Create Your Own Cloud with CloudLab

Have you always wanted to create your own cloud? Imagine a cloud where you have full control to customize and create whatever you desire. You can choose from computational power, storage space, energy efficient computation or any combination you choose. You can even create your own configuration of nodes and switches. You’ll also receive a […]

Team B’Smart Takes on Baltimore’s City Challenges

As consumers, many of us think of high speed, high bandwidth Internet as a tool that speeds up the pesky buffering icon while binging on Netflix. But what if it was more than that? What if critical infrastructure investments into advanced networks were the key to improving the quality of life for a whole city? […]

US Ignite Partnering with Google Fiber and ConnectHome

US Ignite is pleased to announce that our partner, Google Fiber, will activate free gigabit Internet service at its first public housing property in Kansas City. This effort is part of ConnectHome, an initiative by HUD (US Department of Housing and Urban Development) and the White House, intended to help narrow the digital divide and […]

Jackson, TN Joining National Smart Gigabit Network

Jackson Energy Authority’s Gigabit Capabilities Recognized William Wallace, Executive Director of US Ignite, today welcomed Jackson, TN as the newest partner in US Ignite’s “Smart Gigabit Communities” project. By investing in the infrastructure to support the project, Jackson joins 15 other communities nationwide participating in a $6 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation […]

A Unique Opportunity to Guide NSF Research

Every few years, the National Science Foundation asks communities of interest to come together in a workshop to imagine the future and provide guidance as to what the NSF should fund. You may be able to provide valuable input if you act by November 20, 2015. I am co-chairing an NSF-sponsored workshop on January 28-29 […]