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News Archive: K-12

August 2017

· CA Community Colleges, CSU, Cultural & Scientific, University of California, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, Performing Arts, Private Sector, Private Universities & NPS, RENS & NRENS, Pacific Wave
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CENIC Extends Fiber Lease Until 2040

CENIC today announced an agreement to extend its fiber leases, called Indefeasible Rights of Use (IRUs), with Level 3 Communications on more than 8,000 miles of dark fiber until 2040.

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April 2017

· CA Community Colleges, CSU, Cultural & Scientific, University of California, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, Performing Arts, Private Sector, Private Universities & NPS
Tags: vmwarenetworkcenic

VMware, CENIC Collaborate to Support Research and Education in California

VMware, CENIC Collaborate to Support Research and Education in California- Universities, schools, libraries, and other cultural, scientific, and arts organizations in the CENIC community can now leverage VMware solutions to improve security, reduce costs and simplify information access through a software-defined approach

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March 2017

· CA Community Colleges, CSU, Cultural & Scientific, University of California, K-12, Private Sector, Private Universities & NPS, RENS & NRENS
Tags: researchpolicynetworkinnovations in networking awardsesnetdigital divideceniccalrenaward

Stuart Lynn Awarded the 2017 CENIC Founders Award

Stuart Lynn, who led the creation of the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC)—now among the world’s most heavily used research and education network—has been selected by CENIC as a recipient of the 2017 Founders Award.

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April 2016

· K-12, RENS & NRENS
Tags: policyocdedigital divideceniccalren

Path-Breaking 100Gb Connection Between Orange County Department of Education and CENIC Networks

Path-Breaking 100Gb Connection Between Orange County Department of Education and CENIC Networks CENIC is pleased to announce that CENIC, with its partners – the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE), the K12 High Speed Network (K12HSN), and the California Department of Education (CDE) – has established the world’s first 100-Gigabit per second K12 connection. The network connection went into production on March 24th, 2016.

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January 2016

· CA Community Colleges, Cultural & Scientific, University of California, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, RENS & NRENS
Tags: securityscience dmzresearchnetworkesnetdatacybersecurityceniccalren

CENIC and ESnet Announce Joint Cybersecurity Initiative

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) and the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) are pleased to announce a partnership between their organizations in the area of cybersecurity. The defense of information systems and networks is a necessary function of all modern enterprises, but scientific research organizations face particular challenges: support of open science and, increasingly, big-data science; diverse research portfolios; openness to experimentation across all intellectual domains; openness to collaborations within and across institutions – regionally, nationally, and internationally; and the need for seamless access to remote data-sources, scientific tools, and computational resources. The ESnet and CENIC communities share these challenges and are committed to improving the cybersecurity capacity of both organizations so that research is both open and secure.

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August 2015

May 2015

· CA Community Colleges, Cultural & Scientific, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, RENS & NRENS
Tags: networklibrariesk12100gigabit

Path-breaking 100-Gigabit Connections Between Level 3 and CENIC Networks

Path-breaking 100-Gigabit Connections Between Level 3 and CENIC Networks- CENIC has established links to Level 3's network in both San Jose and Los Angeles, Calif., delivering an unprecedented 200 gigabits per second of Internet capacity to California institutions. This upgrade complements the recent 100G backbone upgrades that CENIC had completed last year throughout California.

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April 2015

· University of California, K-12, RENS & NRENS

Internet2 Names Two K-20 Education Leaders as Winners of 2015 Richard Rose Award

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015—Internet2 today announced that Larry Gallery of NYSERNet and Rob Semper of the Exploratorium are this year’s winners of theRichard Rose Award. The award honors K-20 educators or technologists who have made demonstrable impacts on the K-20 community by extending advanced networking, content and services to the broader education community. Gallery and Semper will receive their awards tomorrow at the Internet2 Global Summit, taking place in Washington, D.C. April 26-30.

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