The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) is one of the first five Research and Education Networks in the nation to initiate a 400 Gigabit per second (Gbps) connection to the Internet2 Network by the end of 2021, with work due for completion this year.
Merit Network Inc. and the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) announced today that they have completed construction and lit optical equipment providing a secondary connection between their respective networks.
Columbus, Ohio (March 15, 1995) - In mid-February, OARnet and MCI Telecommunications completed the installation and testing of OARnet's expanded gateway service to the Internet. The new service establishes connections between OARnet and internetMCI Direct Connect Access. As a result of this new service, OARnet, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, now maintains a total of 10.5Mbps total gateway throughput to the Internet through three different diverse paths.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded OARnet a planning grant to develop a network of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) training and research resources for smaller higher education institutions in the state of Ohio.
In December 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine allocated $12.1 million through the Governors Emergency Education Relief program to upgrade OARnet's last-mile internet connections to 40 colleges and universities.
A new program is connecting college students with business professionals in Columbus to help them accelerate their careers. Denison Edge, launched by Denison University, is a last-mile skills program designed to support Ohio liberal arts students seeking to gain industry expertise, leadership skills and business acumen.
The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) announced today the promotion of Mark Fullmer to chief technology officer and the appointment of Aaron Wise as his replacement as director of networking, effective immediately.
Reflecting Fullmer and Wise’s expertise and leadership, these changes are key to ensuring OARnet’s long-term success as one of the most advanced statewide network infrastructures in the United States.
Columbus, Ohio (April 27, 2009) - Staff members of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) are sharing their valuable expertise with participants at the Internet2 Spring Member Meeting, April 27-29, 2009, in Arlington, Va.
For a microscopy center, the chance to show 2,000 visiting researchers and microscopists the cutting-edge capabilities one offers is too important to hit any snags. So when the 2016 Microscopy & Microanalysis meeting came to Columbus, Ohio, The Ohio State University’s Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis (CEMAS) turned to OARnet to help exhibit its local and, more importantly, remote microscopy capabilities.