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(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
Columbus, Ohio - The Ohio Supercomputer Center, in conjunction with The Ohio State University and Internet2, will jointly host the seventh annual Megaconference December 1, 2005. Megaconference is the world's largest simultaneous connection of Internet videoconferencing communication devices.
Megaconference VII begins at 7:00 a.m. EST, and will continue throughout the day until 11:30 p.m. EST. Representatives... Read more
Columbus, Ohio (July 14, 2003) - The Ohio SchoolNet Commission and the Ohio Department of Education have joined the Third Frontier Network as founding members of the nation’s most advanced statewide fiber optic service for education and research.... Read more
WHAT: The Ohio Supercomputer Center and Wright State University are co-sponsoring a one-day conference on November 10, 1997 on the topics of network applications for collaboration,... Read more
Columbus, Ohio (August 5, 2005) - The world' first Gigaconference videoconferencing event opened at noon EST today to showcase the use of high-end, high-performance videoconferencing equipment. The Internet2 Commons and Codian Corp are sponsoring the event.... Read more
High-precision one-way delay
Topology and route changes
Bandwidth capacity: Per-hop
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Through the University System of Ohio virtualization program, you can purchase VMware software licenses and support at significantly reduced prices.
In the first 18 months of operation, the total VMware savings equaled $44.9 million. By the end of 2012, the total savings are projected to tally $100 million.... Read more
The Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents established new OARnet governance in 2011. Complete text and an addendum are available for download: Directive 2011-023 Consolidation of Consortia [pdf].
The Service Desk can only accept configuration changes from people on our client contact lists. Configuration changes include any change that could adversely affect a client's... Read more