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2010-09-23 11:17:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merit Network, Inc. is pleased to celebrate the 50th meeting of NANOG, the North American Network Operators' Group, October 3-6, 2010, in Atlanta, Georgia. NANOG is an educational forum where the operators of backbone and enterprise networks share information and refine operational best practices. NANOG was formed in 1994 as a forum for information-sharing at a time when the Internet's primary backbone was transitioning from...

2010-08-24 11:45:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merit Network, Inc. announced today the award of federal stimulus funding to construct 1,270 miles of fiber-optic infrastructure in the Northern Lower and Upper Peninsulas of Michigan. The fiber, which enables access to high-performance broadband, will benefit rural and underserved communities across 29 Michigan counties. The fiber will pass over 525,000 households, 49,000 businesses and 569 community anchor institutions in Michigan,...

2010-03-17 12:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don Welch, president and CEO of Merit Network, Inc., announced his support for the Promoting Cybersecurity and Protecting Critical Infrastructure of the National Broadband Plan released by the Federal Communications Commission today. On October 2, 2009, Dr. Welch took part in the FCC's Cyber Security Workshop as part of the development of this plan. "I appreciate the opportunity to participate in the planning for this important...

2010-01-20 15:41:00

Funding will provide 955 miles of fiber across rural and underserved areas in 32 Michigan counties ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merit Network, Inc. announced today the award of federal stimulus funding to build a 955-mile extension of the research and education provider's fiber-optic backbone. The fiber will extend critical broadband service to rural and underserved communities across 32 Michigan counties. "This is a great day for Merit and an even better day for...

2009-10-22 15:00:00

For over 40 Years, the trusted non-profit service provider has pioneered advanced networking and services for higher education ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merit Network, Inc. will be featuring its array of NetSourced, cloud-based services at the nation's premier conference for higher education, the 2009 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Denver, Colo. Merit is the leader in NetSourcing for higher education, delivering email, video, network monitoring, and cloud...

2009-10-21 12:00:00

DETROIT, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a successful email migration completed during summer 2009, the Wayne State University campus community has embraced the University's new email collaboration suite, MeritMail. "Our students, faculty, and staff have been extremely pleased with the unlimited storage and new features that MeritMail provides," said Joseph Sawasky, associate vice president for computing and chief information officer for Wayne State University. "By NetSourcing our...

2009-10-19 11:00:00

Migration involves 17,000 email accounts and data from multiple systems ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merit Network, Inc., a nonprofit serving the education community for over 42 years, announces the addition of Lamar University of Beaumont, Texas to its rapidly growing membership of colleges and universities (EDUs) that have selected MeritMail(TM) to replace their campus-wide email solutions. The addition of Lamar brings the number of MeritMail accounts added...

2009-01-29 14:29:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merit Network is pleased to announce the launch of its Merit NOC, MeritVideo, and Merit Storage Cloud services. "These exciting new services assist our Members in performing essential functions: providing reliable networks, video conferencing, and on-demand data storage." said Rob Golden, Merit's Vice President of R&D. Since 1987, Merit's Network Operations Center (NOC) has been monitoring complex networks. Merit Network recently...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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