Networking

Arizona's Sun Corridor Network Joins Internet2

The Sun Corridor Network, a research and education network founded by Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona, has joined Internet2 as a Research and Education Network member, bringing faster connectivity to Arizona educators and researchers.

"Schools, libraries, universities and museums around the country are leveraging their access to Internet2 to enhance learning outcomes and advance cutting edge research," said Michael Sherman, executive director of Sun Corridor Network, in a press release. "With Sun Corridor Network joining Internet2, we are making those educational opportunities available to Arizona schools and institutions."

The Sun Corridor Network also serves as Arizona's direct connector to Internet2, providing the state's public schools, colleges, universities, libraries and museums with gigabit-speed connectivity and access to Internet2 research and education community partners. The Internet2 community comprises more than 300 US universities, 70 government agencies, 42 regional and state education networks, 84 corporations and 90,000 community anchor institutions.

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About the author: Rhea Kelly is executive editor for Campus Technology. She can be reached at rkelly@1105media.com.

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