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Bill St. Arnaud is a R&E Network and Green IT consultant who works with clients on a variety of subjects such as the next generation research and education and Internet networks. He also works with clients to develop practical solutions to reduce GHG emissions such as free broadband and dynamiccharging of eVehicles (See . View my complete profile

Saturday, March 31, 2012

European study (Terena) on the Future Role of R&E Networks and financial sustainability - ASPIRE.

[I am pleased to see Europe, under the auspices of Terena is undertaking an in depth study of the future role of research and education networks.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Critical role for R&E networks+commercial clouds in US government Big Data initiative

[It is great to see US and European governments undertake initiatives to promote the development of research into Big Data utilizing commercial clouds.

Why R&E networks should be aware of the CDN Interconnect initiative (CDNI)

At the recent IETF meeting there has been considerable discussion about interconnection of Content Delivery Networks.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Europe to deploy commercial clouds to support big science

[It is great to see Europe take an important leadership role and recognize the important role that commercial cloud providers can play in providing solutions for big science through their recent Helix Nebula – the Science Cloud announcement.