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News Archive: Healthcare

November 2017

· Cultural & Scientific, Healthcare, Pacific Wave
Tags: researchnetworkk12internet2ceniccalrencalifornia academy of sciences

The California Academy of Sciences Joins CENIC

The California Academy of Sciences now has a direct connection to CENIC’s California Research and Education Network (CalREN), and from there to the world. At a speed of 10 Gbps per second, this access to the ultra-high bandwidth of the CENIC network will provide scientists and patrons of the Academy with fifty times more capacity, enabling new opportunities to engage, create, invent, and learn. Prior to completing the connection to CalREN, the Academy was operating with 200 Mbps of connectivity. This level of enhanced connectivity is already making a difference in day-to-day operations.

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September 2017

August 2017

· CA Community Colleges, CSU, Cultural & Scientific, University of California, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, Performing Arts, Private Sector, Private Universities & NPS, RENS & NRENS, Pacific Wave
Tags: researchnetworklevel3fiber leaseceniccalren

CENIC Extends Fiber Lease Until 2040

CENIC today announced an agreement to extend its fiber leases, called Indefeasible Rights of Use (IRUs), with Level 3 Communications on more than 8,000 miles of dark fiber until 2040.

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April 2017

· CA Community Colleges, CSU, Cultural & Scientific, University of California, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, Performing Arts, Private Sector, Private Universities & NPS
Tags: vmwarenetworkcenic

VMware, CENIC Collaborate to Support Research and Education in California

VMware, CENIC Collaborate to Support Research and Education in California- Universities, schools, libraries, and other cultural, scientific, and arts organizations in the CENIC community can now leverage VMware solutions to improve security, reduce costs and simplify information access through a software-defined approach

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March 2016

January 2016

· CA Community Colleges, Cultural & Scientific, University of California, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, RENS & NRENS
Tags: securityscience dmzresearchnetworkesnetdatacybersecurityceniccalren

CENIC and ESnet Announce Joint Cybersecurity Initiative

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) and the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) are pleased to announce a partnership between their organizations in the area of cybersecurity. The defense of information systems and networks is a necessary function of all modern enterprises, but scientific research organizations face particular challenges: support of open science and, increasingly, big-data science; diverse research portfolios; openness to experimentation across all intellectual domains; openness to collaborations within and across institutions – regionally, nationally, and internationally; and the need for seamless access to remote data-sources, scientific tools, and computational resources. The ESnet and CENIC communities share these challenges and are committed to improving the cybersecurity capacity of both organizations so that research is both open and secure.

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November 2015

May 2015

· CA Community Colleges, Cultural & Scientific, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, RENS & NRENS
Tags: networklibrariesk12100gigabit

Path-breaking 100-Gigabit Connections Between Level 3 and CENIC Networks

Path-breaking 100-Gigabit Connections Between Level 3 and CENIC Networks- CENIC has established links to Level 3's network in both San Jose and Los Angeles, Calif., delivering an unprecedented 200 gigabits per second of Internet capacity to California institutions. This upgrade complements the recent 100G backbone upgrades that CENIC had completed last year throughout California.

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April 2015

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