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App focuses on high-speed network technologies to advance industry, educationColumbus, Ohio (Jul 2, 2013) — 

A team of academic and business organizations, mostly from Ohio, won an award for the “Best Application for Advanced Manufacturing” at the Next Generation Application Summit.

The challenge was sponsored by Mozilla Foundation and is part of the nonprofit... Read more

Computerworld names OARnet a 2013 Laureate in emerging technology

Columbus, Ohio/Washington, D.C. (June 4, 2013) – IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program named the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) as a 2013 Laureate in the “Emerging Technology” category last night during its Gala Evening and Awards Ceremony at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. The award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and... Read more

Computerworld names OARnet a 2013 Laureate in emerging technology

Columbus, Ohio/Washington, D.C. (June 4, 2013) – IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program named the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) as a 2013 Laureate in the “Emerging Technology” category last night during its Gala Evening and Awards Ceremony at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. The award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and... Read more

Dublin, Ohio (December 17, 2012) – Metro Data Center, 565 Metro Place South, will serve as a Point of Presence (PoP) for the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet).

OARnet, a member of the Ohio Board of Regents Ohio Technology Consortium, provides affordable broadband access and technology aggregate purchasing services for its education, public broadcasting, health care, and government communities.

The State of Ohio is investing approximately $13 million to increase... Read more

Metro Data Center will serve as a Point of Presence (PoP) for OARnet.

Dublin, Ohio (December 17, 2012) – Metro Data Center, 565 Metro Place South, will serve as a Point of Presence (PoP) for the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet).


OARnet, a member of the Ohio Board of Regents Ohio Technology Consortium, provides affordable broadband access and technology aggregate purchasing services for its education, public broadcasting, health care, and government communities... Read more

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 harness innovative technology that “opens the faucet” of Ohio’s current broadband infrastructure from its current 10 Gbps capacity to 100 Gbps. This expansion leverages the 1,850-... Read more

The technology will create and enhance academic partnerships with businesses statewide.Columbus, Ohio (Dec 11, 2012) — 

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

Fischer International to provide qualified institutions free access to its Shibboleth federation service

 

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

The public is invited to view the event via live streaming video.

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

The public is invited to view the event via live streaming video.Columbus, Ohio (Dec 10, 2012) — 

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

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