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  Internet2 for Minnesota K-12 Schools
Internet2 – the next generation of the Internet – is an ultra-high-speed network developed by a nonprofit consortium of universities, industry and government to speed the exchange of complex information.
Internet2 is giving schools access to a new realm of clear, virtual digital experiences, allowing them to expand beyond their boundaries into the world of the future.
Internet2 Network is being upgraded with an initial 100 Gigabit per second capacity between New York, Washington, D.C. and Chicago, marking the first milestone of an ambitious plan to increase the capacity and flexibility of nationwide advanced networking to serve the growing needs of the research and education community.
www.informns.k12.mn.us /Internet2_for_MN_Schools.html   (283 words)

 What is Internet2? - Knowledge Base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Internet2 is a non-profit consortium led by more than 200 US universities working in partnership with industry and government.
Internet2 is not a separate physical network and it will not replace the Internet, but rather will bring new capabilities to the Internet through the collaboration of academia, industry, and government.
Applications appropriate for Internet2 are various kinds of cooperative ventures, such as research collaborations, distance education and conferencing in real-time, and shared use (and use from a distance) of one-of-a-kind scientific instruments.
kb.iu.edu /data/adrd.html   (186 words)

 Internet2 Contact Info
Internet2 is being designed to improve networking for educational and research purposes, such as creating protocols for better and faster audio and video transmission and vastly improving network performance.
Internet2 provides a high performance network for communication between all Temple students, faculty, and staff and their colleagues at other Internet2 member institutions for access to research and educational resources.
Internet2 encourages and supports collaborative efforts in designing applications for advanced networking and also promotes and organizes research and creative activities using the advanced networking capabilities and applications.
www.temple.edu /cs/internet2   (325 words)

 :: Internet2 ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Internet2 is being led by over 200 universities working in partnership with industry and government to expand advanced network applications and technologies, to create the future's Internet.
Internet2 is recreating the partnership among academia, industry and government that fostered the current Internet in its infancy.
Internet2 provides a high performance network for communication between all students, faculty, and staff and their colleagues at other Internet2 member institutions for access to research and educational resources.
www.bradley.edu /internet2/intro.shtml   (335 words)

 Internet2 SEGP
Internet2 is a consortium of 202 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies.
The primary goals of Internet2 are to: (1) create a leading edge network capability for the national research community; (2) enable revolutionary Internet applications; (3) ensure the rapid transfer of new network services and applications to the broader Internet community.
Internet2 is a consortium being led by 202 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies, accelerating the creation of tomorrow's Internet.
www.asc.edu /internet2/index.shtml   (785 words)

 Internet2 - a definition from Whatis.com
Internet2 is a collaboration among more than 100 U.S. universities to develop networking and advanced applications for learning and research.
Although Internet2 is not envisioned as a future replacement for the Internet, its organizers hope to share their developments with other networks, including the Internet.
Internet2 will include and further develop the National Science Foundation's very high-speed Backbone Network Service (vBNS) that currently interconnects research supercomputer centers in the U.S. The involved institutions plan to continue using the existing Internet for "ordinary" services such as e-mail, personal Web access, and newsgroups.
whatis.techtarget.com /definition/0,,sid9_gci214029,00.html   (571 words)

Researchers, instructors and students at Internet2 universities are able to explore capabilities beyond today's Internet as they teach and learn and conduct science in disciplines ranging from the fine arts to physics.
Internet2 is not a separate physical network and will not replace the Internet.
Internet2 brings together institutions and resources from academia, industry and government to develop new technologies and capabilities that can then be deployed in the global Internet.
www.edcenter.sdsu.edu /repository/I2_meaning_faculty/FAQs.htm   (240 words)

