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In-Network Caching Shown to Enhance Science Community's Access to Experimental Data

September 20, 2021

An in-network caching trial demonstrated how a network of servers located within a 500-mile region could provide scientists with experimental data faster and more reliably than a single overseas connection.  Read More

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Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, Caltech to Build Quantum Network Testbed

August 31, 2021

Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley will be home to a cutting-edge quantum network testbed, thanks to a new five-year, $12.5 million funding award from the U.S. Department of Energy.   Read More

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U.S. Department of Energy to Provide $6 Million for Research on Advanced Networking

August 18, 2021

This week, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a plan to fund five projects in basic research to advance 5G wireless networking for science applications. One of those projects is the “Large-scale, Self-driving 5G Network for Science” led by ESnet Research Scientist Mariam Kiran.  Read More

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ESnet and GÉANT Upgrade European Research Network Bandwidth to 200Gbps

August 10, 2021

To ensure that data generated by European experiments, like the Hi-Luminosity LHC, reach scientists around the world quickly, ESnet recently increased the capacity of its network loop in Western Europe to 200 Gigabits per second (Gbps).   Read More

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Meet Jon-Paul Herron, ESnet’s New Department Head of Network Services

July 6, 2021

This month, Jon-Paul Herron joined ESnet as the new Department Head of Network Services.   Read More

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Mariam Kiran Wins Rising Star Award for Network Engineering

July 6, 2021

ESnet's Mariam Kiran has been named a Networking-Networking Women (N2Women) Rising Star in Networking and Communications for 2021.  Read More

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Continuing Arecibo’s Legacy

April 21, 2021

Through its affiliation with EPOC, ESnet is part of a multi-institutional partnership formed to safely transfer over three petabytes of data from 50 years of Arecibo Observatory sky scans.  Read More

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ESnet and NERSC Take Scientific Data Collaboration to the Next Level

April 12, 2021

When the Dark Energy Science Collaboration needed a fast, secure, and convenient way to share large data sets with scientists outside of the collaboration, they turned to Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences for help, ultimately choosing an innovative data-sharing solution: the Modern Research Data Portal.  Read More

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ESnet and FIU Receive NSF Award for Q-Factor

March 23, 2021

Energy Science Network (ESnet) and Florida International University (FIU) received a two-year National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure research grant for “Q-Factor: A framework to enable high-speed data transfer optimization based on real-time network state information provided by programmable data planes.”   Read More

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Superfacility Model Brings COVID Research Into Real Time

February 8, 2021

Researchers at NERSC and the Linac Coherent Light Source at SLAC are collaborating to leverage the superfacility model for real-time data analysis in the worldwide quest to decipher the SARS-CoV-2 virus.  Read More

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Machine Learning to Add Another Dimension to ESnet's Toolbox for Predicting Data Patterns

November 6, 2020

A research project called DAPHNE, led by ESnet’s Mariam Kiran, is exploring how artificial intelligence can be used to design and efficiently manage distributed network architectures to improve data transfers, guarantee high-throughput, and improve traffic engineering.   Read More

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ESnet Summer Students Make the Most of Their Remote Internships

September 8, 2020

Like many organizations adjusting to a changing work environment amid the COVID-19 pandemic, all of ESnet’s summer students did their internships remotely this year. As their internships draw to a close, we talked with a few of our students about their experiences.  Read More

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ESnet Applying Global Networking Expertise to GRETA Spectrometer for Experiments at Michigan Facility

August 3, 2020

A team of ESnet engineers is helping to create a specialized network that will transport and organize data for the Department of Energy's Gamma Ray Energy Tracking Array (GRETA) experiment.   Read More

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New DOE Blueprint to Pave the Way for a Nationwide Quantum Internet

July 23, 2020

In this Q&A with ESnet Director Inder Monga, he discusses ESnet's role in efforts to build scalable quantum communication networks and what it will take to create the first quantum Internet.  Read More

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Supercomputing Pipeline Aids DESI’s Quest to Create 3D Map of the Universe

July 20, 2020

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument is combining high-speed automation, high-performance computing, and high-speed networking to produce the largest 3D map of the universe ever created. Starting in late 2020, DESI's five-year mission is to capture light from 35 million galaxies and 2.4 million quasars and transmit that data to NERSC - DESI’s primary computing center - for data processing and analysis.  Read More

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Meet Todd Anderson, ESnet’s Newest Director

May 18, 2020

Meet Todd Anderson, ESnet's New Director of Systems and Software Engineering  Read More

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ESnet’s iperf3 Tool Helps Comcast Meet Customer Demand During COVID-19 ISP Surge

April 21, 2020

A network performance measurement tool developed by engineers at ESnet and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is being widely used by Comcast, which operates the largest residential Internet network in the United States, to ensure that its services remain up and running at top speed during the COVID-19 crisis.  Read More

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ESnet, NERSC Continue to Deliver Supercomputing, Networking Support for Nation’s Scientists during Pandemic

April 1, 2020

While people around the world hunker down in their homes to try to slow the advance of the COVID-19 virus and many services have decreased or stopped, NERSC and ESnet continue to provide critical computing and networking resources to thousands of scientists, including some who are exploring ways to fight the pandemic.  Read More

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ESnet cybersecurity staff awarded the first-ever “ESNET"

February 25, 2020

Three members of the Energy Sciences Network’s Cybersecurity team – Michael Dopheide, Vlad Grigorescu, and Sam Oehlert – were recently honored with an Extra Special Noteworthy Exemplary Trophy Award for their SANS 2019 Holiday Hack Challenge entry.  Read More

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Patty Giuntoli: Learning at the Speed of Life

February 19, 2020

After 11 years ar Berkeley Lab and a 30+ career in networking, Patty Giuntoli will be retiring on February 25.  Read More