The U.S. National Science Foundation's International Research Network Connections (IRNC) "TransLight/StarLight" award provides two connections between the U.S. and Europe for production science: a routed connection that connects the pan-European GEANT2 to the USA Abilene and ESnet networks, and a switched connection that is part of the LambdaGrid fabric being created by participants of the Global Lambda Integrated Facility (GLIF).

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Major funding provided by the
National Science Foundation (NSF)
International Research Network Connections (IRNC) program, award OCI-0441094 to the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), for the period February 2005 - January 2010.

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TransLight/StarLight is proud to contribute to the Global Lambda Integrated Facility.