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Q&A with Tripti Sinha: MAX Among the ‘First to 400G’ on Internet2’s Network

MAX is spotlighted in Internet2’s ‘First to 400G’ blog series for being one of the first five R&E networks to upgrade to 400G. In the following Q&A, Tripti Sinha discusses MAX’s mission, opportunities and challenges driving its constituents’ connectivity needs, and what’s next on the horizon.

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MAX Joins the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS)

Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) has joined the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) initiative. MANRS is supported by the Internet Society and aims to reduce the common routing threats and improve routing security. This growing global initiative is comprised of over 500 Network Operators (ISPs), Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and Cloud Providers.

For more information on MANRS, click here.

About Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX)
Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) is a center at the … Read More »

MAX and Ciena Join Forces to Expand Opportunities for Collaborative Research in the Science and Higher Education Communities


New MAX-Ciena 200 Gbps Connection Will Facilitate Multi-Domain
SDN Technology Development and Testing

COLLEGE PARK, MD (November 14, 2017) – Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX), a center at the University of Maryland (UMD) that operates a regional advanced cyberinfrastructure platform, and Ciena, a network strategy and technology company, today announced a strategic partnership that will leverage the resources of both organizations to enable and expand sophisticated research activities in the science and higher education communities.

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MAX Technologies to Support UMD’s MAVRIC Initiative

Recently, the U.S. Department of Commerce awarded the University of Maryland $500,000 to launch the Mixed / Augmented / Virtual Reality Innovation Center (MAVRIC). MAVRIC will connect the university’s world-class research expertise and state-of-the-art facilities with the assets of academic, public sector, and corporate partners in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. MAX is proud to support MAVRIC with our robust research and technology infrastructure. With a strong foundation in place, MAVRIC is poised to become the east coast hub of … Read More »