 Internet2: 2004 and beyond | Tech News on ZDNet
Internet2 was developed by a consortium of universities and technology companies in 1996 to provide vast improvements in connection speeds.
Internet2 nodes are connected to the Abilene national backbone through regional fiber networks with almost unlimited bandwidth capacity.
Internet2 researchers are designing a hybrid network that uses both IP packet switching and dynamically provisioned optical light paths, or "lambdas." They're doing this through a partnership with the National LambdaRail, a consortium of universities, research institutions and private industry that is buying long stretches of excess fiber-optic capacity from carriers.
news.zdnet.com /2100-9584_22-5321053.html   (1637 words)

 Here comes Internet2 | CNET News.com
Not only is Internet2 coming into being quickly, but also all of its capabilities, such as virtual reality, interactive collaboration, and access to remote resources such as telescopes and diagnostic equipment, rely on speed.
Internet2 was launched when a group of academics from various university computer science departments wanted to work together on a network of networks.
Right now, Internet2 is probably going through the same cycle that Internet 1 went through--from government-sponsored research and only later to partnerships and business applications--but it will develop much faster that Internet 1 has, he said.
news.com.com /2009-12-957016.html   (943 words)

 Internet2 at Penn
Internet2 gives researchers the ability to move immense amounts of data in a quicker and more reliable amount of time.
Internet2 is a consortium led by over 200 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies, accelerating the creation of tomorrow's Internet.
In most cases, Penn's data network (called PennNet) automatically chooses Internet2 if you are connecting with another Internet2 member, a government agency or research center using the NGI (the government's Next Generation Internet), or an international research and education network with the same high-bandwidth capacity.
www.upenn.edu /computing/i2   (930 words)

 Internet2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Internet2 or UCAID (University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development) is a non-profit consortium which develops and deploys advanced network applications and technologies, for education and high-speed data transfer purposes.
Internet2 (and its members) created the Abilene Network and was a prime investor ($10 million) in the National LambdaRail (NLR) project [3].
Internet2 has since contracted with Level(3) for a similar unlit fiber infrastructure to operate their next generation research network [6].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Internet2   (357 words)

 The University of Scranton - Resources - Internet2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Internet2 is a collaborative effort by over 200 U.S. universities to develop advanced Internet technology and applications vital to the research and education missions of higher education.
Internet2 is a project of the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) and is working with industry and the federal government.
Internet2 is developing structures to share its experience and expertise with others in the education community and beyond.
matrix.scranton.edu /internet2/faq.shtml   (835 words)

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The Internet2 networks are a significant advance in networking capability for the research and education community.
Internet2 will allow clusters of remote computers to operate in "grids" as if they were a single computer from the users perspective.
Slides from April 2000 presentation on Internet2 at the University of Michigan are available as a PowerPoint file and as a PDF file.
www.itcom.itd.umich.edu /i2   (2070 words)

 Disruptive Library Technology Jester
Internet2 has entered into a partnership with Level 3 Communications, a leading national telecommunications carrier, to provide the U.S. research and education community with a dynamic, innovative and cost-effective hybrid optical and packet network.
Internet2 is committed to ensuring community involvement in the development, implementation, and operations of the new network.
The new Internet2 Network will be deployed nationally over 13,000 miles of dedicated fiber, providing complete community control of the optical layer and highly granular lightpath services that can be provisioned dynamically.
dltj.org /tag/internet2   (1162 words)

 Internet2 gaining 'sponsored' users
States that institute SEGP open their links into Internet2 to schools, libraries, hospitals, cultural organizations and research companies in their area that need access to the high-speed network for data-heavy applications and collaborative projects.
With SEGP, Internet2 is made affordable because the cost of hooking into the network is distributed across the SEGP participants.
Internet2 is actually the name of the nonprofit consortium led by 190 top research universities that are working with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies to boost the performance of the "next-generation" Internet.
www.networkworld.com /news/2002/0722carrier.html   (845 words)

 The better, faster Internet you can't use. - By Alexander Russo - Slate Magazine
While Internet1 is open to pretty much anyone with a computer, access to Internet2 is limited to a select few, and its backbone is made up entirely of large-capacity fiber-optic cables.
Internet2 moves data at 10 gigabits per second and more, compared with the 4 or so megabits you'll get using a cable modem.
Internet2 was never designed to replace the Internet most of us are using now.
www.slate.com /id/2120440   (823 words)

