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News Archive: K-12

March 2018

· University of California, K-12, Libraries, Private Sector, RENS & NRENS
Tags: therightconnectionskylerditchfieldresearchnetworkinnovations in networking awardsgeolinksdigital dividedataconferencecenic

GeoLinks Recognized with CENIC Corporate Partnership Award

CENIC is recognizing GeoLinks for their understanding of the importance of high-speed broadband for California research and education communities, and their strategy for reaching those with limited or no access to broadband due remote locations and challenging terrain using fixed wireless technology.

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February 2018

· Cultural & Scientific, K-12, Libraries, RENS & NRENS
Tags: uhresearchnsfnetworknational science foundationlearndavid lassnerdataconferencecenic

David Lassner of University of Hawai'i Recognized for Distinguished Service

CENIC's inaugural Christine Haska Award for Distinguished Service recognizes David Lassner, UH President, for his lifelong commitment to science, the environment, and communities in the Pacific Islands, and his achievements in securing R&E broadband connectivity.

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· CA Community Colleges, CSU, University of California, Healthcare, K-12, Libraries, Performing Arts, Private Sector, Private Universities & NPS, RENS & NRENS
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Founders Circle Award Honors Technology Leaders for their Roles in Creating CENIC

CENIC seeks to honor early members of the board of directors, CENIC employees, and designers of the original CalREN network for their crucial contributions to CENIC in its formative years.

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· K-12
Tags: ruralresearchnetworkk12hsnk12innovations in networking awardsconferenceceniccalrenbiig

Broadband Infrastructure Improvement Grants for K-12 Schools Recognized with CENIC Innovations Award

As a result of the BIIG project, California's most remote public K-12 schools are overcoming barriers to Internet access and being connected to the world-class California Research and Education Network (CalREN), the high-performance broadband network operated by CENIC.

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September 2017

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
Tags: researchnetworklevel3fiber leaseceniccalren

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