ESnet News

ESnet and Internet2 Extend Networking Partnership

July 16, 2007

ANN ARBOR, Mich., and BERKELEY, Calif. - July 16, 2007 - The Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and Internet2 - two of the nation's leading networking organizations dedicated to research - today announced a multi-year extension to their agreement to deploy and operate the next generation of the ESnet backbone network. Called ESnet4, the new network created through this…  Read More

DOE Launches First Segment of its Next-Generation Nationwide Network to Support Scientific Research Efforts

May 30, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC- The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science and Internet2 announced today that the first segment of a next-generation, nationwide network has gone live, marking a key step in significantly upgrading networking services to thousands of scientific researchers across the country and around the world.  The first complete national ring of DOE's Energy Sciences Network…  Read More

ESnet and Internet2 Partner To Deploy Next Generation Network for Scientific Research and Discovery

August 1, 2006

ANN ARBOR, Mich., and BERKELEY, Calif. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and Internet2 — two of the nation’s leading networking organizations dedicated to research — today announced a partnership to deploy a highly reliable, high capacity nationwide network that will greatly enhance the capabilities of researchers across the country who participate in the…  Read More

ESnet, Internet2 Take Key Step toward End-to-End Bandwidth Reservation System

May 15, 2006

Two of the nation’s leading networks. ESnet and Internet2, have demonstrated an automated system for providing on-demand end-to-end bandwidth service to support large-scale research. ESnet, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network, developed the system in response to scientists who need to move large amounts of data at specific times. The system was initially developed to work…  Read More

Long Island Metropolitan Area Network Boosts BNL Connectivity Eightfold

May 1, 2006

ESnet continues to roll out its next-generation architecture on schedule with the March 14 completion of the Long Island Metropolitan Area Network, connecting Brookhaven National Laboratory to the ESnet point of presence (POP) 60 miles away in New York City. The new design is built on a diversely routed dual 10 gigabits per second (Gbp/s) dense wave division multiplexed (DWDM) ring that connects…  Read More

DOE Network Researchers Get a Consistent View with New perfSONAR Network Monitoring

January 25, 2006

In collaboration with GEANT2 and Internet2 networks, ESnet has released the first working prototype of a new network monitoring architecture, provisionally named perfSONAR. The prototype is now providing information on link capacity and link utilization across the circuits of the Abilene, ESnet, GEANT, UNINETT, and SWITCH backbone networks. Access is being provided initially to a restricted…  Read More

OSCARS Provides On-Demand Circuit Provisioning Service

January 25, 2006

ESnet is developing and deploying a prototype service that enables on-demand provisioning of guaranteed bandwidth, secure virtual circuits within the ESnet production network. The service, called OSCARS (ESnet On-Demand Secure Circuits and Advance Reservation System), is designed specifically to meet the science discipline-driven network requirement of dynamically provisioned quality of service…  Read More