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.

Great network-related webinars set for January, February

The NYSERNet education team is offering a number of webinars this winter that will explore the Data Center/IP Fabric, fiber optic gear management and testing, and tips on implementing IPv6 on college, university, and research-center campuses. Visit the education page for dates and details.

techsummit2015 Tech Summit conference set for June

NYSERNet’s annual technology conference, Tech Summit, draws senior technical staff from across New York’s higher education community to learn about and discuss the latest in network and security technology, as well as best practices for deploying technical solutions in the campus environment. Presentations focus on cutting-edge technological topics that are of interest to both security and network engineers. Learn more and register today at www.nysernet.org/techsummit.

NYSERNet to welcome engineering interns in 2015

As part of its mission to help train the next generation of network leaders, NYSERNet this year will host interns from Central New York colleges and universities. These paid positions will provide successful candidates with an opportunity to be part of building the network of the future.