Quilt News

The Quilt elects OARnet’s Paul Schopis as chairman November 18, 2016 OARnet Interim Executive Director Paul Schopis was elected chairman of The Quilt’s board of directors. Schopis was elected vice chairman of the board last year and stepped up to the interim chairman position on Oct. 1. He will serve as.. Read More...
Discovering change through Smart & Connected Communities November 01, 2016 As cities and communities in the U.S. and around the world enter a new era of change, they are increasingly connected by smart technologies, which lead to new opportunities for innovation, improved services and enhanced quality of life. The Quilt, Internet2 and U.S. Ignite hosted a webinar on the NSF... Read More...

Quilt Member News

Touching presentation symbolizes OARnet’s efforts  November 21, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 21, 2016)  – OARnet is well known for its connections, from POP to POP, main site to disaster recovery and everything in between. Running even deeper than the dark fiber that comprises the network are the connections forged and..

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ESNet, Kinber establish new peering connection to enhance network capabilities to Pennsylvania universities November 18, 2016

Harrisburg, PA (November 18) — The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), a non-profit membership organization devoted to fostering collaboration through technology, and ESnet, the Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network, announced today the establishment of a new..

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R&E News

NSF awards $110 million to bring advanced cyberinfrastructure to nations scientists, engineers August 23, 2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a $110 million award to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and 18 partner institutions to continue and expand activities undertaken through the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). A virtual organization that..

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