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DemoFriday: ESnet, Brocade and Infinera Demo Multi-Layer Network Optimization with SDN

October 29, 2013 | Tags: OSCARS, Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

On November 22, ESnet, Brocade and Infinera, will demo how SDN can be used to provision services and automatically optimize network resources across a multi-layer network as traffic and service demands change. The demonstration will leverage ESnet’s OSCARS. Read More »

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Greg Bell Answers Five Questions about Networking's Connection to Supercomputing

September 6, 2013

  The U.S, Department of Energy operates 40 major research institutions around the country, including 25 national laboratories. Over the next year, DOE will be highlighting the contributions of the national labs, with a different focus every month. The laboratories support tens of thousands of researchers at universities, laboratories and other institutions, providing them with unique scientific facilities that are powerful tools for discovery. Among these facilities are a handful of… Read More »

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ESnet’s On-Demand Bandwidth Reservation Service Wins R&D 100 Award

July 8, 2013

Widely recognized as a mark of excellence, the R&D 100 Awards are the only industry-wide competition rewarding the practical applications of science. Among the 2013 winners of this prestigious award is the latest version of OSCARS, the On-demand Secure Circuits and Reservation System, the development of which was led by ESnet. OSCARS is a software service that creates dedicated bandwidth channels for scientists who need to move massive, time-critical data sets around the world. Such data… Read More »

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ESnet Joins Demo of World's First Intercontinental 100 Gbps Link for R&E at Conference in The Netherlands

June 3, 2013

MAASTRICHT, The Netherlands – June 3, 2013 – The Department of Energy’s ESnet joined five of the world’s other leading research and education (R&E) networks and two commercial partners today to demonstrate for the first time a Transatlantic 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps or one billion bits per second) transmission link for research and education between North America and Europe during the TERENA Networking Conference 2013 (TNC2013), held in Maastricht, The Netherlands. These… Read More »

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University of Virginia, ESnet Team Up to Win Best Paper Award

May 20, 2013

Networking has several definitions, including making key connections and moving information from one point to another. And a paper co-authored by engineers at ESnet and the University of Virginia proves the value of both -- it was named a Best Paper at the Sixth International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service, held April 21-26 in Venice, Italy.  The paper, “On How to Provision Quality of Service (QoS) for Large Dataset Transfers,” was written by… Read More »

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CENIC and ESnet Connect at 100 Gigabits per Second

April 30, 2013

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) and the Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) have announced a 100-Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) link between their networks at the Sunnyvale backbone node of CENIC’s California Research and Education Network (CalREN).  Between them, CENIC and ESnet serve some of the most advanced and innovative research institutions in the world, including universities, national laboratories, supercomputing centers and… Read More »

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ESnet and Partners to Create First 100 Gbps Research Link Across Atlantic

April 24, 2013

Six of the world’s leading research and education networks – ESnet, Internet2, NORDUnet, SURFnet, CANARIE and GÉANT – have announced their intent to build the world’s first 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) intercontinental transmission links for research and education. Read More »

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Open Networking Foundation Selects ESnet’s Inder Monga as one of 12 Research Associates

April 22, 2013

 The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Software-Defined Networking (SDN), has announced the appointment of 12 Research Associates to the organization. ESnet Chief Technologist Inder Monga is one of nine new industry thought leaders named as a Research Associate for the coming year. The Research Associates are identified by ONF as being especially active in the SDN space, to the degree that they should be helping ONF produce its products rather… Read More »

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ESnet’s Work in SDN, Energy Efficiency Highlighted at Global Networking Conference

March 28, 2013

ESnet’s contribution to the global networking community continues to gain momentum, most recently going up a notch or two with a series of talks, vendor presentations and a demo at OFC/NFOEC 2013, the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, held March 17-21 in Los Angeles. Read More »

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ESnet’s FasterData Site Is Popular International Destination in Data-Driven World

March 12, 2013

For the past 15 years or so, ESnet’s Brian Tierney has maintained FasterData.es.net, an online repository of tips and tricks for improving network performance. Last year, 83,649 unique visitors landed at FasterData, making 120,776 visits and viewing 213,151 pages. Read More »