Two new NSF grants totaling $8.6 million call on long-standing IU expertise to manage and analyze the networks that power the agency’s international research and education collaborations. IU has now earned more than $13 million in NSF international networking awards this year.
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The new funding from the NSF will enable continued planning, operation, engineering support and management of TransPAC, the high-speed network that connects researchers in the US with their counterparts in Asia.
Jetstream gives thousands of US researchers easy access to advanced computing tools in a new cloud environment funded by a $6.6M NSF grant to IU (touch for more >>)
Jetstream will be a user-friendly cloud environment designed to give researchers and students access to computing and data analysis resources on demand — from their tablets, laptops or desktop computers. People will interact with the system through a menu of “virtual machines” designed to support research in many disciplines including biology, atmospheric science, earth science, economics, network science, observational astronomy and social sciences.
IU networking and IT security experts have joined forces to change the way university networks handle the massive data sets that are crucial to discovery. Their innovation, a software-defined networking (SDN) system called SciPass, makes large data transfers faster and more affordable without sacrificing network security.
InCNTRE SDN Lab will reap the benefits of the ONF’s decision to extend the OpenFlow Conformance Testing Program to non-members (touch for more >>)
Verification by the Indiana Center for Network Translational Research and Education (InCNTRE) will now authorize non-Open Networking Foundation (ONF) members to use the OpenFlow conformance logo and publicize their OpenFlow conformance.
IU’s Bicentennial Strategic Plan includes pursuing the creation of an IT-based engineering program (touch for more >>)
IU intends to pursue, with the assistance of outside experts in the field of engineering, the creation of an IT-based engineering program that would leverage IU’s existing strengths in informatics and computer science.
To provide larger mailboxes and new features for IU email, UITS is discontinuing the Cyrus (Webmail) email system on February 2, 2015. All Cyrus accounts will be disabled, and data will be unavailable after February 2.
Traveling over the winter break? Be sure to take advantage of IU’s agreement with eduroam, the no-cost, secure roaming access service for the international research and education community.
If you’re a student using a computer running Windows, UITS recommends that you run Get Connected to ensure your device is correctly configured to securely access the IU campus network.
IU Secure is the safe way to get online at IU. If you’re having trouble connecting, the Knowledge Base can help you get on IU Secure no matter what device or operating system you’re using.
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IU is hosting the 2014 Technology Exchange in Indianapolis October 26-30. Register now and explore the latest in cloud applications, federated identity, cybersecurity, high performance computing, software-defined networking, network function virtualization, and more.