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ESnet to Discuss Innovative Projects at LHC Meetings this Week at CERN

December 10, 2012

At a series of meetings this week focusing on computing and networking in support of research on the Large Hadron Collider ( at CERN, ESnet staff members will discuss how ESnet is developing and deploying network services to support large-scale science. Read More »

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ESnet5 Deployment Team Named as “Fierce” Innovators

November 27, 2012

The ESnet5 Deployment Team, charged with rolling out the 100 Gigabit per second national network that entered production in November, has been named to the first annual "Fierce 15" list of the top federal employees and teams who have done particularly innovative things. Read More »

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ESnet's Inder Monga Presents at International Network Architects Workshop

November 21, 2012

Inder Monga, ESnet’s Chief Technologist, gave a presentation on software-defined networking at TERENA’s first Network Architects Workshop held Nov. 21-22 in Copenhagen. Read More »

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Globus Online and ESnet Partner for Scientific Data Management

November 15, 2012

Globus Online and ESnet pool expertise to help scientists improve data management and data mobility. The two organizations bring strengths together to make data transfer and sharing easier. Read More »

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Department of Energy's ESnet rolls out world's fastest science network

November 13, 2012

U.S. Department of Energy's ESnet is now operating the world's fastest science network, serving the entire national laboratory system, its supercomputing centers, and its major scientific instruments at 100 gigabits per second – 10 times faster than its previous generation network. Read More »

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Department of Energy’s ESnet Revving up to Unleash 100 Gbps National Science Network

October 24, 2012 | Tags: Networking

Under the current schedule, the switchover to ESnet5 will be done in November 2012, with different regions being migrated in sequence. Read More »

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ESnet Lights up First Superfast Science Data Network

October 16, 2012

Writing in the October issue of IEEE Spectrum, Ariel Bleicher describes the science drivers behind ESnet’s move to a 100 gigabit-per-second network. “When the new 100-gigabit-per-second Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) goes live next month, it will be the world’s fastest continent-spanning science network. But this distinction will probably be temporary: Research networks around the world are in the midst of their own big upgrades,” wrote Bleicher. “Now more than ever, science depends… Read More »

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End-to-End Network Tuning Sends Data Screaming from NERSC to NOAA

September 21, 2012

As an associate scientist in the Earth System Research Lab at NOAA, Gary Bates has transferred hundreds of thousands of files for a weather forecasting project. Earlier this year, ESnet staff helped him transfer 170 terabytes of data from NERSC in Oakland, Ca back to NOAA in Boulder, Co at a whopping rate of 395 megabytes per second. Read More »

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Now Accepting Applications for Alvarez Fellowship

September 17, 2012

Apply now for the Luis W. Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Science, sponsored by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Computing Sciences Directorate. The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Read More »

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At 100 Gbps, ESnet Puts Network Research on Fast Track

September 12, 2012

Brian Tierney, who leads ESnet’s Advanced Networking Technologies Group, talks about the facility's 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) testbed in this Q&A for HPCwire. Read More »