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Bill St. Arnaud is a consultant and research engineer who works with clients around the world on a variety of subjects such as next generation Internet networks and developing practical solutions to reduce CO2 emissions such as free broadband and dynamic charging of eVehicles. He is an author of many papers and articles on these topics and is a frequent guest speaker. For more details on my research interests see

Friday, May 27, 2011

Open Science, Science as a Service and Open Lightpath Exchanges

[As I mentioned in my previous blog there is a growing world wide momentum of new R&E network architectures built around open lightpath exchanges (OLEs) also referred to as GLIF Open LightPath  Exchanges (GOLEs).

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

New Developments in R&E network architectures

[Over the past several weeks there has been a lot of exciting developments in the R&E network community at the Spring Internet 2 meeting and more recently at the Terena meeting in Prague about new Internet architectures built around GOLEs – GLIF Open Lightpath Exchanges.

Monday, May 23, 2011

UK R&E network JANET 3G service integrated with eduroam with their own SIM card

[Here is an exciting new service offering by the UK R&E network JANET.  Not only will this meet the need of mobile researchers and students it will provide a new revenue stream for JANET.