Global Research Platform Workshop (GRP)

The Global Research Platform Workshop (GRP) and Global Network Advancement Group (GNA-G) Meeting was held on 17-19 September 2019 at the Calit2-Qualcomm Institute, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, United States. The GRP is an evolving effort, focused on design, implementation, operation strategies for next-generation distributed services, network...

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FABRIC project launches with $20 Million NSF grant to test a reimagined Internet

Florida International University (FIU) is a participating site for the FABRIC project as a Science Design Driver and Resource Provider.  Additionally, FABRIC will be connected to the AmLight network for international research collaborations with researchers in South America and the Caribbean. Collaboration will establish a nationwide network infrastructure The National Science...

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AmLight Express and Protect project adds three 200Gbps optical waves for Research and Education between the U.S. and Brazil

      PRESS RELEASE AmLight Express and Protect project adds three 200Gbps optical waves for Research and Education between the U.S. and Brazil   Miami, Florida, August 30, 2019 – Florida International University (FIU), Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP), Academic Network of Sao Paulo (ANSP), the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy...

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AmLight Team at Supercomputing Conference (SC18)

The AmLight Team participated in multiple Network Research Exhibition (NRE) demonstrations at the International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC18) held in Dallas, TX. NRE participants are invited to share the results of their demonstrations and experiments that display innovation in emerging network hardware, protocols, and...

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Internet2 Global Summit 2018

AmLigth Team presented Americas Africa Research and eduCation Lightpaths (AARCLight) Study findings for year one (NSF award #1638990), AtlanticWave-SDX (NSF award#1451024), and current status and future goals for the AmLight Express and Protect (AmLight-ExP)(NSF award #1451018) projects at the IRNC PI Meeting at the Internet2 Global Summit. The 2018 Internet2 Global Summit, co-hosted...

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Are you a R&E network with a story to tell? “in The FIELD” wants to hear it!

Advanced ICT is the core of the global network of research & education networks, but these critical networks are made up of much more than fiber, pipes, routers, and switches. Research & education networking infrastructure traverses the globe, enabling access to content and resources, connecting people, delivering new experiences, fostering collaboration and...

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Amlight-Exp Activates two new 100 Gbps Points-of-Presence Enhancing Infrastructure for Research and Education

  PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Heidi Morgan, Co-Founder CIARA FIU Information Science Institute USC heidi@fiu.edu Miami, Florida, March 29, 2018 – Florida International University’s Center for Internet Augmented Research and Assessment (CIARA) is pleased to announce two new points-of-presence operating at 100G as part of the five-year AmLight-ExP (IRNC BACKBONE: Americas Lightpaths Express and Protect) NSF Award#ACI-1451018. On February 23rd and...

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