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News Archive: University of California

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, University of California, RENS & NRENS
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Project Connecting Hyades Supercomputer Cluster with NERSC Recognized with CENIC Innovations Award

The project to connect UCSC’s Hyades Supercomputer Cluster with Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center is being awarded the CENIC 2018 Innovations Award for Research Applications for its facilitation of astronomy research and data sharing.

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· CA Community Colleges, CSU, University of California, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, Performing Arts, Private Sector, Private Universities & NPS, RENS & NRENS
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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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· University of California, RENS & NRENS
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Technology Projects to Combat California Wildfires Are Recognized with CENIC Innovation Award

WIFIRE, HPWREN, and AlertTahoe Awarded the 2018 Innovations in Networking Award for Experimental Applications. These three projects are being recognized for their work to bring advanced IT and telecommunications to the fight to contain California wildfires: the WIFIRE, HPWREN, and AlertTahoe. Project leaders being recognized are Ilkay Altintas, John Graham, Graham Kent, and Frank Vernon.

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December 2017

· Cultural & Scientific, University of California, Performing Arts, Private Universities & NPS, RENS & NRENS, Pacific Wave
Tags: supercomputingsingarenresearchpacific wavensccnictnetworkinternet2cenic

First 100G international research and education “backbone” network in Asia and across the Pacific

NICT, NSCC and SingAREN, working together have completed a high speed 100G international network linking Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan - infrastructure that will be the backbone of the North to South-East Asia network for international Research and Education Networks (RENs) in the region.

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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
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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 2017

· 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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· 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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December 2016

· CA Community Colleges, University of California, Private Universities & NPS, RENS & NRENS
Tags: uc anrresearchcenic

CENIC and UC ANR team up to provide research scientists with super-fast Internet connectivity

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (UC ANR) and the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) have connected key UC ANR facilities to CENIC’s ultra-fast 100Gbps research and education network, extending ultra-broadband capacity to UC researchers in rural sites across California.

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