ITTC Project


KanREN-GENI: GENI in the Kansas Research and Education Network and the Great Plains Network

Project Award Date: 10-01-2011



Description

This project is deploying Openflow switches in KanREN and in the GpENI (Great Plains Environment for Network Innovation) programmable Future Internet testbed to provide access to GENI and GpENI to Kansas research and educational institutions. This also brings KanREN into the GENI Mesoscale deployment, and will include a GENIrack consisting of processing and storage capabilities.


Investigators

Faculty Investigator(s): James Sterbenz (PI)

Student Investigator(s): Kamakshi Sirisha Pathapati, Anh Nguyen, Dongsheng Zhang, Yufei Cheng, Parker Riley, Junyan Li, Santosh Gondi, Craig Lane, Siddharth Gangadhar, Austin Cosner, Wesley Adams, James Rolfe, Isha Khadka, Md Moshfequr Rahman, Logan Ayer, Paydon Wilson, Lianyu Li


Project Sponsors


Primary Sponsor(s): NSF


Partner with ITTC

The Information and Telecommunication Technology Center at the University of Kansas has developed several assistance policies that enhance interactions between the Center and local, Kansas, or national companies. 

ITTC assistance includes initial free consulting (normally one to five hours). If additional support is needed, ITTC will offer one of the following approaches: 

Sponsored Research Agreement

Individuals and organizations can enter into agreements with KUCR/ITTC and provide funds for sponsored research to be performed at ITTC with the assistance of faculty, staff and students.

Licensing and Royalty/Equity Agreement

An ITTC goal is the development of investment-grade technologies for transfer to, and marketing by, local, Kansas, and national businesses. To enhance this process, the Center has developed flexible policies that allow for licensing, royalty, and equity arrangements to meet both the needs of ITTC and the company.

Commercialization Development

Companies with a technology need that can be satisfied with ITTC's resources can look to us for assistance. We can develop a relationship with interested partners that will provide for the development of a technology suited for commercialization.

ITTC Resource Access

ITTC resources, including computers and software systems, may be made available to Kansas companies in accordance with the Center's mission and applicable Regents and University policies.

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