LEARN News & Stories

June 8, 2020 • LEARN is featured in the 2020 Quilt Circle, the annual publication which highlights the impressive work of our country's R&E networks.

May 15, 2020 Todd Horkman hired as LEARN's second CTO

May 1, 2020 Byron Hicks has served our Members for over 10 years as Senior Network Engineer. Byron was recently promoted to Chief Network and Systems Architect and will provide technical leadership in designing, architecting, and managing network infrastructure.

March 9, 2020 LEARN resources available for COVID-19

February 6, 2020  LEARN joins consortium with neighboring R&E state networks

January 31, 2020 • Akbar Kara named LEARN CEO

January 7, 2020 • Sam Segran, TTU CIO, Communication is Critical Before an Emergency

October 9, 2019 • LEARN awarded its first National Science Foundation grant as a lead organization 

September 12, 2019 • Mark Smith, Director and Librarian of Texas State Library and Archives Commission, presented about the digital inclusion and impact of Texas libraries at the Internet2 Community Anchor Program Retreat. 

August 21, 2019 • Texas Tech University's CIO Sam Segran discusses cyber attacks after Lubbock County is targeted

August 20, 2019 • LEARN and Ring Central networks are connected via direct low latency 10 Gigabits per second interconnect in Dallas. Ring Central is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact centre solutions. IP traffic between Ring Central platform and LEARN-member networks will flow over the new congestion-free interconnect and it will provide improved experience for the end-users connected to LEARN

June 18, 2019 • LEARN is featured in the 2019 Quilt Circle, the annual publication which highlights the impressive work of our country's R&E networks.

April 25, 2019 • Internet2 Cloud Connect production service announced; Capabilities support research, scientific collaboration, academic enterprise from campus to the cloud

March 7, 2019 • Rice's CIO Klara Jelinkova receives Internet2's Presidents Leadership Award

November 16, 2018 • LEARN helps SC18 make history - production traffic passes through first 400 Gigabit ethernet metro link in Texas

November 14, 2018 • LEARN's CTO Akbar Kara discusses WAN SC18 project with Rich Finlinson at the SC18 News Desk

November 12, 2018 • Inaugural SCinet Spirit of Innovation Award recognizes LEARN's role in supporting 800 gigabits per second of bandwidth for SC18

November 1, 2018 • LEARN delivers critical news after Hurricane Harvey to KHOU TV