Pennsylvania’s KINBER Selects Ekinops to Increase Network Capacity to 100GE

Pennsylvania's KINBER Selects Ekinops to Increase Network Capacity to 100GE HARRISBURG, PA and PARIS, France, October 17th – The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), Pennsylvania’s statewide research, education and community networking organization, has vastly increased its capacity and service capability over its statewide PennREN backbone infrastructure using optical networking equipment from Ekinops. Harrisburg-based KINBER provides network connectivity … [Read more...]

National Science Foundation (NSF) Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) PI and Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) PI Workshop Assembled Experts in New Mexico

National Science Foundation (NSF) Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) PI and Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) PI Workshop Assembled Experts in New Mexico HARRISBURG, PA (October 13) – The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), in collaboration with The Quilt, a national consortium of research and education networks across the US, hosted the NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) Principal Investigators (PI) and Cybersecurity Innovation for … [Read more...]

KINBER Announces New Board Officers and Plans for  Annual Conference, KINBERCON 2018

KINBER Announces New Board Officers and Plans for  Annual Conference, KINBERCON 2018 For Immediate Release Harrisburg, PA (Sept. 26) -- At its annual board meeting, the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) announced its board officers, new board directors and plans for KINBERCON 2018, the organization’s annual conference. “Diversification of the KINBER board is greatly strengthening KINBER’s ability to provide new and valuable services to a broader array … [Read more...]

KINBER’s PennREN Network in Pennsylvania Expands Access Through New Fiber Connection to WiscNet and Additional Internet Peering Capacity

KINBER’s PennREN Network in Pennsylvania Expands Access Through New Fiber Connection to WiscNet and Additional Internet Peering Capacity HARRISBURG (Aug. 17) - The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) and WiscNet turned up a new fiber-optic peering connection between the two networks in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin this week. KINBER, Pennsylvania’s statewide research, education, and community network and trusted technology partner, provides advanced networking … [Read more...]

Six Women in IT Selected to Get Hands-on Experience Building, Managing Super-fast Network at SC17

Six Women in IT Selected to Get Hands-on Experience Building, Managing Super-fast Network at SC17 by Brian Ban Six women who work in IT departments at research institutions around the United States have been chosen to participate in the “Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS)” program, helping to build and operate SCinet, the very high capacity SC conference network. Now in its third year, WINS is a collaboration between the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), the … [Read more...]

KINBERCON 2017 Draws Record Attendance Showcasing How Next Generation Networks Foster Innovation and Bolster Research, Education, And Economic Development In Pennsylvania

KINBERCON 2017 Draws Record Attendance Showcasing How Next Generation Networks Foster Innovation and Bolster Research, Education, and Economic Development in Pennsylvania For Immediate Release Harrisburg, PA (April 14) -- A record number of attendees, nearly 300 leaders and technologists, gathered April 3 – 5 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh to attend KINBERCON 2017, the sixth annual conference of the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER). The … [Read more...]

Women in IT Networking at SC Awarded the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Experimental Applications

Women in IT Networking at SC Awarded the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Experimental Applications For Immediate Release In recognition of work to expand the diversity of the SCinet volunteer staff and to provide professional development opportunities to highly qualified women in the field of networking, the Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program has been selected by CENIC as a recipient of the 2017 Innovations in Networking Award for Experimental Applications. Project … [Read more...]

Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) Call for Participation

Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) Call for Participation SC17 - Denver, Colorado WINS is a National Science Foundation-funded diversity program developed with members from SCinet, the world-class network built to support the annual Supercomputing Conference. All early to mid-career women actively employed in the IT field who are located in the United States are encouraged to apply. Application submissions should be made using the 2017 WINS Application … [Read more...]

KINBER and NJEDge.Net Strengthen Ties Through Participation In NSF-Funded Virtual Data Collaboratroy Project And Enhanced Network Peering

KINBER And NJEDge.Net Strengthen Ties Through Participation In NSF-Funded Virtual Data Collaboratory Project And Enhanced Network Peering For Immediate Release Harrisburg, PA (January 30) -- The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), a non-profit membership organization devoted to fostering collaboration through technology in Pennsylvania, and NJEDge, the New Jersey statewide research and education network, announced the establishment of a peering connection … [Read more...]

SHLB Coalition Welcomes KINBER as New Member

Washington, DC (January 26, 2017) ­ - Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) joined the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition, a diverse partnership of 77 anchor institutions, commercial companies, non­profit broadband providers, foundations, public interest groups, and others. Together, these organizations promote open, affordable, high­-capacity broadband for anchor institutions and their communities. "KINBER is pleased to formally join … [Read more...]