Monday, May 10, 2010

IU to operate new high-speed network for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The GlobalNOC at Indiana University provides 24x7x365 professional network support for the most advanced research and education networks in the country. Global NOC staff ensure the health of these networks using a variety of management and monitoring tools, including a 30-foot video wall in their state-of-the-art control center.  Courtesy of Indiana University.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Global Research Network Operations Center (GlobalNOC) at Indiana University has been selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to serve as operator of its new high-speed network for climate research called "Nwave."

The three-year, $1.6 million contract is funded in part under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and will create seven new jobs within the GlobalNOC. The project adds to the growing list of national and international networks for which the Indiana-based GlobalNOC serves as network operations center.

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