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News Archive: Libraries

March 2018

· University of California, K-12, Libraries, Private Sector, RENS & NRENS
Tags: therightconnectionskylerditchfieldresearchnetworkinnovations in networking awardsgeolinksdigital dividedataconferencecenic

GeoLinks Recognized with CENIC Corporate Partnership Award

CENIC is recognizing GeoLinks for their understanding of the importance of high-speed broadband for California research and education communities, and their strategy for reaching those with limited or no access to broadband due remote locations and challenging terrain using fixed wireless technology.

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February 2018

· Cultural & Scientific, K-12, Libraries, RENS & NRENS
Tags: uhresearchnsfnetworknational science foundationlearndavid lassnerdataconferencecenic

David Lassner of University of Hawai'i Recognized for Distinguished Service

CENIC's inaugural Christine Haska Award for Distinguished Service recognizes David Lassner, UH President, for his lifelong commitment to science, the environment, and communities in the Pacific Islands, and his achievements in securing R&E broadband connectivity.

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· CA Community Colleges, CSU, University of California, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, Performing Arts, Private Sector, Private Universities & NPS, RENS & NRENS
Tags: how cenic startedfoundersconferencecenic foundersceniccalrenaward

Founders Circle Award Honors Technology Leaders for their Roles in Creating CENIC

CENIC seeks to honor early members of the board of directors, CENIC employees, and designers of the original CalREN network for their crucial contributions to CENIC in its formative years.

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· CSU, Libraries
Tags: researchpatrickperrynetworkinnovations in networking awardsdata centersdatacsuconferencecloudciocsu

Cal State’s CMS Data Center Transformation Recognized with CENIC Innovation Award

This award recognizes the significant effort required to bring the CMS data center from Salt Lake City to its current state-of-the-art facility in Silicon Valley, thereby enabling CSU to use a hybrid cloud platform. Project leader George Mansoor will accept the award on behalf of the numerous CSU staff who contributed to this project.

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March 2017

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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October 2015

· Libraries, RENS & NRENS

SMCL and SFJAZZ “Rock With You” via CENIC’s CalREN

CENIC is proud to announce its participation in the Music of Michael Jackson, a live-streamed jazz concert of the award-winning SFJAZZ Collective on Saturday, October 24th. Visitors to the Peninsula Library System’s San Mateo County Library (SMCL) will have the opportunity to experience and participate the event thanks to the library’s lightning-fast expanded Gigabit network, which was provided to SMCL through CENIC’s CalREN, a high-capacity 3,800-mile fiber-optic-based network.

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August 2015

June 2015

· Libraries, RENS & NRENS

CENIC and the City and County of San Francisco Collaborate to Make San Francisco Public Library the First 10 Gigabit Library in the U.S.

San Francisco Public Library, First 10 Gigabit Library in the U.S. – San Francisco Public Library (SFPL), the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), and the City and County of San Francisco announced today that they have collaborated to provide unprecedented direct connection at 10 gigabits per second access speed to CENIC’s California Research and Education Network (CalREN) and from there to the world.

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April 2015

· CA Community Colleges, University of California, Libraries
Tags: librariesdigital divide

Innovations in Public Libraries: The California Library Broadband Initiative

With the California State Library, CENIC, and Califa’s Library Initiative underway, the timeliness and relevance of an examination of broadband in the state’s public libraries couldn’t be better. In this Monday session, a great perspective on where things stand now, where they are headed, and how California will get there was provided by Tom Fortin (San Mateo County Library), Derek Wolrfgram (Redwood City Public Library), and Cliff Frost (CENIC).

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