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The Truth About WiMax
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10/11/2006  |  1 comment
WiMax displace WiFi? Not gonna happen. Here's why
Dutch FTTH Grid Studies Bones
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9/26/2006  |  Post a comment
The FTTH-connected Almere Grid can help Erasmus Medial Centre to study bone aging
Dark Fiber Specialists
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9/26/2006  |  Post a comment
Another company specializing in the sale of dark fiber, enabling enterprises to build private fiber networks
Concurrent Network Using UCLP
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9/21/2006  |  Post a comment
Environment Canada's Articulated Private Network will link several national laboratories.
Concurrent Architectures are Better than One
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9/21/2006  |  Post a comment
In the Internet of the future, infrastructure providers should be separated from service providers
Euro Telcos Spur Muni FTTx
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9/20/2006  |  Post a comment
Some European incumbents actually encourage municipalities to build out FTTH, because it's cheaper than doing it themselves
Low-Cost Grids
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9/15/2006  |  Post a comment
The Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Alchemi Windows Grid solution provide options for those who only need a small grid cluster
Dumb Pipes R Us
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8/28/2006  |  1 comment
Report claims the economics of providing dumb pipes is better than that of traditional cable video services
Grids for Kids
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8/22/2006  |  Post a comment
Large-scale distributed grid computing will be a cornerstone of the growth of Internet communications
Bio-Info-Cyber-Infrastructure
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8/18/2006  |  Post a comment
Web services-based cyber-infrastructure is a boon for bio-informatics researchers
The Need for Speed
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7/12/2006  |  Post a comment
Is the world ready for 100-Gbit/s Ethernet?
Bandwidth On Demand
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7/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Can it be consistent with routing integrity in a multidomain environment?
Net Neutrality: Hobson's Choice
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7/7/2006  |  Post a comment
A libertarian facing the net-neutrality debate has an irreconcilable choice.
LambdaGrids for eScience
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6/29/2006  |  Post a comment
The OptIPuter blazes a trail in the brave new world of lambdagrids.
Don't Fence Me In
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6/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Oh, give me bandwidth, lots of bandwidth, under starry skies above...
Corporate Optical Networks
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6/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Many enterprises are following the lead of research institutions and building their own private optical networks.
The Importance of EARNEST
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6/27/2006  |  Post a comment
The Education and Research Networking Evolution Study (EARNEST) examines the future of research networking.
WiFi Econ 101
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6/26/2006  |  Post a comment
What if they built an urban wireless network and hardly anyone used it?
Mashups vs. SOA
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6/23/2006  |  Post a comment
Is IBM making enterprise mashups respectable?
2010: An Internet Odyssey
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6/20/2006  |  Post a comment
NANOG predicts what the Internet might look like in 2010.
Death by DCMA
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6/15/2006  |  Post a comment
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act threatens innovation in content distribution.
Vasteras Community Fiber
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6/7/2006  |  1 comment
Swedish town is on the cutting edge of the community fiber movement.
Yes, ICANN!
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6/6/2006  |  Post a comment
Looking for candidates to serve on the ICANN board
NLR Partitions Network
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5/31/2006  |  Post a comment
National LambdaRail to deploy optical switches that can be partitioned among different network operators.
Peering Spreads the IP Gospel
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5/18/2006  |  Post a comment
Peering enables the widespread and low-cost use of cutting-edge IP services.
UCLPv2 Released
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
The latest version of Canarie's User-Controlled Lightpath software is now available.
Reengineering Research
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Cyberenvironments support the reengineering of science and engineering research processes.
Cleaner Water, Bigger Acronyms
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
The Collaborative Large-Scale Engineering Analysis Network for Environmental Research wants CLEANER drinking water.
SarbOx Spurs Self-Owned Fiber
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Sarbanes-Oxley is driving demand for customer-owned networks.
SOA vs Web 2.0
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5/9/2006  |  Post a comment
Does the growing appeal of Web 2.0 technologies mean SOAs are DOA?
Modeling SOAs
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5/9/2006  |  Post a comment
Workshop tackles the research problems around computing in service-oriented environments.
Empower Your Fiber
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5/3/2006  |  Post a comment
Delegates gather in Prague to discuss 'customer-empowered fiber networks.'
Getting Labs Online
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5/2/2006  |  Post a comment
Web services offer remote control of scattered scientific instruments.
In VINI Veritas
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4/25/2006  |  Post a comment
Virtual network infrastructure allows researchers to evaluate protocols and services in a realistic environment.
Powell on Neutrality
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4/6/2006  |  Post a comment
Former FCC chair says legislation isn't the answer to net neutrality.
Fun With Video Avatars
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4/5/2006  |  Post a comment
Ever wish your videoconferenced self could look like a shark? Your ship's come in.
Digital Library Workflow
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4/4/2006  |  Post a comment
On the importance of Web services workflow for research, business, and digital libraries.
Grids, Virtualization & SOA
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4/3/2006  |  Post a comment
IBM honcho says grid is virtualization.
Gridding Up Sensors
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3/29/2006  |  Post a comment
On representing instruments and sensors as Web services and linking them into a grid.
IEEE Workshops Workflow
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3/29/2006  |  Post a comment
SciFlow 2006 aims to advance scientific computing and workflow management over grids
Amazon Sez: U-Stor-It
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3/15/2006  |  Post a comment
Amazon.com's new "shop" is selling Web services-based storage.
On Internets and GPTs
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3/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Considering the Internet as an 'General Purpose Technology.'
Last-Mile Competition
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3/3/2006  |  1 comment
Barcelona enables facilities-based competition in the last mile.
(Re)programming the Internet
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2/26/2006  |  Post a comment
The importance of BPEL, mashups, AJAX, and SOA.
Testing 5-Span Bridges
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2/22/2006  |  Post a comment
A cool example of international cyber-infrastructure.
Improving Web Services
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2/16/2006  |  Post a comment
AJAX, RESTful, and BPEL in bed together?
Digital Libraries and eResearch
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2/16/2006  |  Post a comment
Linking eResearch to eLearning with workflow.
The Broadband Incentive Problem
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2/15/2006  |  Post a comment
Is the broadband value chain headed for a train wreck?
Compete in the Last Mile
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2/13/2006  |  2 comments
Network neutrality is an answer to the wrong problem.
Performance Anxiety?
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2/8/2006  |  Post a comment
Application demands are outstripping Internet performance.
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