Newsletter January 2012

1. Internet2 & New World Symphony 2012 Performing Arts Productions Workshop
2. High-energy Physicists set record for network data transfer

Internet2 & New World Symphony

nwsInternet2 & New World Symphony 2012 Performing Arts Production Workshop
Where: New World Symphony, Miami Beach, FL
When: 4-6 March, 2012
Explore the elements required to produce performing arts events via advanced networks. The workshop is designed for an audience of educators, technologists, administrators, deans, CIOs, content producers and artists.

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Content will include live demonstrations, real-time experience connecting with remote sites over Internet2 advanced networks, collaborating and developing international partnerships and projects, managing and producing elements including audio, video, projection and lighting, and operating a variety of hardware and software codecs. Attendees will also enjoy a full behind-the-scenes tour of the New World Center designed by Frank Gehry.

For further information please contact:

Jean Pierre Dodel, VP of Technology, New World Symphony.> +1-305-428-6750
Justin Trieger, Internet2 Systems Manager,, 305-428-6756
Ann Doyle, Global & Cultural Collaborations, Internet2. +1-734-352-7011

High-Energy Physicists Set Record for Network Data Transfer

SC11Researchers have set a new world record for data transfer, helping to usher in the next generation of high-speed network technology. At the SuperComputing 2011 (SC11) conference in Seattle during mid-November, the international team transferred data in opposite directions at a combined rate of 186 Gbps in a wide-area network circuit.
The rate is equivalent to moving two million gigabytes per day, fast enough to transfer nearly 100,000 full Blu-ray disks—each with a complete movie and all the extras—in a day. For original article click here