International Networks at Indiana University and its partners have activated a new transatlantic subsea cable that provides 100 gigabits per second (Gbps) of network connectivity to support the flow of research data between the United States, Europe and Africa.
Texas A&M University has installed a new $2.1 million supercomputer, nicknamed "Terra," which will support research projects such as developing new drugs, forecasting storm surges and managing energy sources.
Internet2, the technology community devoted to advancing research and education, celebrates its 20th anniversary next month.
The University of California, San Diego's department of Extended Studies and Public Programs has partnered with the San Diego Supercomputer Center to launch the Modern Data Science Academy, an education center providing hands-on workshops about data mining and data analytics.
Loyola University Maryland has been awarded a $280,120 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to build its first high-performance computing (HPC) cluster, which will be used for faculty and student research across disciplines.
Nor-Tech, a manufacturer of high performance computing clusters and other computing equipment, has developed a line of lower-cost supercomputers designed for use in an office, classroom or laboratory, rather than a data center.
Advanced research and education networks can be a tremendous resource for colleges and universities both large and small. So why doesn't every school take part?
A collaborative team led by the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego has received a five-year, $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish the Science Gateways Community Institute, a multi-institutional consortium that aims to increase the capabilities, number and sustainability of science gateways.
The University of Maryland (UMD) and the United States Army Research Laboratory (ARL) have partnered to connect the ARL's supercomputer, nicknamed "Harold," to the Mid-Atlantic Crossroads at UMD in order to provide the higher education and research communities in that region with access to high-performance computing resources.
CT talks with Ed Chapel, Senior Vice President at NJEDge.Net, about the role of New Jersey's Research and Education Network (REN) and how it serves the higher education and related K-12, government, and nonprofit sectors.