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Tenfold Increase in Speeds Will Boost Medical Research, Education and Patient Care

 

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

Com Net, Inc., Horizon Telcom and OneCommunity projects

Columbus, Ohio (June 16, 2011) — Com Net, Inc., Horizon Telcom and OneCommunity, collectively awarded a total of $141.3 million in federal stimulus funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, have received the go-ahead to break ground on their projects. The awarded projects will add more than 3,600 new miles of broadband fiber throughout Ohio. 

Along with the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), Com... Read more

Aggregate purchasing agreement projected to generate $25.4 million in direct savings and $155.5 million in indirect savings over the next two years

 

Columbus, Ohio (Oct. 07, 2011) – Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro, in conjunction with The Ohio State University, today announced signing an aggregate purchasing agreement with VMware, Inc. projected to generate $25.4 million in... Read more

OARnet leaders and its member schools share technical expertise and visions for technology innovation

 

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Columbus, Ohio (April 23, 2012) – Leaders of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) and its member schools are sharing both their technical expertise and visions for technology innovation with participants at this week's Internet2 Spring... Read more

33 Campuses To Receive Funds to Implement Major Speed Boosts

   

Columbus, Ohio (May 7, 2012) - Ohio’s new ultra-fast broadband network will have even greater statewide reach as the cities of Portsmouth and Wooster now will join Akron, Athens and Youngstown as hubs for Phase II development of a state-led initiative that will leverage astonishing network speeds of 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps).

Earlier this year, Ohio Governor John Kasich announced... Read more

Powerful network connections supports regional research, education, healthcare
 

Columbus, Ohio (January 29, 2010) - Marshall University students, faculty and staff members now have access to the nation’s premier research and education network through a partnership with OARnet, Ohio’s statewide research and education network.

Internet2® is an ultrafast, nationwide networking consortium that connects close to 70,000 research... Read more

The Quilt has announced that Hudnall Croasdale will serve as Executive Director beginning August 1.

The Quilt has announced that Hudnall Croasdale will serve as Executive Director beginning August 1. Croasdale succeeds Gwendolyn Huntoon, The Quilt’s executive director since October 2001, and Assistant Director for Networking at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.... Read more

The 7th annual Megaconference is set for Thursday December 1, 2005.  

The 7th annual Megaconference is set for Thursday December 1, 2005., from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST. This annual event is sponsored by the Internet2 Commons and supported by many national and international organizations, manufacturers and vendors. There is no cost for participation.

Proposal submissions for presentations are... Read more

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $287,000 to OSC and OARnet to devise new, more effective techniques that will improve the performance of computer networks  

Columbus, Ohio (October 6, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $287,000 to the Ohio Supercomputer Center and the Ohio Academic Resources Network to devise new, more effective techniques that will improve the performance of the next generation of computer networks.

Prasad Calyam,... Read more

Ohio Lights Nation's Leading Superscale Network

 

(Editor’s note: The OARnet fiber-optic network before 2009 was referred to as OSCnet, and earlier, the Third Frontier Network.)

Columbus, Ohio (November 30, 2004) - Ohio boldly staked its claim today as a national leader in networking and computing technologies with the official launch of... Read more

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