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SoftIron® Joins the iRODS Consortium; certifies HyperDrive® Compatibility with iRODS Architecture

SoftIron Ltd., the leader in task-specific data center solutions, today announced that it has joined the Integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) Consortium, which supports the development of free open source software for data discovery, workflow automation, secure collaboration, and data virtualization. In joining the consortium, whose data management platform is used globally by research, commercial […]

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NSF announces $3 million award to expand FABRIC cyberinfrastructure globally

Advanced network offers platform to reimagine the Internet and speed scientific discovery A new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will expand FABRIC, a project to build the nation’s largest cyberinfrastructure testbed, to four preeminent scientific institutions in Asia and Europe. The expansion represents an ambitious effort to accelerate scientific discovery by […]

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Cloud Computing Testbed Chameleon Launches Third Phase with Focus on IoT and Reproducibility

$10 million NSF grant funds next four years of multi-institutional project Since it launched in 2015, Chameleon has enabled systems and networking innovations by providing thousands of computer scientists with the bare metal access they need to conceptualize, assemble, and test new cloud computing approaches.  Under a new four-year, $10 million grant from the National […]

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What to expect at the 2020 iRODS User Group Meeting

iRODS users and consortium members will gather virtually from June 9-12 The worldwide iRODS user community will connect online this week for the 12th Annual iRODS User Group Meeting – three days of learning, sharing of use cases, and discussions of new capabilities that have been added to iRODS in the last year. The virtual […]

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OpenIO joins iRODS Consortium

The iRODS Consortium, the foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) data management software, welcomes OpenIO as its newest Consortium member.

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RENCI to help lead effort to make cancer research data more useful and accessible

The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will collaborate on an $8.8 million, 3.5-year effort to make the volumes of data arising from cancer research more accessible, organized, and powerful. This contract was awarded by the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research on behalf of the National Cancer […]

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RENCI researchers spearhead $20 million project to test a reimagined Internet

Collaboration will establish a nationwide network infrastructure The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will lead a $20 million project to create a platform for testing novel internet architectures that could enable a faster, more secure Internet. With leadership from researchers at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), UNC-Chapel Hill and its partners will build […]

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SUSE joins the iRODS Consortium

The iRODS Consortium, the foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) data management software, welcomes SUSE as its newest Consortium member.  

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South Big Data Hub receives second round of NSF funding

$4 million will support continued innovation and problem-solving in the Southern data science community.

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University of Colorado Boulder Research Computing joins iRODS Consortium

The iRODS Consortium, the foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) data management software, welcomes University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) Research Computing as its newest Consortium member.

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