Archives for June 2015

A Message from the Chair of the KINBER Board of Directors – Huntoon Named President and CEO

Jinx Walton, University of Pittsburgh CIO and Chair of the KINBER Board of Directors, shared the following message with the KINBER community. "We are approaching the end of the first month of KINBER's direction under the leadership of President and CEO Wendy Huntoon.  As I noted at the annual conference, the Board of Directors elevated Wendy’s title from executive director to president and CEO in recognition of her proven leadership and of the organization’s progress under that … [Read more...]

An Overview on sFlow/DDoS: Register for Friday Webinar

KINBER wants to share an opportunity for higher education information technology professionals. The Great Plains Network, in collaboration with Network Nebraska, OneNet, KanREN, MOREnet and the South Dakota Board of Regents, will offer another webinar in the ENCITE (ENhancing CyberInfrastructure by Training and Education) series this Friday, June 26 at 11 a.m. EDT. (10 a.m. CDT) The next in the series is “An Overview on sFlow/DDoS,” presented by Ken Miller from The Pennsylvania State … [Read more...]

Apply today! Deadline Extended to Friday for perfSONAR Pilot

Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your campus infrastructure! Friday is the deadline for the pilot! KINBER is seeking applications for participation in the perfSONAR pilot program being supported in part by the National Science Foundation under the Campus Cyberinfrastructure - Infrastructure, Innovation and Engineering (CC*IIE) award. What is the pilot?  The pilot program will provide pre-configured perfSONAR platforms to six campuses in Pennsylvania in order to understand … [Read more...]

Supercomputing Conference Seeks Applicants for SCinet Diversity Grant

SCinet, the Supercomputing Conference’s (SC) dedicated high-performance research network and backbone of information and communication, is seeking qualified female U.S. candidates in their early to mid-career to join the SCinet volunteer workforce for SC15. Selected candidates will receive full travel support and mentoring by well-known engineering experts in the research and education community. The review committee will select up to five candidates to receive funding to set up SCinet at SC15 … [Read more...]

KINBER Blue Jeans Videoconferencing Pilot

KINBER and Blue Jeans are offering a videoconferencing pilot that will run six months from July 1, 2015 – January 1, 2016. Blue Jeans Executive Summary Blue Jeans offers cloud-based videoconferencing with the ability to connect to a live videoconference via a simple browser interface. No software downloads or client installs necessary. Participants can connect via a hardware or software codecs or via a mobile video-enabled device. Learn more at bluejeans.net.   KINBER Pilot  Through the … [Read more...]

Apply Today for PA perfSONAR Pilot

KINBER is seeking applications for participation in the perfSONAR pilot program being supported in part by the National Science Foundation under the Campus Cyberinfrastructure - Infrastructure, Innovation and Engineering (CC*IIE) award. What is the pilot?  The pilot program will provide pre-configured perfSONAR platforms to six campuses in Pennsylvania in order to understand if pre-configured platforms lead to faster integration into the campus infrastructure.  KINBER is seeking a diverse … [Read more...]