The recently launched OH-TECH blog will provide the cornerstone for the consortium’s digital communications effort. Take a moment to explore the blog site’s features, including daily news highlights, staff recommendations and keyword/organization search and filter options. More Information

Ohio has invested approximately $13 million to harness innovative technology that will, in essence, “open the faucet” of Ohio’s current broadband infrastructure from its current 10 Gbps capacity to 100 Gbps. This expansion leverages the 1,850-plus miles of fiber optic network operated by OARnet. Read More
With the renewal of a unique aggregate purchasing agreement, Ohio colleges and universities, K-12 schools, state and local governments, and related health care communities once more can save millions of dollars on virtualization software licenses and maintenance.
The Internet2 Global Summit for 2014 will feature presentations from noted experts, sessions focused on partnerships and advanced technologies, all designed to unleash your R&E potential.
OARnet will be offering several Summer 2014 internship opportunities. The positions are located on the west campus of The Ohio State University. To apply for any of these positions, please submit your resume, including information about your technical background, prior work experience, area of study and semesters of classes completed.


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You can purchase VMware software licenses and support at significantly reduced prices through the University System of Ohio virtualization program. Learn how you can reduce the number of physical servers or computers, while still maintaining performance levels