Internet2 at 20: Alive and kicking

After building the 8.8Tb OpenFlow-based SDN network linking university researchers, Internet 2 pivots to R&D, new apps, cloud services

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Nearly 20 years after its launch, Internet2 is quietly humming along on university campuses across the country, doing its R&D work and connecting researchers who might otherwise not be able to share information so readily.

Contrary to any misinterpretations of the Internet2 mission statement, it was not intended to be a replacement or "new" Internet. And because it has been rather quiet lately, some people may have mistakenly figured it was dead.

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