ESnet News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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