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Internet2: Priorities for Today and Tomorrow

Thursday, January 1, 2004


Internet2 was established as an Educom project in 1996, more than 7 years ago. Many of its initial objectives have been accomplished, yet the challenges to unleashing high-performance Internet-based applications are still formidable. As a result, the Internet2 community has extended its efforts to include middleware, end-to-end performance, security, and optical networking technology. We will discuss this evolution, the key foci of Internet2's efforts today, and the community's requirements for the future.

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