Latest National LambdaRail Stories

2010-10-07 11:16:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for enterprise organizations across the U.S., today announced that it is working with the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI) to provide metro network resources needed to build one of the world's most powerful networks. This network will be operational during the SC10 conference in New Orleans, November 13-19, 2010. (Logo:...

2010-09-28 07:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced it will connect Virginia Tech data centers and research locations including the new state-of-the art research institute in Arlington. Virginia Tech's connected facilities will fuel the exchange of key data among its dispersed research facilities, corporate partners and the larger academic community. AboveNet was selected because of its...

2010-09-23 14:11:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- EDUCAUSE, Internet2, National LambdaRail and The Quilt join research and education networking organizations across the U.S. in commending the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to expand broadband options for schools and libraries under E-rate rules. Under the new rules, announced today, these institutions will now be able to use E-rate funds to acquire network dark fiber as well as lit services from nonprofit research and education...

2010-07-02 10:59:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today awarded more than $62.5 million in federal stimulus funding through its Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to a group of national research and education networking organizations including Internet2 (also known as University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development), National LambdaRail (NLR), Indiana University, and the Northern Tier Network Consortium....

2010-03-16 13:20:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich. and CYPRESS, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet2 and National LambdaRail (NLR) communities strongly commend the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for emphasizing the importance of providing advanced broadband to community anchor institutions in its National Broadband Plan. The FCC plan outlines the goal of providing these institutions with one Gigabit per second (Gbps) connections as well as support for the development of a "Unified Community Anchor...

2008-10-02 12:03:44

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom inc., , a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions, today announced the deployment of a dedicated 600 Megabit Ethernet connection to the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI). LONI will deploy and manage tw telecom's Internet solution to connect Louisiana's 12 major research universities in order to greatly improve collaboration on research projects and deliver results faster, with greater...

2008-07-31 08:00:00

An enormous project to redesign the Internet is slowly moving along with $12 million in donations and government funding. Researchers wanting to rethink the Internet's structure say a "clean-slate" method is the only appropriate way to fix the various challenges that have appeared since the Internet's creation in 1969. BBN Technologies Inc. is overseeing the new design of the Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) on behalf of the government.  GENI will be a network where...

2008-07-30 09:00:40

National LambdaRail, Inc. (NLR) and BBN Technologies (BBN) announced today that NLR will provide strategic optical services on its national optical infrastructure to support the Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) Project Office (GPO), located at BBN, to build and test prototypes of the GENI system. NLR is providing up to 30 Gbps of capacity on three different networks on NLR infrastructure. At layer 2, NLR and Cisco are providing nondedicated prototype abilities on two...

2005-06-27 14:52:27

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Whether mapping genes, probing elemental particles or monitoring global warming, more and more scientists rely on massive data vaults located at universities and institutions around the world. Now, researchers at 10 Florida universities have the infrastructure for a computer network that ensures that capability "“ one faster than any other education-based network in the Southeast and among the top in the nation in speed and capacity. Two and a half years in the...

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