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Ohio Christian University in Circleville, Ohio, may be small, but its networking is now mighty thanks to some recent upgrades and optimization on the OARnet network. Read more

Longtime OARnet staff member Denis Walsh will serve as interim executive director of the statewide network organization beginning July 1, 2019, taking the reins after the June 30 retirement of current Executive Director Paul Schopis. Chancellor Randy Gardner of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) made the announcement of Walsh’s appointment June 18.

The Cleveland Institute of Music uses Internet2’s Low Latency audio and video conferencing (LoLa) to connect and collaborate with music students and maestros in Italy over OARnet’s reliable high-speed backbone for an unmatched educational experience.



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A full suite of VMware and AirWatch products and services are offered through OARnet, at significantly reduced rates. Additional information, such as how to order, product details, pricing, and support is available here.