ESnet News

FasterData Site Offers Tips for Making Data Transfer Easy

December 11, 2007

 ESnet has launched a new web site aimed at providing users tips and tools on ensuring a trouble-free transfer of large amounts of data over scientific networks. The site, at, is a handy, step-by-step guide on how to configure computers to optimize file transfer speed, select the proper software and monitor the data movement. Brian Tierney of ESnet developed the site in…  Read More

New OSCARS Circuits Provisioning Service Featured at Conference

November 21, 2007

 ESnet and its network partners from the United States and Europe treated SC07 attendees with demonstrations of the next-generation science network and services that provide a more responsive and faster transfer of scientific data across many domains. The supercomputing conference demonstrations, splashed across large screens at the Internet2 booth, showed gigabytes of data moving among various…  Read More

ESnet and Internet2 Complete Next-Generation Network

November 5, 2007

 ESnet and Internet2 – two of the nation’s leading research networks — announced in November that they have completed five interconnected rings, each consisting of one or more 10-gigabit-per-second (Gbps) paths, that form a coast-to-coast network that is the backbone of DOE’s next-generation scientific network.  Called ESnet4, the new network built by this partnership is a highly…  Read More

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