OSC Supercomputers, Third Frontier Network to Power Megaconference Jr
Worthington Kilbourne, Thomas Worthington High School students will participate from OSC headquarters
Columbus, Ohio (May 18, 2005) - More than 200 school districts and thousands of students will participate May 19 th in Megaconference Junior, a project designed to give students in elementary and secondary schools across the country and around the world the opportunity to communicate, collaborate and contribute to each other's learning experiences in real time, using advanced multi-point Internet videoconferencing technology. Megaconference Jr will run Thursday May 19, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
OARnet Wins Technology Award from American Distance Education Consortium
A team of technology experts from OARnet has won the "Outstanding Contribution to Technological Infrastructure" award
Columbus, Ohio (May 17, 2005) - A team of technology experts from OARnet has won the "Outstanding Contribution to Technological Infrastructure" award presented by the American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC) at a ceremony in New Orleans on April 27.
OSC-Springfield Significantly Boosts Network Capabilities
OSC-Springfield has implemented a network route change, increasing network bandwidth dramatically
Columbus, Ohio (March 8, 2005) - OSC-Springfield (OSC-S) has implemented a network route change, advancing from a T1 to a new DS3 line. Network bandwidth has dramatically increased from 1.54Mbps to 45Mbps, a connection that is 30 times faster than the previous network.
OARnet, OSC's networking division, completed this installation to make OSC-S supercomputers accessible to the U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Defense research laboratories, colleges, universities and area businesses.
State of Ohio Awards $1.1M Wright Project Grant to Extend Platform Lab along OSCnet
Platform Lab received more than $1.1 million to expand its commercial capabilities along the OSCnet
Columbus, Ohio (December 21, 2004) - Platform Lab, a partnership between the Business Technology Center (BTC) and the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), received more than $1.1 million to expand its commercial capabilities along the OSCnet.
Ohio Lights Nation's Leading Superscale Network
Ohio Lights Nation's Leading Superscale Network
(Editor’s note: The OARnet fiber-optic network before 2009 was referred to as OSCnet, and earlier, the Third Frontier Network.)
Third Frontier Network Introduction and Historical Perspective
Ohio is positioned to become a national leader in networking and computing technologies with the deployment of the country's first statewide fiber optic network for education and research.
Miami University Receives Fiber Donation
Miami University has received 6 fiber optic strands as a gift from alumnus Robert C.
Miami University has received 6 fiber optic strands as a gift from alumnus Robert C. Schuler, of Dublin, Ohio. The strands of fiber are part of the Loop connecting Oxford, Hamilton, Middletown and Evendale. The estimated value of the gift is more than $1 million. Miami leases 12 fiber optic strands of the Loop from the county, which are used for network communications among the university's Ohio campuses.
The Quilt Selects New Executive Director
The Quilt has announced that Hudnall Croasdale will serve as Executive Director beginning August 1.
The Quilt has announced that Hudnall Croasdale will serve as Executive Director beginning August 1. Croasdale succeeds Gwendolyn Huntoon, The Quilt’s executive director since October 2001, and Assistant Director for Networking at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.
All Systems Go for Ohio's Launch of Nation's Most Advanced Statewide Education, Research Network
Ohio will soon have some high-tech bragging rights when the Third Frontier Network (TFN) is lit this summer.
Ohio will soon have some high-tech bragging rights when the Third Frontier Network (TFN) is lit this summer. After nearly two years of development, nearly 100 institutions of higher education and thousands of primary and secondary schools throughout the state will have access to the nation’s most advanced statewide education and research network.
Statewide High Speed Internet Nearly Complete in Cleveland Area
The nation's most extensive high-speed fiber optic network dedicated to higher education and research is nearly complete in Cleveland
Columbus, Ohio (July 1, 2004) – The nation’s most extensive high-speed fiber optic network dedicated to higher education and research is nearly complete in Cleveland. Equipment for the Third Frontier Network (TFN) has been installed at Cleveland State University and Case Western Reserve University campuses, and the remaining Cleveland area campuses will soon follow. The network is being built by the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s networking division.