Press Releases

 

Third Frontier Network is now "OSCnet" 
OSC would like to announce that the name of the Third Frontier Network is being changed to OSCnet.

 (Feb 27, 2007)


 
 

Worldwide Internet Event Helps Ohio Supercomputer Center Bring New Learning Technology to Ohio's K-12 Schools 
The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is helping deploy new technologies to Ohio's K-12 schools with the 4th annual Megaconference Jr.

 (Feb 20, 2007)
 

Columbus, Ohio  (February 20, 2007) – The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is helping deploy new technologies to Ohio’s K-12 schools with the 4th annual Megaconference Jr.  This global Internet event is designed to give students and teachers in primary and secondary schools around the world the opportunity to communicate, collaborate and contribute to each others’ learning in real time, using advanced multi-point video conferencing technology.

 

Network Access to CAMM's Electron Microscopes Offers Shared Instrumentation Benefits to Education, Industry 
A set of the world's most powerful electron microscopes can now be accessed remotely by researchers and commercial industries over the Internet

 (Dec 1, 2006)
 

Columbus, Ohio – (December 1, 2006) – A set of the world’s most powerful electron microscopes can now be accessed remotely by researchers and commercial industries over the Internet, thanks to collaborations between the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and The Ohio State University’s Center for Accelerated Maturation of Materials (CAMM).

 

Walsh University Receives Technology Grant 
OARnet provides $120,000 to advance technology

 (Sep 19, 2006)
 

North Canton, Ohio (September 19, 2006) – Walsh University received a $120,000 grant from the networking division of Ohio Supercomputer Center on behalf of the Ohio Board of Regents for advancing the University’s technology. The funds will enable Walsh to secure an ultra-high-speed data network connection, enabling collaboration with other similarly-connected institutions on cutting edge research projects and participation in video-conferencing.

 

Onecommunity Extends Access to Statewide Fiber Network 
Connects Northeast Ohio to state's leading institutions

 (Aug 14, 2006)
 
 

Ohio and Michigan Establish Regional Optical Network Partnership 
The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), and Merit Network, Inc. are pleased to announce a partnership to enhance regional optical networks in the Midwest.

 (Jul 19, 2006)
 

Columbus, Ohio and Ann Arbor, Mich. (July 19, 2006) – The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), and Merit Network, Inc. are pleased to announce a partnership to enhance regional optical networks in the Midwest.

 

Megaconference VIII Call For Interactive Presentations - Interactions" -- Now On" 
The world's 8th annual Megaconference has been scheduled for November 8, 2006

 (Jun 7, 2006)
 

Columbus, Ohio  (June 7, 2006) – The world’s 8th annual Megaconference has been scheduled for November 8, 2006 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (EST). Anyone in the world using H.323 Internet videoconferencing is invited to submit a proposal for what organizers are now calling “interactions,” or interactive presentations.

 

OSC to Conduct Broadband Study for Ohio 
Lieutenant Governor Bruce Johnson has announced the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) has commissioned an ECom-Ohio Study to examine the availability and cost of high bandwidth network

 (Jun 2, 2006)
 

Columbus, Ohio (June 2, 2006) - Lieutenant Governor Bruce Johnson has announced the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) has commissioned an ECom-Ohio Study to examine the availability and cost of high bandwidth network services for business and government use. The study will identify areas of the state that face barriers to economic and workforce growth as a result of limited access to broadband services.

 

School Districts Connect to Third Frontier Network 
Ohio Lights the Way for K-12 Education

 (Feb 27, 2006)
 

Columbus, Ohio (February 27, 2006) -- Learning from medical researchers, watching spaceships being launched from NASA, talking with scientists about new inventions -- these are only a few of many possible opportunities that will be available for Ohio's K-12 students by connecting to the Third Frontier Network (TFN).

 

Internet2, Third Frontier Network, Featured in Emerging Technologies Showcase at Columbus Convention Center 
Internet2, the national high-performance backbone network for higher education and research, will be featured Monday, February 13, 2006 during an emerging technologies showcase

 (Feb 13, 2006)

 

Columbus, Ohio - (February 13, 2006) - Internet2, the national high-performance backbone network for higher education and research, will be featured Monday, February 13, 2006 during an emerging technologies showcase at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The 90-minute program will also feature Ohio's OSCnet, the most advanced state-wide fiber optic network for education, research and government.

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