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CS Staff to Share Strategies, Expertise at 100G and Beyond Workshop

February 25, 2013

ESnet, Calit2 and CENIC are convening the 100G and Beyond Workshop on the UC San Diego campus to examine the ways in which 100 Gpbs networking will impact applications in many areas, including science, health care, and media arts applications. Read More »

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ESnet Contributes Ideas for Energy-Efficient Networking at International Roundtable at UCSB

February 15, 2013

Since he joined ESnet in 2009, Inder Monga has been advocating approaches to assess and improve the energy efficiency of the national network. So when 27 of the world’s leading thinkers in energy-efficient networking gathered Feb. 7-8 in Santa Barbara, it wasn’t surprising that ESnet’s Chief Technologist Monga was among those invited to share their ideas.  The day-and-a-half discussion on “ICT core networks: towards a scalable, energy-efficient future” was an invitation-only meeting,… Read More »

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A Massive Stellar Burst, Before the Supernova

February 6, 2013 | Tags: Astrophysics, HPWREN

An automated supernova hunt is shedding new light on the death sequence of massive stars—specifically, the kind that self-destruct in Type IIn supernova explosions. Read More »

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ESnet, Globus Online and IU Demonstrate more Reliable Data Transfers

January 24, 2013

 A collaboration between the Department of Energy’s ESnet (Energy Sciences Network) and Globus Online, together with Indiana University (IU), is already producing proof-of-concept demonstrations of moving large scientific datasets. As a lead-up to TIP2013, an international networking conference held from Jan. 13-18 in Hawaii, experts from ESnet, Globus Online and IU demonstrated the integration of three critical data transfer technologies: ESnet’s OSCARS (On-Demand Secure Circuits and… Read More »

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ESnet’s New Map Gives Up-to-the-Minute Network Data

January 16, 2013 | Tags: ESnet News

A new interactive map developed by the Department of Energy’s ESnet (Energy Sciences Network) provides a detailed, up-to-the-minute look at the level of traffic traversing the various sections of the network as it connects 40 research sites around the country. ESnet is currently the world’s fastest coast-to-coast science network with a national backbone with 100 gigabit-per-second capability. This new network, which entered production use in November 2012, is depicted graphically… Read More »

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ESnet Contributes to Breakthroughs of the Year

January 14, 2013

Every year,Sciencemagazine editors and staff sift through numerous scientific accomplishments and ultimately crown one “Breakthrough of the Year.” Of the top 10 finalists for 2012, ESnet provided critical network support for two accomplishments, including the winner. Read More »

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ESnet Named One of Top Government IT Innovators – Again

January 9, 2013 | Tags: Advanced Network Initiative (ANI), Awards

For the second time in four years, ESnet has been named one of the year’s top government IT innovators by InformationWeek Government magazine. In late 2012, the magazine announced its top 15 innovators in government IT, with ESnet cited for its new 100 gigabit-per-second nationwide network funded as the Advanced Networking Initiative and launched into full production in November 2012. “When we switched our users over to the 100G network, we announced that ESnet was – and is – the… Read More »

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Susan Lucas Named ESnet’s Deputy Director for Operations

January 7, 2013

Susan Lucas has been named as the new Scientific Networking Division (SND) Deputy Director for Operations, SND and ESnet Director Greg Bell announced Jan. 6. Lucas, whose appointment is effective Jan. 14, worked at the Joint Genome Institute as head of the Production Department, as well as leader of the Strategic Planning, Operations, and Capabilities Group. “Our selection committee reviewed more than 100 applications for this critical position, and we're very fortunate to have found a… Read More »

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ESnet Staff to Share Views, Expertise at International Networking Conference

January 4, 2013

Networking staff from ESnet, Internet2 and the Asia Pacific Advanced Network’s will host TIP2013, from Jan. 13-18 in Honolulu. Read More »

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ESnet, Infinera Successfully Test Innovative Approach for Guiding Large Data Flows

December 19, 2012

ESnet and Infinera teamed up to provide traffic-engineered paths at the optical layer using extensions to the OpenFlow protocol for the first time. The proof-of-concept demo was conducted on a testbed network ring in New York, connecting Brookhaven National Laboratory with a network hub in Manhattan. Read More »

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