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ESnet Prepares for U.S. Arrival of Big Bang Machine Data

When the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a gigantic particle accelerator spanning the French-Swiss boarder, comes online in September 2008, terabytes of data per second will flow out of Europe via fiber optic cables to thousands of researchers spread across the globe. This experiment will significantly increase the amount of data that the international scientific community must transport and manage.  Read More

ESnet supports Sandia and APNIC IPv6 Background Radiation research

ESnet is currently supporting the Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) and Sandia National Laboratories in their continuing research into IPv6 Background Radiation traffic.  Previously, APNIC had published research characterizing IPv6 traffic with destination addresses in un-allocated space.  APNIC is currently allocating IPv6 space from 2400::/12, and research is continuing under…  Read More