Partnership Between University of Maryland and U.S. Army Research Laboratory Harnesses the Power of Defense Supercomputing to Create Opportunities for Scientific Discovery

July 29, 2016

Strategic Alliance Offers Accessible, Enhanced HPC Resources
Benefiting Researchers, Higher Education, and National Security

COLLEGE PARK, MD – The University of Maryland (UMD) and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), the central laboratory that provides world-class research for the Army, today announced a strategic partnership to provide high-performance computing (HPC) resources for use in higher education and research communities.

As a result of this synergistic partnership, students, professors, engineers, and researchers … Read More »

MAX Partners with ConnectArlington to Expand Network, Promote Economic Development


COLLEGE PARK, MD (May 16, 2016) – Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX), a multi-state optical transport network operated by the University of Maryland, and ConnectArlington, Arlington County’s government-owned fiber-optic network built with economic development in mind, today announced a strategic partnership that will bring additional advanced cyberinfrastructure resources to Northern Virginia’s research and education (R&E) community. Through this partnership, MAX will establish a terabit-capable point of presence (TeraPoP) in the heart of Arlington, Virginia, to stimulate economic growth and … Read More »

MAX Welcomes New Director Don Wolfe

COLLEGE PARK, MD (November 5, 2015) – Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) announces the addition of Don Wolfe to the leadership team as Director of MAX Operations and Customer Engagement. In his new role, Wolfe will oversee the daily operations and maintenance of MAX’s high-performance 100-Gbps cyberinfrastructure platform, which spans the Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, and Baltimore metropolitan areas. Wolfe will also work closely with MAX participants to assess and fulfill their advanced cyberinfrastructure needs.

Wolfe has over 25 years of operational … Read More »

MAX and BYTEGRID Partner to Deliver High-Speed Cyberplatform for Life Sciences Research Community in Mid-Atlantic Region

100-Gigabit Network to Provide Ultra-High Performance and Throughput Required by Research and Higher Education Communities

COLLEGE PARK, MD (September 25, 2014) — Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX), a multi-state optical transport network operated by the University of Maryland, and BYTEGRID Holdings LLC, a provider of multi-tenant data centers, today announced a strategic partnership that will leverage the resources of both organizations to provide an advanced cyberinfrastructure platform serving the research and education (R&E) community across the mid-Atlantic region.

In this partnership, MAX … Read More »