Quilt News

Call for Papers: Role of Regional Organizations in Improving Access to the National Computational Infrastructure August 20, 2015

The Great Plains Network and Kansas State University together with The Quilt, several Quilt members, XSEDE, Clemson, and more, have been funded to pull together a set of recommendations to NSF on how to improve access to Computational Infrastructure.  As..

The Quilt releases its 2015 VMware Distribution Partner Request for Proposals August 19, 2015

The Quilt has a successful history of leveraging the collective purchasing power of its membership and authorized member institutions to purchase advanced networking technology and services at a lower cost. In August of 2015, The Quilt will issue a Request..


Quilt Member News

Joseph F. Sawasky Selected as Merit President and Chief Executive Officer August 17, 2015

August 17, 2015 ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Joseph Sawasky, currently Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President, Computing and Information Technology at Wayne State University, has been selected as the President and CEO of Merit Network, Inc. Prior to joining..

NSF Gives Green Light to Pacific Research Platform- UC San Diego, UC Berkeley lead creation of West Coast big data freeway system. August 12, 2015

AUGUST 3, 2015 For the last three years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has made a series of competitive grants to over 100 U.S. universities to aggressively upgrade their campus network capacity for greatly enhanced science data access. NSF is..


R&E News

FIU awarded for AMLIGHT to provide an Advanced International Network for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) through 2031 November 12, 2014

The AMLIGHT collaboration includes: The Academic Network or Sao Paulo (ANSP), The National Network of Brazil (RNP), The National Network of Chile (REUNA), The Regional Network for Latin America (CLARA), and The Center for Internet Augmented Research and Assessment (CIARA)..