AmLight ExP Newsletter April-June 2018
AmLight’s SDN Looking Glass – An SDN centralized monitoring system at TNC18
June 10-14, 2018
The AmLight Team presented “AmLight’s SDN Looking Glass – An SDN centralized monitoring system” and updates on the “Regional Networks, Communities, and Ecosystems Americas Africa Research and eduCation Lightpaths (AARCLight) Study: Year 1 findings” at the TERENA Network Conference (TNC18), held in Trondheim, Norway. TNC18 focused on a variety of thought-provoking sub-themes such as the power of the Internet, the responsibility of sustainability and delivery, the power of data analytics, the creation of intelligent complexity, and networking at the speed of science… Read More

South American Astronomy Coordination Committee (SAACC) Meeting 2018

May 18, 2018
The AmLight SAACC meeting gathered 35 participants from several universities, organizations and research institutions from the USA, Latin America and Europe. The meeting was comprised of two sessions: Science Requirements & Activities Updates and Providers updates. Science Requirements & Activity Updates session started with welcome remarks followed by presentations from AURA, NRAO, ALMA, LSST, and ended with Open Discussion/Coordination for Supercomputing 2018 Demo. The second session started with a token of appreciation for Dr. R. Chris Smith for the 13 years of leadership and support for the SAACC. Providers Updates session began with presentations on AmLight updates AmLight and AtlanticWave-SDX, continued with presentations from REUNA, RedCLARA, RNP, Internet2 and ended with Open Discussion/Coordination … Read More
Advances in ICT highlighted at the technical scientific event presented by RNP in Campos do Jordão
May 7-8, 2018
Members of the research community met at the Campos do Jordão Convention Center, in the state of São Paulo, for the 19th edition of the RNP Workshop (WRNP 2018). The initiative aimed to broaden discussions on the advances of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), both in Brazil and abroad. The event was held on May 07 and 08, along with the 36th Brazilian Symposium on Computer Networks and Distributed Systems (SBRC), which took place in São Paulo for the first time in 21 years … Read More
AmLight Team at Internet2 Global Summit 2018
May 6-9, 2018
AmLigth Team presented Americas Africa Research and eduCation Lightpaths (AARCLight) Study findings for year one, AtlanticWave-SDX, and current status and future goals for the AmLight Express and Protect (AmLight-ExP) projects at the IRNC PI Meeting at the Internet2 Global Summit. The 2018 Internet2 Global Summit, co-hosted by CENIC, University of California San Diego and San Diego State University, featured keynote addresses from top R&E leaders, presentations from noted experts, and sessions focused on advanced and trusted infrastructure, identity, federation and access management, and solutions for researchers with the goal of benefiting the entire research and education ecosystem … Read More
Lighting up the LSST Fiber Optic Network: From Summit to Base to Archive
April 11, 2018
The LSST Network Engineering Team is pleased to announce the first successful transfer of digital data over LSST/AURA 100 gigabit per second fiber optic networks from the Summit Site on Cerro Pachón, Chile to the Base Site in La Serena, Chile and on to the Archive Site at NCSA in Champaign, IL. This event took place in December 2017 and demonstrated not only performance and continuity across all hardware segments of the network but a well-coordinated effort by multiple international engineering teams in support of LSST … Read More
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