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ESnet Staff to Present at Internet2's 2014 Global Summit

April 3, 2014

About 800 networking experts from across the country and around the world are meeting April 6-11in Denver for Internet2’s annual “Global Summit,” a weeklong series of presentations, discussions and meetings aimed at improving the performance of research and education networks. The name of the conference, formerly the Internet2 Members Meeting, was chosen to reflect the increasingly…  Read More

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Democratizing Science With High Speed Networks

March 17, 2014

For the first time, data collected and analyzed by a very remote user of National Center for Electron Microcopy (NCEM) via the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) has been published. As a result, many scientists are optimistic about the future of remote microscopy for DOE supported science.   Read More

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Deployments of Network Monitoring Software perfSONAR Hit 1,000

January 27, 2014

In January 2014, perfSONAR reached a milestone with 1,000 instances of the diagnostic software installed on networking hosts around the U.S. and in 13 other countries. perfSONAR is a joint effort between the ESnet, Fermilab and SLAC; and Georgia Tech, Indiana University, Internet2 and the University of Delaware.   Read More

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ESnet Co-Leads Washington Workshop on Developing Prototype SDN Network

December 18, 2013

About 100 networking experts from academia, industry, national labs and federal agencies met for a two-day workshop at the National Science foundation to plan a path forward to develop, deploy and operate a prototype SDN network. SDN, or Software Defined Networking, is an upcoming technology paradigm aimed at making it easier for software applications to automatically configure and control the…  Read More

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ESnet’s Michael Bennett Recognized by IEEE for Work in Energy Efficiency

December 12, 2013

 Michael Bennett, head of ESnet’s Network Engineering Group, has been awarded an IEEE-SA Standards Medallion for his work in helping to create energy-saving standards for devices with Ethernet connections. The standards are expected to help save terawatts of otherwise-wasted electricity by automatically switching networked components to energy-saving modes when not in use. The award was…  Read More

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International Networks to Aid Global Research Collaborations in Climate, Bioinformatics and Computer Science

November 19, 2013

Five of the world’s leading national research and education networks (NRENs) yesterday announced at the Supercomputing Conference (SC13) the selection of four major research collaborations that will participate in the first ever “Enlighten Your Research Global” (EYR-Global) program. Supported by leading NRENs in the United Kingdom (UK), the Netherlands (NL), Finland (FI) and the United…  Read More

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And the OSCARS Goes to ESnet!

November 1, 2013

In preparation for SDNCentral's DemoFriday, where ESNet, Brocade and Infinera will demo OSCARS' role in a Multi-Layer Network Optimization solution using SDN on Nov. 22. SDN Central talked to Greg Bell about real-world 100G multi-layer SDN.  Read More

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Tap Into ESnet's Expertise in SC13 Tutorials

October 30, 2013

DENVER, Colo.—As many scientific computing centers scramble to keep pace with the increasing number and size of data sets, it’s become critical to understand the emerging data transfer, sharing, management and mobility tools that can support this shift in HPC business operations. At the SC13 conference to be held Nov. 17-22, networking experts from the Department of Energy’s ESnet will…  Read More

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

October 29, 2013

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…  Read More