Join us for NYSCIO 2016 July 27-29 in Skaneateles

Network with executive and senior-level IT professionals from New York’s higher education community during our three-day conference in and around Skaneateles. Hear from thought leaders across the nation as they share best practices and ideas about the future of technology in higher education. Website

New VMWare discount program offers big savings

NYSERNet has joined forces with the Quilt and Carahsoft to offer our members significant discounts on the purchase of VMWare products and support. Members get up to 17 percent off academic list prices on new VMWare licenses and up to 12 percent off support agreements. Read more

Save nearly 50% on StormWind training

As part of the NYSERNet community, your organization has access to StormWind’s catalog of professional and technical course offerings, including Cisco, Microsoft and cybersecurity training taught by world-class instructors. Read more

Sedore named new president of NYSERNet

NYSERNet is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher M. Sedore as its next president. Sedore, who will begin his new role May 9, has served as the Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management at Syracuse University since May of 2014. Read more

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.