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· University of California, K-12, Libraries, Private Sector, RENS & NRENS
Tags: therightconnection,skylerditchfield,research,network,innovations in networking awards,geolinks,digital divide,data,conference,cenic

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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· University of California, RENS & NRENS
Tags: prp,digital divide,cenic,award

Wide-Area Visualization Environment (WAVE) System at UC Merced Awarded the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award

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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· K-12, RENS & NRENS
Tags: policy,ocde,digital divide,cenic,calren

Path-Breaking 100Gb Connection Between Orange County Department of Education and CENIC Networks

Path-Breaking 100Gb Connection Between Orange County Department of Education and CENIC Networks CENIC is pleased to announce that CENIC, with its partners – the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE), the K12 High Speed Network (K12HSN), and the California Department of Education (CDE) – has established the world’s first 100-Gigabit per second K12 connection. The network connection went into production on March 24th, 2016.

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· CA Community Colleges, University of California, Libraries
Tags: libraries,digital 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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