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Science DMZ-Based Big-Science Pacific Research Platform Debuts at CENIC 2015 Annual Conference

March 9, 2015

LA MIRADA and BERKELEY, CA – Attendees at the CENIC 2015 Annual Conference, “Shaking Things Up,” will be introduced to the Pacific Research Platform, a cutting-edge research infrastructure which will link together the Science DMZs of dozens of top research institutions via three advanced networks: CENIC’s California Research & Education Network (CalREN), the Department of Energy’s…  Read More


ESnet Opens 40G perfSONAR Host for Network Performance Testing

February 27, 2015

ESnet has deployed the first public 40Gbps production perfSONAR host directly connected to an R&E backbone network, allowing research organizations to test and diagnose the performance of network links up to 40 gigabits per second. The host, located in Boston, Mass., is available to any organization in the R&E (research and education) networking community. More and more, organizations…  Read More


CENIC Honors ESnet's 100G SDN Testbed with 2015 Innovations in Networking Award

February 26, 2015

LA MIRADA and BERKELEY, CA – The Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) is being honored by the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) as a recipient of the 2015 Innovations in Networking Award for High-Performance Research Applications for their 100-Gigabit Software-Defined Networking (100G SDN) Testbed. The ESnet 100G SDN Testbed provides network…  Read More


perfSONAR Workshop Helps Network Engineers Improve Network Performance for Big Data

January 27, 2015

ESnet's Brian Tierney and Jason Zurawski were the featured speakers at “perfSONAR Deployment Best Practices, Architecture, and Moving the Needle,” organized by ESnet and Internet2 and hosted Jan. 21-22 by the Ohio Academic Resources Network.  Read More


ESnet’s Tierney, Zurawski to Present at Workshop on perfSONAR Best Practices

January 6, 2015

ESnet’s Brian Tierney and Jason Zurawski will be the featured speakers at a workshop on “perfSONAR Deployment Best Practices, Architecture, and Moving the Needle.” The Jan. 21-22 workshop, one in a series of Focused Technical Workshops organized by ESnet and Internet2, will be held at the Ohio Supercomputer Center in Columbus. A joint effort between ESnet, Internet2, Indiana University, and…  Read More

Register Now for Cross-Connects Workshop on Managing Cosmology Data

December 18, 2014

Registration is now open for a Feb. 10-11 workshop on “Improving Data Mobility and Management for International Cosmology” to be held in Berkeley. The workshop, one in a series of Cross-Connects workshops, is sponsored the by the Dept. of Energy’s ESnet and Internet2.  Read More


ESnet Powers NRL’s 100 Gbps Remote I/O Demo at SC14

November 20, 2014

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), in collaboration with ESnet, the International Center for Advanced Internet Research at Northwestern University, the Center for Data Intensive Science at the University of Chicago, the Open Cloud Consortium and significant industry support, conducted a 100 gigabits per second remote I/O demonstration at SC14.  Read More


IT Division’s Julie Petersen Attends Networking Conference with ESnet’s Diversity Support

October 29, 2014

Julie Petersen of Berkeley Lab's IT Division attended the 2014 Technology Exchange conference through support from ESnet.  Read More


New perfSONAR Release Offers More Network Measurement Data, Increased Security

October 22, 2014

The latest release of perfSONAR, version 3.4, gives network engineers access to more data about network performance as well as increased security protections.   Read More

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Staff to Share Networking Expertise and Accomplishments at Tech Exchange Conference

October 21, 2014

Berkeley Lab staff from ESnet, NERSC and the IT Division will be among the presenters at the 2014 Technology Exchange, a leading technical event in the global research and education networking community. The annual meeting is co-organized by ESnet and Internet2. The conference will be held Oct. 27-30 in Indianapolis.  Read More