Campus Advanced Research Network Environment (CARNE)

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What does it do: Provide unrestricted high-speed access to off-campus locations for specific research purposes

Who can use it: Faculty, University Students, University Collaborators

Who to contact: Research Network Group

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Cost: Free

Major features: A friction-free research network available anywhere the campus network exists

Special notes: Partnership between Technology Services and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications

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Campus Customers:

  • Computer Science – Students leverage CARNE to stretch their local Software Defined Network (SDN) lab to resources in ACB.
  • Physics – Midwest Tier2/LHCone researchers use CARNE to collaborate with researchers at IU and UChicago.
  • Illinois Campus Cluster – The campus high-performance computing cluster is an anchor CARNE tenant with access to a 100Gbps wide area path to Internet2 AL2S.