2015 NYSCIO conference set for July

nyscioNYSERNet will host the 14th edition of the New York State Higher Education CIO Conference July 8-10 at great venues along Skaneateles Lake. The conference offers senior-level IT professionals a unique opportunity to share best practices and lessons learned, participate in informative presentations offered by thought leaders from across the nation, and network with colleagues representing the breadth of New York’s higher education community. Learn more and register today at www.nyscio.org.

Take advantage of training discounts at New Horizons

As a NYSERNet Member, your organization has access to New Horizon’s catalog of professional and technical development course offerings at a 20 percent discount. Partnering with the world’s largest independent IT training provider is just another way that NYSERNet is expanding its portfolio of training offerings. Learn more about the discounts or look at NYSERNet’s current education offerings.

NYSERNet begins upgrading network to 100 Gb

NYSERNet is building out its new 100 gigabit per second network, starting with newly upgraded network equipment in New York City and Syracuse. Over the next few months, NYSERNet will upgrade its network, which stretches from New York City to Buffalo, from 10- to 100-gigabit Ethernet using all-new Juniper routers and switches. Members will be able to begin taking advantage of the new network in the second quarter.

Newly expanded Syracuse data center coming online

NYSERNet has added more than 1,500 square feet of commercial-grade data center space to its main location in Syracuse, expanding on its existing 2,000-square-foot data center. The new space, like the original, was designed by NYSERNet’s members to enhance their disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.