GigaPOP


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GigaPOP

(GIGAbit Point Of Presence) A high-speed data entry and switching node that makes up Internet2. See Abilene and Internet2.
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The Indiana GigaPoP will deploy and manage 1Gbps of Internet connectivity to Indiana University Bloomington, IUPUI and Purdue University's West Lafayette campus, as well as the vast majority of higher education institutions throughout the state of Indiana as part of the I-Light project that launched in 2001.
The goal of the Indiana GigaPoP is to support the higher education community across Indiana," said Dave Jent, director of the Indiana GigaPoP.
Internet2 has worked diligently in partnership with University of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest Gigapop to bring these leading-edge Internet capabilities to the Alaskan K20 community," said Dr.
Through this connection, made possible through the Pacific Northwest Gigapop, teachers and students across Alaska will be able to participate in programs like Megaconference Jr.
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) and Pacific Northwest Gigapop (PNWGP) today announced the expansion of the TransitRail commodity peering program's national footprint with the activation of a connection point in Chicago, IL.
ENA's experience mirrors that of other TransitRail participants including Oklahoma's ONENet, Utah Education Network, Mid Atlantic Terascale Partnership, North Carolina Research & Education Network, MERIT Network, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, California's CENIC, Pacific Northwest Gigapop, and more.
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) and Pacific Northwest Gigapop (PNWGP) today announced the expansion of the TransitRail national commodity peering program with the activation of a connection point in Ashburn, VA.
Using the Gigabit connectivity between CalREN and the Canadian research and education network CA*net4, via Pacific Wave, a joint project of Pacific NorthWest Gigapop and CENIC, Stanford University has collaborated with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine to create iAnatomy, a project by which faculty and students can interact live with Stanford's Bassett Collection of high-resolution medical images, including 3-D images, during classroom presentations.
The goal for fall 1998 was to have a stable hook-up for all the participating universities and to have a new creature called gigaPoPs - short for gigabit Points of Presence - up and running.
NASDAQ:JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that HiNet, a Taiwanese Internet service provider (ISP) wholly-owned by Chunghwa Telecom, has expanded the capacity of its GigaPOPs with multiple Juniper T640 core routers.