NLR and Internet2 to Develop Unified Cisco TelePresence Service for Research and Education

NLR and Internet2 to Develop Unified Cisco TelePresence Service for Research and Education

– Internet2 and NLR have announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreeing to collaborate on developing and deploying a unified Cisco TelePresence service offering for the research and education community.   Recognizing the powerful benefits of TelePresence for enabling new levels of collaboration and for breaking down geographic barriers among researchers and educators – nationally and internationally – the two organizations will be combining their respective expertise and reach.

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National LambdaRail Selected for Large Hadron Collider Network

National LambdaRail Selected for Large Hadron Collider Network

National LambdaRail (NLR), the cutting-edge network for advanced research and innovation owned by the U.S. research and education community, announces it has been selected as a provider of ultra high-performance, fiber optic circuits which will enable researchers in the U.S. to participate in the next-generation experiments now getting underway with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest and highest-energy particle accelerator located at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Florida LambdaRail, University of South Florida, and Internet2 Enable Expansion of Florida K20 Community’s Access to the Internet2 Network

Florida LambdaRail, University of South Florida, and Internet2 Enable Expansion of Florida K20 Community’s Access to the Internet2 Network

Florida LambdaRail (FLR), the University of South Florida, and Internet2 today announced they are collaborating to provide access to nearly every K20 institution in the state of Florida to the nationwide Internet2 high performance network. In doing so, thousands more teachers and students across the state will be able to take advantage of the most cutting-edge Internet resources in support of research and education.

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Florida LambdaRail Joins Forces with CiscoWave and UltraLight/PLaNetS to enable the AtlanticWave and Brazil’s CMS Tier2 facilities to participate in Supercomputing 2008

Florida LambdaRail Joins Forces with CiscoWave and UltraLight/PLaNetS to enable the AtlanticWave and Brazil’s CMS Tier2 facilities to participate in Supercomputing 2008

Florida LambdaRail (FLR) joined forces with CiscoWave (CWave), UltraLight/PLaNetS and AtlanticWave (A-Wave) for the Supercomputing 2008 event to enable Brazil’s CMS distributed Tier2 facility to participate in the bandwidth challenge competition. The CiscoWave made it possible for A-Wave and its connectors from Brazil – the Academic Network of São Paulo (ANSP), the national research and education network of Brazil (RNP), the SouthernLight GOLE in São Paulo and the Tier2 facilities in São Paulo (SPRACE) and the Tier2 facility in Rio de Janeiro (HEPGRID) – to access the Super Computing 2008 (SC08) venue in Austin, Texas.

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HOIT NAMED NC STATE’S VICE CHANCELLOR FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

HOIT NAMED NC STATE’S VICE CHANCELLOR FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Dr. Marc I. Hoit has been named vice chancellor for information technology at North Carolina State University, a new position established to develop and execute a progressive information technology strategy for the university. As NC State’s chief information officer, Hoit will report to Chancellor James L. Oblinger, who announced the selection today.

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CONRAD NAMED VICE CHANCELLOR FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

CONRAD NAMED VICE CHANCELLOR FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Larry D. Conrad, associate vice president for technology integration and chief information officer at Florida State University, has been named the new vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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NATIONAL LAMBDARAIL GOING LIVE WITH CISCO TELEPRESENCE

NATIONAL LAMBDARAIL GOING LIVE WITH CISCO TELEPRESENCE

National LambdaRail (NLR), a consortium of leading U.S. research universities and private sector technology companies, announced today it has implemented the Cisco TelePresence solution to be accessible to the universities and other
NLR affiliates that have telepresence capabilities. With NLR’s nationwide optical network infrastructure connected to nearly 20 regional optical networks, the solution deployment makes it simple for researchers, educators and administrators to leverage this next generation service.

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Florida Big Bend Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO)

Florida Big Bend Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO)

To significantly increase access to acute, primary and preventive health care in rural America, the Federal Communications Commission today dedicated over
$417 million for the construction of 69 statewide or regional broadband telehealth networks in 42 states and three U.S. territories under the Rural Health Care Pilot Program (RHCPP).

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Gov. Richardson Launches LambdaRail in New Mexico

Gov. Richardson Launches LambdaRail in New Mexico

Saying that “information is power and access to information is also power,” Governor Bill Richardson today launched LambdaRail in New Mexico. National LambdaRail (NLR) is a nationwide networking infrastructure – a very, very high speed next generation of Internet access – that includes leading U.S. research universities and emerging private sector technology companies.

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