 WSU Internet2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Internet2 is a high-speed research-only network among the largest universities for the purpose of developing the next generation Internet applications, protocols, security, etc.
Internet2 is a consortium being led by over 170 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies, accelerating the creation of tomorrow's Internet.
Internet2 will eventually impact staff as new tools are deployed into the commodity Internet which provide all users with higher speed access.
www.hipecc.twsu.edu /internet2.html   (1763 words)

 Make Connections with Internet2
Internet2 offers Notre Dame faculty and students the ability to connect with others at another university or institution and share common interests.
Whether it is through a dual live musical performance or debating the merits of the International Crime Court, Internet2 opens up a new way for faculty members to connect with colleagues and for Notre Dame students to connect with like-minded students throughout the world.
To display the capabilities of Internet2 for the faculty at the University of Notre Dame, Carolyn Plummer and her twin sister Kathryn at Vanderbilt University performed a dual live performance.
internet2.nd.edu /MakeConnectionswithInternet2.shtml   (552 words)

 Internet2 @ The University of Texas at Austin
In this session, Internet2 campus members who are leading these projects will discuss and provide a vision for how the pieces fit together.
The Internet2 International Task Force is made up of representatives from Internet2's International MoU Partners and serves as the forum to bring issues of international importance to Internet2 and its leadership.
The Internet2 Commons is a framework for collaboration throughout the research and education community that will encourage large scale deployment of tools for one-to-one, one-to-group, and group-to-group collaborations.
www.utexas.edu /computer/internet2/internet2agenda.html   (2004 words)

 Technology News: News: Internet2 Becomes File-Sharing Target
The RIAA said the Internet2 infringement was "extensive," indicating it chose to limit its initial lawsuits to 25 per institution based on the most egregious offenders.
Internet2 is a consortium of 207 universities, government and private companies developing and testing network applications and technologies for a faster, more resilient and secure Internet.
Internet2 spokesperson Lauren Kallens told TechNewsWorld that the alleged file-trading activity is not only illegal, but is also a violation of Internet2 acceptable use policies as well as campus rules that forbid it.
www.technewsworld.com /story/news/42263.html   (943 words)

 JS Online:
Dubbed Internet2, the computer data network is an advanced, experimental Internet that uses fiber optics to move billions of bits of data per second.
Internet2 allows for near-instant transfer of multiple medical images consisting of hundreds of megabytes of data.
Radiologists are especially interested in Internet2 for the transfer of increasingly complex medical images, such as mammograms.
www.jsonline.com /bym/news/dec02/100685.asp   (1015 words)

 eSchool News online - Internet2 aims to boost capacity
April 28, 2006—By sending data using different colors of light, operators of the ultra high-speed Internet2 network are hoping to boost the research and education network's capacity by as much as 80-fold--better enabling researchers and academics to connect telescopes around the world and perform other bandwidth-intensive tasks.
The Internet2 network, which parallels the regular internet and allows universities, researchers, and even some K-12 school systems to share large amounts of information in real time, currently uses shared fiber-optic cables run by Qwest Communications International.
The Internet2 speed record announced April 26 was set in February by a team from the University of Tokyo, the University of Amsterdam, and other institutions.
www.eschoolnews.com /news/showStoryts.cfm?ArticleID=6271   (676 words)

 Applications Home
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and Internet2 have created a partnership to explore the development of a secure, reliable and advanced networking solution for the transmission of medical information, messages and images throughout the broad healthcare industry.
Internet2 Advanced Applications enable collaboration among people and interactive access to information and resources in a way not possible on today's Internet.
Register for the Immersive Medical Telepresence Conference, September 6-7 in Phoenix, AZ The Applications Strategy Council advises the Internet2 Board of Trustees on matters related to the design and development of advanced networking applications for research and education.
apps.internet2.edu   (471 words)

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