Powering global solutions
Among our most exciting innovations are the following initiatives that blend unsurpassed human, IP, and optical networks to develop and deploy revolutionary technologies.
The Internet2 NET+ Services team has developed a portfolio of valuable, cost-effective, and easy to access service offerings that bring value to Internet2 members that are tailored to the unique needs of our community.
A combination of new technologies and services that provide a leading-edge, end-to-end architecture and a unique set of unified capabilities at the national, regional and campus level to create an environment for innovation in research and education.
Trust and Identity in Education and Research (TIER) is an initiative to partner with leading community and commercial identity and access development and service offerings. The initiatives work to align, leverage, and coordinate across the expanding and interdependent Identity and Access Management portfolio.
In March 2015, Internet2’s new Chief Innovation Officer, Florence Hudson, asked members where collaborative innovation efforts would provide the most value—both for their own organizations, and for the world. The answer was clear, her initial focus was decided, and three new collaborative working groups were created to address these important areas.
Improving problem detection and resolution throughout campus, regional, and national networking infrastructures to create a predictable and well-supported environment in which campus network users have routinely successful experiences in their use of advanced applications.
The United States Unified Community Anchor Network (U.S. UCAN) is an Internet2 program working with regional research and education networks across the country to connect community anchor institutions.