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U.S. Ignite Presentation

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Steve Corbató gave this presentation to the Utah Broadband Advisory Council on June 21, 2012.

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U.S. Ignite Presentation

  1. 1. Steve Corbató University of Utah Utah Broadband Advisory Council June 21, 2012[Slides credit: Glenn Ricart, U.S. Ignite]
  2. 2. Public-privatepartnership501(c)(3)
  3. 3. Partners•  Government: 7•  Industry: 9•  Communities and foundations: 26•  Network: 10
  4. 4. NextGen Technologies Next-Gen Next-Gen Infra- Apps structure
  5. 5. Compelling ApplicationNext-Gen App = Community Need in a National Priority Area + University (ideally GENI university) + Advanced infrastructure for testing (SDN and/or GENI rack and/or gig to user) + Foundation and/or federal funding + Assistance from US Ignite industry partner + Community organizer to put team together
  6. 6. Technical DriversSoftware Defined Networking / Virtual Networks GENI Racks Gigabit to the end user
  7. 7. LOW-COST, NATURAL, HD VIDEO TRANSFORMING HEALTH GIGABIT TO END-USER LOCAL ANDRESPONSIVE APPS IMPROVED URBAN NEW STARTUPS TRANSPORTATION YOUR NEXT-GEN IDEA
  8. 8. What Should You Do?•  Join US Ignite•  Future-proof your network –  Buy OpenFlow-capable switches & routers –  Consider installing GENI Racks•  Be a leader: invent a next-gen app –  Work with Mozilla –  Send in an NSF grant request –  Consult US Ignite
  9. 9. What was announced last week?•  Critical role of NSF GENI project•  NSF support –  EAGER awards to pilot projects –  ‘Dear Colleague’ letter for additional projects•  Mozilla U.S. Ignite contest for innovative applications•  Non-profit organization now very active
  10. 10. Utah Leadership in U.S. Ignite•  Glenn Ricart is CTO (U Maryland, Novell, NLR) –  Glenn.Ricart@us-ignite.org•  Network Research, Univ. of Utah –  GENI leadership – Prof. Rob Ricci•  Broadband development - NTIA BTOP –  Utah Education Network (UEN) –  UTOPIA
  11. 11. Source: Prof. Rob Ricci, School of Computing Kudos to the late Prof. Jay Lepreau 11  
  12. 12. More information•  NSF CISE –  http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=CISE•  U.S. Ignite non-profit –  http://us-ignite.org/•  Gig.U higher ed initiative –  http://www.gig-u.org/

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