Researchers at MIT, UT San Antonio and Notre Dame are collaborating with Internet2 and Rackspace Hosting to build a new OpenStack-optimized hybrid cloud environment designed to help the research and education community use the cloud for big data research.
NEIL is watching and learning. NEIL is the Never Ending Image Learner computer program at Carnegie Mellon University. Since late July, NEIL has been running 24 hours a day, searching the Web for images, identifying and labeling objects in the images, and attempting to make associations between those objects with minimal assistance from people.
Schools and libraries will soon have a new way to access and stream video, at no charge, directly to computers and mobile devices.
Schools and institutions can now create interactive digital signage and video walls that support multiple users, simultaneously.
Glip has made its conversation platform available for free to educators and students.
Intel has rolled out its new Intel HPC Distribution for Apache Hadoop software, an enterprise-grade solution designed for storing and processing large data sets.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is deploying Comet, a virtualized petascale supercomputer to address the needs of "the 99 percent."
The University of Minnesota's upgraded control room includes two new slow motion instant replay systems.
Forget about gigabit performance. Purdue University needs 40 gigabit/second interconnectivity for its newest computer cluster, the Conte.
For universities looking to start or accelerate their own next-generation network efforts in their communities, Gig.U is offering up lessons learned from its members broadband projects. In its latest report, "A Gigabit Garden Begins To Grow: Lessons from the First Planting," the group outlines efforts to build networks with gigabit speeds in 18 university communities around the United States.