Judson University has implemented fiber-based Ethernet services at its main campus in Elgin, IL, to increase the bandwidth available to students and faculty accessing online classes and educational resources, as well as for administrative and recreational network usage.
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California has upgraded the core backbone of the California Research and Education Network to 100 gigabits per second.
A new transatlantic network will allow research and education users to transfer data between North America and Europe at speeds previously only possible within the continents.
A University of Arizona research project hopes to figure out how to stop the eavesdropping that can take place in wireless transmissions.
Brocade, a networking provider for data centers, has introduced a new distributed chassis solution based on the Brocade ICX 7750; a new enterprise campus stackable switch, the Brocade ICX 7450; and support for OpenFlow 1.3 for software-defined networking (SDN) applications.
Silex Technology, a provider of wired and wireless networking products, has unveiled the SX-ND-4350WAN, a wireless interactive display adapter and wireless access point.
Internet2 has added a new resource that enables its national education network to be divided into segments that can be allocated for use as multiple, discrete private networks by specific research or other user communities.
A team of researchers at universities in Florida and the Netherlands may have developed a new kind of optical fiber that can transmit data at more than 20 times current top speeds.
The firewalls and intrusion protection systems in use by educational organizations to protect their enterprise networks may not be keeping up with the new security demands of virtualized data centers.
Researchers from Cornell University, the University of Southern California and University of Massachusetts have proposed an application to help network operators find the best routes for their data and bypass Internet traffic jams.