HD videoconferencing links critical care newborns from rural hospitals to tertiary care facilities, specialists

Columbus, Ohio (January 30, 2008) – Without ever leaving the nursery, fragile babies born at Chillicothe’s Adena Regional Medical Center are receiving clinical assessments from specialists an hour away at Nationwide Children’s Hospital — thanks to high-definition videoconferencing capabilities made possible via the Ohio Supercomputer Center.

Internet 2 in Ohio A Discussion Paper for Internet 2 Ohio Members and other Higher Education Institutions

(March 3, 1997) - Internet 2 is a high performance networking initiative whose mission is to:

Facilitate and coordinate the development, deployment, operation and technology transfer of advanced, network-based applications and network services to further U.S. leadership in research and higher education and accelerate the availability of new services and applications on the Internet. (

Internet2 Focused Technical Workshop helps engineers improve network performance

“We are here to enable science.  Big science, with big data, is affected by network failures.”

And with that, Brian Tierney, group leader of the ESnet Advanced Network Technologies Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, kicked off a two-day workshop on perfSONAR. The tool helps network engineers and developers monitor and measure network performance – and limit network failures – from its starting point to its end point.

Internet2, Third Frontier Network, Featured in Emerging Technologies Showcase at Columbus Convention Center


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.