The University of Florida has implemented the next-gen computing architecture of Internet2, the consortium of universities and research institutions. The Innovation Platform should bring superfast connections and software-defined networking (SDN) to campuses across the country.
[qi:004] National Lambda Rail and Internet2 can’t seem to decide whether they want to merge or not. The two entities that oversee stupendously fast networks have once again called off their proposed merger.
Don’t hate me for saying so, but not again(!) The two groups discussed a tie-up between August 2005 and June 2006, but nothing came of those talks. Then in March, they surprised everyone and unveiled merger plans — and it seemed like this time they were serious.
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