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ESnet Among Five Groups Honored with SCinet Spirit of Innovation Award

November 12, 2018

Five organizations in particular were instrumental in delivering 800 gigabits per second of long-haul bandwidth to the SC Conference this year, and they are being recognized with the SCinet Spirit of Innovation Award.  Read More

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SCinet 2018: A High-Capacity Network for HPC Unveiled in Dallas

November 8, 2018

ESnet staff are once again contributing their expertise to build and operate SCinet, one of the most powerful and advanced networks in the world that is created annually to bring high-speed networking capabilities to the Supercomputing Conference.  Read More

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ESnet to Support Leading-Edge Demos at SC18

November 7, 2018

ESnet staff will be working with other research organizations and vendors to support a series of demos at the forefront of networking, including the use of new hardware and software. Here are three key demos supported by ESnet: Making SENSE of Software Defined Networking In collaboration with two universities and three national laboratories, ESnet will demonstrate its Software-defined network for…  Read More

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Helping SC18 Make All the Right Connections

November 6, 2018

Every November, thanks to the volunteer efforts of hundreds of network experts, the SC conference becomes one of the best-connected sites on the planet. When SC18 convenes Nov. 11 in Dallas, the SCinet team, including staff from ESnet, NERSC and the lab's IT Division, will have spent the previous year preparing for the event.  Read More

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OSCARS Upgraded to Support Big Science Collaborations

October 25, 2018

The Energy Sciences Network’s (ESnet’s) award-winning OSCARS (On-demand Secure Circuits and Reservation System) has just been upgraded. The tool, now called OSCARS 1.0, allows network engineers to make multi-point bandwidth reservations and features a new programmable API and graphical user interface. OSCARS is a software service that creates dedicated bandwidth channels for scientists who…  Read More

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ESnet's Network, Software Help SLAC Researchers in Record-Setting Transfer of 1 Petabyte of Data

October 17, 2018

Using a 5,000-mile network loop operated by ESnet, researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) and Zettar Inc. recently transferred 1 petabyte  in 29 hours, with encryption and checksumming, beating last year's record by 5 hours, an almost 15 percent improvement. The project is aimed at achieving the high data transfer rates needed to accommodate the…  Read More

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Meet Adam Slagell, ESnet’s New Chief Security Officer

September 25, 2018

As ESnet’s new chief security officer, Adam Slagell will head the facility’s security team and generate a security strategy for the network. He will also join the organization’s senior leadership team and provide valuable input into the growing network’s strategic direction.  Read More

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ESnet’s Monga to Lead Quantum Network Discussions at DOE Workshop

September 17, 2018

Inder Monga, director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), is headed to Rockville, MD next week to participate in the Quantum Networks for Open Science (QNet) Workshop, to be held Sept. 25-26. Sponsored by the DOE's Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, the event will bring together experts from national labs, industry, government, and academia…  Read More

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ESnet Summer Students: Mentoring The Next Generation of Network Engineers

August 14, 2018

The student interns who come to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) each summer offer many advantages: they are motivated, energetic, and can bring a pair of new eyes to a project. But they are also important because they represent the next generation of researchers and engineers. To capture the best talent, the Department of Energy’s ESnet (Energy Sciences Network) uses its internship program to create a student-to-employee pipeline for Berkeley Lab, where ESnet is located.  Read More

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Recap: ESnet at the 2nd National Research Platform Workshop

August 13, 2018

Last week, several ESnet staff members organized and participated in the second annual National Research Platform workshop, which brought together representatives from more than 100 key institutions that are working to create a nationwide science data network.  Read More