbps connections in Ashburn, Virginia, and Dallas, Texas, to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) via OCI FastConnect.  I2CC is available to research and education (R&E) institutions connected to the Internet2 network. The service…


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…


Internet2 Next Generation Infrastructure Update: OESS and Cloud Connect Migrations Begin October 11

By Linda Roos, Internet2 Senior Director, State and Regional Networks

Internet2 is making steady progress on the transition of services to the Next Generation Infrastructure. We are now planning to begin the OESS and Internet2 Cloud Connect (I2CC) migrations on October 11, 2021. Over the past several weeks, Internet2 has been transitioning member-facing peering exchanges and research…