The Quilt WInter Member Meeting Attracts Leaders in National Networking
The Quilt, a national coalition of advanced regional networks for research and education (RENs) representing more than 30 networks across the country, today announced that nearly 100 national leaders from Quilt member organizations, affiliates and guests participated in The Quilt 2014 Winter Member Meeting and the Quilt-Internet2 InCommon Federation Workshop on Feb. 4 through Feb. 7 in La Jolla, Calif.
The Quilt Welcomes Top Leadership in National Networking
The Quilt today announced the 2014 Quilt Executive Committee and named Merit Network President and CEO Don Welch as chairman.
The Quilt Announces its 2014 Commodity Internet Services RFP
Through the RFP process, our goal is to identify those providers who, through their IP transit Internet service offerings, are willing and able to be partners in the delivery and development of our research and education networks through the United States. We will look to our approved commodity Internet services providers for pricing discounts appropriate to our levels of bandwidth consumption. We seek provider partners who are not only able to provide the best value, but are also at the forefront of technology and are willing to work closely with Quilt members to develop and expand technology beyond that of a standard provider-customer relationship.
Quilt Member News
Special Michigan Cyber Range Offerings for Members of The Quilt
Merit Network announced today at The Quilt's annual meeting a special savings programs on Michigan Cyber Range courses and Merit Secure Sandbox for members of The Quilt, the national coalition of advanced regional networks for research and education.
MAX Unveils Part Two of Double HELIX PoP at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus
Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) announces the addition of a second point of presence (PoP) under the Double HELIX (Health, Education, Life Sciences, and Internet eXchange) family, located at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus in Rockville, Maryland. Like its predecessor at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, the new PoP offers high-speed big data transfer services through a 100 Gbps-capable networking infrastructure to the surrounding life sciences research community.
Rhode Island's New High Speed, High Capacity Broadband Infrastructure is Completed Positions RI for Growth and Job Development
Providence, RI: OSHEAN today announced the completion of Beacon 2.0 - one of the biggest digital milestones to date for Rhode Island -a new 450-mile fiber optic cyber infrastructure that connects over 100 Community Anchor Institutions (CAI).
Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Governor Lincoln Chafee, Congressman Jim Langevin, and Congressman David Cicilline all joined Governor Lincoln Chafee and OSHEAN at the Providence Public Library where representatives of Rhode Island and SE Massachusetts colleges, universities, major health care institutions, state and local government, libraries and schools celebrated the feat.