3ROX Connects Colleges and Universities with Comcast Business

April 23, 2015

3ROX and Comcast Business have reached an agreement that will give 3ROX associates that are members of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania access to a 10 Gigabits-per-second Ethernet Virtual Private Line.   Ken Goodwin, director of advanced networking at PSC, says "Comcast is giving us a way to provide these schools with the same caliber of connectivity that you would expect of a major research institution at a price that can fit within a smaller institution's budget."

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AICUP West WAN/3ROX Meeting

January 30, 2015

All AICUP members are invited to this meeting on Jan. 30, 2015, jointly hosted by AICUP and the Three Rivers Optical Exchange (3ROX).  In the morning, current West WAN members and 3ROX will discuss existing service and plans for future upgrades. At noon, other AICUP members may join to learn how partnering with 3ROX and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) can improve their network connectivity and data storage capabilities.

The meeting will be held at the PSC, located at 300 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh, PA. The tentative agenda is as follows:

  • 9:30 am -11:30 am – Meeting of the AICUP West WAN Members who are current 3ROX subscribers.
  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm – Lunch meeting with all AICUP schools to describe the network connectivity and data storage services offered by 3ROX/PSC.  All are welcome to join the afternoon session.

To register, email carli@aicup.org

For more information about the Regional Broadband Collaborative on the AICUP website, go here.

3ROX Fall Meeting

The fall 3ROX face-to-face meeting will take place on Thursday, 16 October from 10:30am-2:00pm at the PSC offices.  An agenda will be forthcoming.

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