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Columbus, OH (December 11, 2012) – During an unveiling of the completed upgrades to OARnet’s ultra high-speed fiber optic network backbone, Governor John Kasich showcased how the technology will create and enhance academic partnerships with businesses statewide.
Ohio has invested approximately $13 million to... Read more
DENVER (November 6, 2012) — Fischer International Identity recently announced that it would provide free access to its cloud-based Shibboleth Identity Provider (IdP) federation solution for qualified institutions. In addition to deploying and hosting the Shibboleth IdP for two years at no charge, Fischer also will provide free 24x7 management and support for 5,000 users... Read more
Columbus, OH (December 7, 2012) – During his 2012 State of the State address, Governor John R. Kasich announced that the State of Ohio, led by the Ohio Board of Regents and the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), would increase the speed of the state’s research and education network from 10 to 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) by the end of the year.
On Dec. 11, Gov. Kasich is expected to light the network during a... Read more
Columbus, OH (December 10, 2012) – During his 2012 State of the State address, Governor John R. Kasich announced that the State of Ohio, led by the Ohio Board of Regents and the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), would increase the speed of the state’s research and education network from 10 to 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) by the end... Read more
COLUMBUS, OH (September 24, 2012) – A $1 million federal grant will fund the construction of a unique computer network devoted to helping scientists collaborate over the Internet with minimal interference from security measures.
A research team comprised of members... Read more
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Columbus, OH (September 10, 2012) -A lot can happen in a quarter of a century, especially in the field of technology. This week, friends and colleagues of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) are traveling here from across... Read more
Columbus, Ohio (June 23, 2011) – To celebrate World IPv6 Day, OARnet and Internet2 organized the first IPv6 Megaconference and successfully connected higher education video technicians worldwide. The event was one of many activities designed to help organizations prepare for the shift to IPv6, the new Internet protocol.... Read more
Whitacre: Four Drivers of Technology Economy In Ohio and the Midwest
Supercomputers: Data drives discovery, and Ohio has the tools and capacity to crunch big data.
Industrial Outreach: The Midwest has partnered in... Read more
Columbus, OH (Feburary 7, 2012) - Ohio will soon see a ten-fold boost to its broadband network speeds, which will benefit research and job-creating assets statewide. Governor John R. Kasich made the announcement at his State of the State address in Steubenville today, highlighting the first ever state-led initiative... Read more
Tenfold Increase in Speeds Will Boost Medical Research, Education and Patient Care
Columbus, OH – Following his State of the State announcement of a tenfold boost to OARnet's statewide network bandwidth, Governor John R. Kasich joined medical researchers from across the state on Feb. 27 in a video teleconference to discuss how the... Read more