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View Resource All Packets Should Not Be Created Equal: The Internet2 Project

This article, by William H. Graves, President of the COLLEGIS Research Institute, and former Senior Information Technology Officer and founder of the Institute for Academic Technology (IAT) at the University of North Carolina, (discussed in the September 13, 1996 Scout Report), contains a thought-provoking and succinct defense of the concept of "differentiated network services and related...
View Resource The Internet2 Project

Internet2, a project to bypass the congested public Internet and link research institutions via a high-speed network, takes its first big step forward this month with the launch of the Abilene test-bed. Abilene will initially link 70 research institutions with 13,000 miles of fiber-optic cable looped between New York and Seattle and operating at 2.4G bits per second. Designed to serve the academic...