The Mid-Atlantic Crossroads ( www.maxgigapop.net ) is a regional optical network consortium founded by Georgetown University, George Washington University, the University of Maryland, and Virginia Tech. The MAX mission is to serve the long-term strategic planning, deployment, operation, and coordination for high performance advanced internetworking services and initiatives in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. MAX serves the research and education community as well as collaborating organizations from the public sector, private/commercial sector, not-for-profits, and state and federal agencies that require access to leading edge telecommunications technologies.
The NASA/GSFC HECN team ( http://cisto.gsfc.nasa.gov/networks.html ) manages the GSFC-based Scientific and Engineering Network (SEN) as a non-mission-dedicated high-end computer network at GSFC with high-speed links to the Internet2’s network and other Next Generation Internet networks, The SEN services GSFC projects and users who have computer network performance requirements greater than those baselined for GSFC’s general-use campus-wide Center Network Environment. The HECN also conducts network R&D and testbed evaluations with advanced network technologies, protocols and applications. This research contributes to the next generation of high-end computer networks at GSFC and elsewhere in NASA.
Juniper Networks, Inc. is the leader in high-performance networking. Juniper offers a high-performance network infrastructure that creates a responsive and trusted environment for accelerating the deployment of services and applications over a single network. This fuels high-performance businesses. Additional information can be found at http://www.juniper.net .
Fujitsu Network Communications Inc. is an innovator and strategic partner with over 20 years of experience as a leading provider of wireline and wireless networking solutions that solve critical business issues and enable new services. With the support of Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702), a $43.2B company with over 160,000 professionals in more than 100 countries, Fujitsu enables their customers to build or seamlessly migrate to fully converged networks that improve network performance and profitability. Fujitsu Limited consistently ranks within the top 15 organizations worldwide in terms of the number of patents granted per year and in 2006 alone, 1487 patents were issued to our company and our employees. Nearly 400,000 Fujitsu network elements have been deployed by all major carriers across North America. Fujitsu maintains a well-established and highly-regarded position as a market leader by providing the best-in-breed data networking solutions that drive next-generation access, core, and wireless networks. For more information, please visit http://us.fujitsu.com/telecom.
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Date: November 10, 2008
City: College Park, MD
Company: Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.,