Monthly Archives: September 2013

MAX Awarded NSF and GENI Grants to Expand High-Performance Network

COLLEGE PARK, MD (September 18, 2013) – Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) was recently awarded more than $900,000 as the result of two separate grant proposals, which were submitted to the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) Project Office respectively. Both awards will take effect on October 1, 2013, and the funds will be allocated over the next two years. The awards will enable growth of MAX’s research and high-performance networking infrastructure, which facilitates big science … Read More »

MAX Introduces New AWS Direct Connect Service Offering

COLLEGE PARK, MD (September 5, 2013) – Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) recently unveiled Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect as a new part of its service offering. Through Direct Connect, MAX participants can now establish a dedicated 10 Gbps network connection to AWS’s U.S. East (Northern Virginia) Region (US-EAST-1), which decreases data transfer cost while increasing network reliability. … Read More »