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Internet2 and NSF Announce Selection of First-Phase Research Proposals for Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science (E-CAS) Project

Internet2 and the National Science Foundation (NSF) confirmed the selection of six proposals for the first phase of the Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science (E-CAS) project that was first  announced in November 2018.  The E-CAS project comprises two phases of NSF-funded, campus-based research that will be supported in part through contributions from Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud to produce a deeper understanding of the use of cloud computing in accelerating...

Request For Proposals: Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science (E-CAS), Internet2 and NSF partnership

Internet2 and the National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced a partnership entitled  “Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science (E-CAS).” The ECAS project is intended to accelerate scientific discoveries by leveraging advancements and novel technologies in commercial cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform to demonstrate their effectiveness in supporting a range of applications critical to growing academic and research computing and...

Broadening the Reach NSF Workshop, September 2014

Michael McLennan will be attending the September 4-5 workshop in Raleigh, NC, sponsored by ” Broadening the Reach: A Cyberinfrastructure Program for Non-Research-Intensive and EPSCoR Institutions .” This is the third workshop of an NSF-funded Internet2 project aimed at supporting the enhancement of campus network infrastructure and external connectivity of small colleges and universities that have notable research projects. Michael will be presenting on Science Gateways.