News 2018

UbuntuNet-Connect Conference 2018

2019-01-09T18:32:22+00:00News & Events, News 2018|

Dr. Heidi Morgan presented the "AARCLight - New opportunities for South Atlantic R&E Network collaboration between Africa, Brazil, and the U.S." at the UbuntuNet-Connect is the Annual Conference of UbuntuNet Alliance that focuses on research and education networking activities in Africa. It is organized by UbuntuNet Alliance and hosted by member NRENs. The Conference brings [...]

SACS Goes Live, Making Gigantic Leap in Global Connectivity

2018-09-27T21:00:07+00:00News & Events, News 2018|

The first, fastest connectivity, lowest latency trans-Atlantic link between Africa and the Americas Luanda, Angola 27th September 2018 –  The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) is now on-stream and open for commercial traffic. The new digital information highway is the first and fastest link between Africa and the Americas with the lowest latency and will provide [...]

TNC18 – Intelligent networks, cool edges?

2018-06-14T19:26:59+00:00News & Events, News 2018|

The AmLight Team presented “AmLight’s SDN Looking Glass – An SDN centralized monitoring system”  and updates on the “Regional Networks, Communities, andEcosystems Americas Africa Research and eduCation Lightpaths (AARCLight) Study: Year 1 findings” at the TERENA Network Conference (TNC18), held in Trondheim, Norway. TNC18 focused on a variety of thought-provoking sub-themes such as the power of the Internet, the responsibility of sustainability and delivery, [...]

Internet2 Global Summit 2018

2018-05-07T17:52:43+00:00News & Events, News 2018|

AmLigth Team presented Americas Africa Research and eduCation Lightpaths (AARCLight) Study findings for year one (NSF award #1638990), AtlanticWave-SDX (NSF award#1451024), and current status and future goals for the AmLight Express and Protect (AmLight-ExP)(NSF award #1451018) projects at the IRNC PI Meeting at the Internet2 Global Summit. The 2018 Internet2 Global Summit, co-hosted by CENIC, University of California [...]

Are you a R&E network with a story to tell? “in The FIELD” wants to hear it!

2018-04-16T21:12:28+00:00News & Events, News 2018|

Advanced ICT is the core of the global network of research & education networks, but these critical networks are made up of much more than fiber, pipes, routers, and switches. Research & education networking infrastructure traverses the globe, enabling access to content and resources, connecting people, delivering new experiences, fostering collaboration and cultivating interdisciplinary communities striving to [...]

Amlight-Exp Activates two new 100 Gbps Points-of-Presence Enhancing Infrastructure for Research and Education

2018-04-05T21:29:54+00:00News & Events, News 2018|

PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Heidi Morgan, Co-Founder CIARA FIU Information Science Institute USC Miami, Florida, March 29, 2018 – Florida International University’s Center for Internet Augmented Research and Assessment (CIARA) is pleased to announce two new points-of-presence operating at 100G as part of the five-year AmLight-ExP (IRNC BACKBONE: Americas Lightpaths Express and Protect) NSF Award#ACI-1451018. On February [...]

West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) Conference 2018

2018-03-27T16:26:05+00:00News & Events, News 2018|

Dr. Julio Ibarra participated at the WACREN 2018 Conference in Lomé, Togo on 15-16 March 2018, which focused on catalyzing quality higher education and research. The main theme of the conference is: “WACREN – Unleashing Potentials”, with the following sub-themes: Advanced Network Technologies and Services (SDN, Cloud services, mobility services, NOCaaS, …) Building and Strengthening [...]

URISC@SC17 and the #LongestLastMile

2018-01-30T20:14:53+00:00News & Events, News 2018|

By Elizabeth Leake, STEM-Trek Nonprofit A multinational delegation recently attended the Understanding Risk in Shared CyberEcosystems workshop, or URISC@SC17, in Denver, Colorado. URISC participants and presenters from 11 countries, including eight African nations, 12 U.S. states, Canada, India and Nepal, also attended SC17, the annual international conference for high performance computing (HPC), networking, storage and [...]