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News Archive: RENS & NRENS

October 2017

· CSU, RENS & NRENS
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CENIC, Pacific Northwest Gigapop, and Internet2 Extend West Coast Agreement

CENIC, the Pacific Northwest Gigapop, (PNWGP), and Internet2 announced today that they will renew their collaboration to provide networking capabilities across the entire West Coast of the United States, and to continue their joint efforts to develop new network capabilities. The term of the renewal is five years (2017 – 2022) with additional extensions possible.

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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
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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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March 2017

· Private Sector, RENS & NRENS

Sunesys Awarded the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Corporate Partnership

In recognition of their work to provide high-speed, cost-effective network connections for CENIC and its members, and their efforts in collaboration with CENIC and UCSC, to develop a successful application for California Advanced Services Funding to construct new fiber in the Salinas Valley, CENIC has selected Sunesys, a Crown Castle Company, and Alan Katz, Vice President who, along with his team, led these efforts, as the recipients of the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Corporate Partnership.

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· CA Community Colleges, CSU, Cultural & Scientific, University of California, K-12, Private Sector, Private Universities & NPS, RENS & NRENS
Tags: researchpolicynetworkinnovations in networking awardsesnetdigital divideceniccalrenaward

Stuart Lynn Awarded the 2017 CENIC Founders Award

Stuart Lynn, who led the creation of the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC)—now among the world’s most heavily used research and education network—has been selected by CENIC as a recipient of the 2017 Founders Award.

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· University of California, RENS & NRENS
Tags: prpdigital dividecenicaward

Wide-Area Visualization Environment (WAVE) system at UC Merced Awarded the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Research Applications

The Wide-Area Visualization Environment (WAVE) at UC Merced is one of many projects enabled by the Pacific Research Platform. This massive display, consisting of twenty 4k resolution screens, provides student and faculty researchers at UC Merced to work with the cutting-edge of virtual reality hardware. WAVE is an exciting example of a tool that can reduce the gap between data collection and interpretation and the dissemination of that data to researchers and the public.

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· RENS & NRENS

Women in IT Networking at SC Awarded the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Experimental Applications

In recognition of work to expand the diversity of the SCinet volunteer staff and to provide professional development opportunities to highly qualified women in the field of networking, the Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program has been selected by CENIC as a recipient of the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Experimental Applications. Project members being recognized include Wendy Huntoon (KINBER), Marla Meehl (UCAR), and Kate Petersen Mace, Lauren Rotman, and Jason Zurawski (ESnet).

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· Cultural & Scientific, RENS & NRENS
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The Network Startup Resource Center and its Director, Steven Huter, Awarded the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Broadband Applications

In recognition of work to improve network infrastructure, facilitate collaboration, and build professional capacity in countries around the world, the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) and its Director, Steven Huter, have been selected by the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) as recipients of the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Broadband Applications.

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· University of California, RENS & NRENS
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Tom DeFanti Awarded Innovations In Networking Award for Outstanding Individual Contributions

In recognition of his work to develop next generation networks, advance the mission of Calit2, and shape collaborations across organizations, CENIC recognizes Tom DeFanti, an internationally recognized pioneer in visualization and virtual reality technologies at Calit2, University of California San Diego, as the recipient of the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Outstanding Individual Contributions.

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