Chicago-Pittsburgh Link Marks First Step of New National Computer Infrastructure: Network Expected to Advance Science, Engineering and Medical Research
Roach, Ronald, Black Issues in Higher Education
A consortium of top U.S. research universities and private sector technology companies announced last month the establishment of a high-speed computer connection between research centers in Chicago and Pittsburgh, marking the first notable sign of progress for the National LambdaRail (NLR) project. Launched in September, the NLR initiative, which is coordinated by the National LambdaRail Inc. consortium, is deploying a new and innovative national networking infrastructure to advance networking research and the next generation of network-based applications in science, engineering and medicine.
Similar to the high-speed networking and networks that support the Internet2 applications under development by leading research universities, the NLR seeks to stimulate innovative research and development into next generation network …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Chicago-Pittsburgh Link Marks First Step of New National Computer Infrastructure: Network Expected to Advance Science, Engineering and Medical Research. Contributors: Roach, Ronald - Author. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 20. Issue: 22 Publication date: December 18, 2003. Page number: 33. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.