AtlanticWave-SDX: A Distributed Intercontinental Experimental Software Defined

Miami, Florida, October 16, 2020 – Florida International University’s Center for Internet Augmented Research and Assessment (CIARA), in the Division of IT, is pleased to announce a new $6.5M five-year award from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Award# OAC-2029278, for the AtlanticWave-SDX: A Distributed Intercontinental Experimental Software Defined...

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AmLight Express and Protect demonstrates the utility of the collaborative initiative to connect South Africa via AmLight-SACS

Miami, Florida, March 30, 2020 – On March 1, 2020, we announced AmLight Express and Protect interconnects three continents by activating 100G end-to-end links between the U.S., Brazil and South Africa. Now this Research & Education networking advancement is showing it’s worth. The West African Cable System (WACS) suffered a significant fiber cut on...

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AmLight Express and Protect interconnects three continents by activating 100G end-to-end links between the U.S., Brazil and South Africa

Miami, Florida, March 1, 2020 – Florida International University (FIU), Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP), Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa and South African National Research Network (TENET/SANReN), and Angola Cables are pleased to announce the activation of lightpaths initially provisioned at 100Gbps linking North America,...

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4th SIG-NGN Meeting and LHCOPN/LHCONE workshop

Italo Valcy, CIARA Senior Network Engineer, participated in the 4th SIG-NGN Meeting and LHCOPN/LHCONE Workshop, an event hosted by CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Geneva, Switzerland from January 13, 2020, to January 17, 2020. The SIG-NGN is the Special Interest Group on Next Generation Networks. The main goal of...

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How did this packet get here?

Jeronimo Bezerra presented “AmLight-INT: In-band Network Telemetry @ AmLight” at the Internet2’s annual Technology Exchange conference which took place in New Orleans, LA on December 9-12, 2019. the event is  a premier technical event in the global R&E community, convening technology visionaries (technologists, architects, scientists, researchers, engineers, operators, and students) from...

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FIU co-hosted a Future Experimental Research Infrastructures Workshop

The Midscale Experimental Research Infrastructure Forum (MERIF) is an NSF-CISE-funded project, one of whose goals is to look beyond today’s midscale research infrastructure projects for visions of future infrastructures that can support experiments at the frontiers of CISE research areas, both within computer science itself and interdisciplinary. Key features of...

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AtlanticWave-SDX (AW-SDX) demonstration at Supercomputing conference (SC19)

The AmLight-ExP Network Engineering Team participated in multiple collaborative SC19 Network Research Exhibitions at the Supercomputing Conference (SC19) which took place on November 17-22, 2019 at the Colorado Convention Center, in Denver, Colorado. AmLight-ExP and AtlanticWave-SDX offered the academic community 630Gbps of upstream bandwidth, network auto-recovery and dynamic provisioning, network...

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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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