[NOTE: This outline is for discussion purposes and includes top-level items with sample descriptors in several categories.]
o Internet2 has worked with government and industry partners to develop a marketplace for high performance networking
o Internet2 Membership have organized and built regional high-performance network service points.
o Internet2 QoS Working Group has defined a protocol for implementing DiffServ QoS
o Internet2 QBone Testbed with over 30 Participants is creating a testbed for DiffServ QoS deployment and development
o Internet2 Multicast Working Group has fostered PIM-SM Deployment in Internet2 backbones and gigaPoPs
o Internet2 Distributed Storage Infrastructure initiative is enabling and demonstrating an advanced communications for research, education and other services (e.g., health care, environmental monitoring) that will deliver replicated collections of files at a chosen cost/performance point via a flexible, policy-based application of resources.
o UCAID has created an advisory group of campus IT architects from leading Internet2 members to set directions and establish priorities
o With NSF funding, Internet2 is hosting a national workshop to bring together leading campus practitioners to define and disseminate technologies and processes for deploying identifiers, authentication and directories within higher education.
o UCAID, working closely with STAR TAP and NSF, has entered into MoUs and peering agreements with key international partners to foster international collaboration on, and use of, advanced networking.
o UCAID has participated in, and coordinated with, the federal Joint Engineering Team and High Performance Network Applications Team to ensure complementary development in academic and government advanced networking initiatives