KINBERCON 2016 Advances Efforts to Use Technology for Innovation and Economic Development in Pennsylvania

KINBERCON 2016 Advances Efforts to Use Technology for Innovation and Economic Development in Pennsylvania Harrisburg (April 26) - In mid-April, nearly 300 leaders and technologists gathered in Philadelphia to attend KINBERCON 2016, the fifth annual conference of the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER). New for 2016 was a format featuring more than 24 breakout sessions and a full day of technical training workshops as well as KINBER’s diversity initiative, … [Read more...]

KINBER Offers Value-Added Services With Sungard Availability Services Partnership

KINBER Offers Value-Added Services With Sungard Availability Services Partnership HARRISBURG (April 21) - The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) announced today that it has become an Associate Partner of Sungard Availability Services® (“Sungard AS”), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services. This partnership provides KINBER with the unique opportunity to offer its members access to a complete set of … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Research and Education Receives a Boost from Three National Science Foundation (NSF) Campus Cyberinfrastucture Grants

Pennsylvania Research and Education Receives a Boost from Three National Science Foundation (NSF) Campus Cyberinfrastucture Grants Federal Funding Expands Reach of KINBER to Three Local Colleges HARRISBURG (March 7) -- Building upon the groundwork established by its community educational efforts and initial National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) is working with three Pennsylvania NSF 2015 Campus Cyberinfrastructure – … [Read more...]

KINBER 2015 Accomplishments

PA’s Growing Research and Education Network to Build on Successes in 2016 Increased PennREN Connections, Services and National Science Foundation Grant are KINBER 2015 Highlights Harrisburg, PA (Feb. 18) -- The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), Pennsylvania’s statewide research, education and community network, experienced a record year of growth in 2015, and looks to continue the trend in 2016. “This year, KINBER will build upon our success and … [Read more...]

Zach Bare Joins KINBER

Zach Bare Joins KINBER PA's Growing Research and Education Network Expands Team to Meet Member Needs Harrisburg, PA (Feb. 9) -- Zachary Bare of Sandy Ridge, PA joined the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) as its newest network engineer. He comes to KINBER with experience in network and telecommunication systems and an interest in perfSONAR. Bare is part of the team responsible for providing engineering and operations support for Pennsylvania Research … [Read more...]

KINBER’S New PennREN Advantage Service Provides Value and Flexibility

KINBER’S New PennREN Advantage Service Provides Value and Flexibility Eleven Organizations Take Advantage of New Service Portfolio HARRISBURG (Feb. 2) – Citing more flexibility and greater access to Internet2 and caching services, eleven organizations have upgraded to new service packages the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) began offering in fall 2015. The new service portfolio, which includes PennREN Basic, PennREN Advantage and PennREN Plus … [Read more...]

OIN Workshop

Operating Innovative Networks Workshop Sponsored by KINBER and Franklin & Marshall College Developed and run by engineering experts from ESnet, Indiana University, and Internet2, this two-day OIN workshop event is designed to equip Research and Education engineers with the knowledge and training needed to build next-gen campus networks that are optimized for data-intensive science. The workshop will focus on Science DMZ network architectures, perfSONAR performance measurement software, … [Read more...]

Oxenford and Miller Join KINBER Staff

Oxenford and Miller Join KINBER Staff PA’s Growing Research and Education Network Expands Team to Meet Member Needs The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) today announced Jennifer Oxenford joined the staff of KINBER as director community engagement and Ben Miller serves as network administrator. “In their roles as consultants, Jennifer and Ben have contributed directly to services and programs that enrich Pennsylvania’s research and education community,” … [Read more...]

KINBER’S Community Services Initiative Expands Training and Content Opportunities in PA

KINBER’S Community Services Initiative Expands Training and Content Opportunities in PA More Training and Content Planned for 2016 The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) provided a rich and varied set of programming this fall, due partly to the addition of two new non-profit content provider subscribers. A robust program schedule will continue in 2016. “By leveraging technology provided by BlueJeans, KINBER is providing our community with collaborative … [Read more...]

National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Kate DiCamillo Connects via Interactive Video to Schools Around the World through Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Virtual Author Event

National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Kate DiCamillo Connects via Interactive Video to Schools Around the World through Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Virtual Author Event Technology Partners KINBER, Blue Jeans Network and Questeq Provide Live Video Platform and Technology Support School children across Pennsylvania and around the world participated in exclusive interactive video events with author Kate DiCamillo, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. The … [Read more...]