Internet 2 and Next Generation Internet

Internet 2 and Next Generation Internet

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Hearing to examine 2 initiatives which have potential to lay the foundation for growth of the Internet into the 21st cent., the Next Generation Internet and the Internet 2 project. Witnesses: Gwen Jacobs, co-dir., center for computational biol., Montana State Univ.; Henry Kelly, U.S. Office of Science and Technology; Ken Kennedy, dir., center for research on parallel computation, Rice Univ.; Neal Lane, Dir., NSF; Bonnie Neas, dir. of info. tech. services, N. Dakota State Univ.; Cherri Pancake, prof. of computer science, Oregon State Univ.; and Douglas Van Houweling, vice provost for info. and technology, Univ. of Michigan, and vice chairman, Internet 2 Project.In contrast, the most recent cost estimates for Montana State University were $500, 000 per year to participate. Why the huge disparity? For MSU to connect to the vBNS, we will need to pay for the installation of the physical wiring required to anbsp;...

Title:Internet 2 and Next Generation Internet
Author:Conrad Burns
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2000-12-01


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