Archives for August 2015

University Of Pittsburgh First In PA To Provide 10 Gbps PennREN Connectivity To All Campuses

Effort Strengthens Research and Education; Positions Pitt as a Leader in the Commonwealth The University of Pittsburgh and the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) announced today that Pitt is the first university in Pennsylvania to provide an expanded 10 gigabit per second (Gbps) network connecting all of its campus locations to KINBER’s high-performance Pennsylvania Research and Education Network, also known as PennREN. “The University’s new strategic … [Read more...]

Complete the National Internet2 K20 Initiative Scientific Instrumentation Survey

KINBER is encouraging researchers to complete the National Internet2 K20 Initiative scientific instrumentation survey, which is aimed at research scientists and others who manage locally available or remotely accessible laboratories, telescopes, microscopes, sensory arrays, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and various data visualization tools, etc. The Internet2 K20 Initiative (, part of Internet2’s U.S. Unified Community Anchor Network (U.S. UCAN) effort, connects … [Read more...]