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Internet2 Announces Neutral Host Network Pilot Using CBRS Spectrum

Duke University, DISH Wireless and Cisco part of collaboration to launch a higher education neutral host network WASHINGTON, D.C., April 21, 2022 – Internet2, Duke University, DISH Wireless and Cisco today announced the launch of a neutral host network pilot for higher education institutions using Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)…


Automation and Orchestration No Longer a ‘Nice to Have’ for Internet2’s Next Generation Infrastructure

By Amber Rasche

Chris Wilkinson and Karl Newell Chris Wilkinson is the network services director of planning and architecture at Internet2, and Karl Newell is the network software architect at Internet2. In this Q&A, Chris and Karl discuss how software-driven automation and orchestration sets Internet2’s Next Generation Infrastructure apart from any previous version…


Coming Soon to I2PX: Direct Peering with Cloudflare

By George Loftus, Internet2 Associate Vice President, Network Services

Recent news that Cloudflare will soon offer storage with no egress fees is likely of great interest to many in the research and education community.  To support researchers and others at Internet2 member organizations with large storage needs, we are already in discussions with Cloudflare regarding community access through…


Planning an Advanced Network in the Age of Cloud-Scale Datacenters, Open Systems, Software-Driven Everything and Big Science Collaboration

By Robert Vietzke, Internet2 Vice President, Network Services At the 2018 Internet2 Global Summit, Internet2 leadership supporting Advanced Networking services outlined key drivers, goals and plans for a new generation of investment in the Internet2 Network in support of the national and global research and education (R&E) ecosystems. What’s Changed? Drivers…