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.
Columbus, Ohio (May 1, 2007) — Firefighters near Toledo brace for the heat of a flashover in a simulator while firefighting students at a university campus many miles distant study the live-action video over a fiber-optic network.
Middle school students in Appalachian Ohio immerse themselves into a society on a virtual island they visit over the state-of-the-art network, moving about, walking, running and even flying through highly developed landscapes, park-like settings and buildings.
Columbus, Ohio (Nov. 1, 2010) - Leaders of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) and its member schools are sharing their valuable expertise with participants at the Internet2 Fall Member Meeting, Nov. 1-4, 2010, in Atlanta. For those who can't make it to the meeting, several of the presentations are being offered to the general public via live streaming video. They include:
Ohio Governor John Kasich recently received the 2015 Technology Champion award from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) for his leadership in IT policy, initiatives, and practices.
Columbus, Ohio - (July 21, 1999) - Tomorrow's world is being experienced today -- at least by 11 Ohio high school students.
These high school students are using technologies most of us never will. And it's all happening during the 1999 Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Summer Institute: Computing and Networking for the New Millennium. The Institute, which runs July 12-23, immerses freshmen and sophomores in the technologies that are helping to shape the future -- high performance computing and networking.
(Editor’s note: The OARnet fiber-optic network before 2009 was referred to as OSCnet, and earlier, the Third Frontier Network.)
Columbus, Ohio (July 2, 2010) - The Ohio Middle Mile Consortium announced today that Com Net, Inc., a founding member, has been awarded federal stimulus funding that will add almost 700 new miles of broadband fiber to rural and underserved communities throughout western Ohio.
Ohio’s research and education network and several colleges and universities in the state are piloting projects to allow K-12 and community college students, faculty and staff to access multiple online resources with the credentials issued by their institution.
The projects are part of a national initiative of the Quilt, a national coalition of advanced regional networks for research and education, and Internet2, an advanced networking consortium led by the research and education community.