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IEEE Communications Magazine Focuses on Hybrid Networking: Special Issue Features 3 ESnet Co-authored Articles

May 1, 2011

IEEE Communications Magazine's May issue focused on trends in hybrid networking. This special issue includes three ESnet co-authored articles, now downloadable from our website.   Hybrid Networks: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges from the ESnet4 Experience, shares lessons learned from operating a hybrid infrastructure consisting of separate IP-routed and dynamic circuit services. As …  Read More

OSCARS 0.6A Bandwidth Reservation Software Now Ready for Download and Testing

April 21, 2011

ESnet, the Department of Energy’s high-performance networking facility managed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, announced today that an alpha version 0.6 of its On-Demand Secure Circuits and Advance Reservation System (OSCARS) is now available for download and testing by the user community. OSCARS software allows users to make dynamic, guaranteed bandwidth reservations to create…  Read More

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Patrick Dorn is New ESnet Network Engineer

March 28, 2011

Patrick Dorn has joined ESnet as a network engineer, and will be based in Illinois. His responsibilities within the Network Engineering Group will include configuration and management of ESnet devices, internal tool development, and general network engineering duties.  Read More

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Gopal Vaswani Joins ESnet

February 28, 2011

Gopal Vaswani has joined ESnet’s Network Engineering Group as a computer systems engineer, where he will help conceptualize and develop tools and services for the network’s infrastructure.   Read More

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Michael Sinatra Joins ESnet

February 1, 2011

Michael Sinatra has joined ESnet's Network Engineering Group. His mission at ESnet will be to help Department of Energy Labs transition to IPv6, work on ESnet’s Domain Name Security (DNS) and its extensions (DNSSEC), as well as perform general network engineering duties.  Read More

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Sowmya Balasubramanian joins ESnet

May 28, 2010

As the newest member of the Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), Sowmya Balasubramanian will be working with an international collaboration to develop and maintain perfSONAR (PERFormance Service Oriented Network monitoring ARchitecture), a network testing and troubleshooting system.  Read More

IEEE Launches New Standard for 40/100GE

May 26, 2010

IEEE, the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology, today announced the ratification of IEEE 802.3ba 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s Ethernet  Read More

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NERSC, ESnet and JGI Explore Hardware as a Service

April 30, 2010

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Division, Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and Joint Genome Institute (JGI) facilities at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), are showing that a "hardware as a service" model, where computing resources are provisioned as needed, could be quickly deployed to meet the computing demands of the research community.  Read More

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ESnet Reaches First Milestone in ANI Deployment with Infinera DWDM Installation

April 26, 2010

In March of this year, the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) completed the first milestone in constructing its Advanced Network Initiative (ANI) testbed by installing Infinera's dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) equipment. DWDM refers to optical networking systems that can send large volumes of data over multiple wavelengths of light on a single fiber.  Read More

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Gregory Bell Joins ESnet as Chief Information Strategist

April 22, 2010

Gregory Bell has joined the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) as chief information strategist. In this newly formed position, Bell will integrate emerging technologies into the ESnet infrastructure, work with team members to develop guidance on complex IT issues, and drive collaboration across the organization in support of a shared vision.  Read More