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Super Network Supports Supercomputing 2005

For the first time ever in a real-world environment, Pacific Northwest Gigapop (PNWGP) and its strategic partners have brought together more than one-half terabit per second (i.e., 500 gigabits per second) of bandwidth in deploying SCinet, the very high performance network built to support Supercomputing 2005 (SC¦05) in Seattle. The network is provisioned through multiple dark fiber strands brought by the University of Washington from the convention center to major telecommunications facilities in the city.

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New Network Speed Record Set

Seven high technology leaders collaborated at SC99 today to set a number of internet speed records, demonstrating that long-distance gigabit-per-second networking is ready for prime time and that next generation Internet technologies and capabilities are emerging in applications, in end-systems, and in network infrastructure.

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