Yearly Archives: 2012

NJVid wins 2012 WOW Award from WCET

“The significance of the WOW Award is more than just some cool, new technology tools,” notes James Bowey, professor at Winona State University and chair of the WOWAwards Committee.

NJVID have just won this year’s WOW award from WCET for their dedication to NJVid.  This prestigious prize is given to three candidates that show exceptional efforts in implementing technology in higher education, especially in outstanding innovation, quality improvement, or achievements in using educational technology tools, techniques, or services.

Our congratulations to the NJVID team :  Many thanks for a job well done.

To read more about the WOW award :
October 15th, 2012|

2012 Annual Report

October 6th, 2012|

NJEDge.Net joins The Quilt Circle

WVNET is proud to announce that we are now members of The Quilt. The Quilt is the national coalition of advanced regional networks for research and education, representing 29 networks across the country. Participants in The Quilt provide advanced network services and applications to over 200 universities and thousands of other educationa linstitutions. Please visit to learn more about The Quilt.

“By joining The Quilt, NJEdge staff will have the opportunity to work more closely together and to share best practices with peers from other research and education networks, not only on abroad range of IT issues but on other areas of interest to research andeducation, such as community building and faculty development,” stated George Laskaris, President and CEO, NJEDge.Net


“NJEDge.Net and WVNet (the other new member of The Quilt) are highly regarded, not only for their researchand education networking leadership in their respective geographies, but alsofor their contributions to economic development and public service,” said JenLeasure, president and CEO, The Quilt. “We are thrilled to have them join The Quilt and look forward to a longand productive collaboration towards our shared goals.”


August 13th, 2012|

Hot Off the Press : The Sussex County Community College wins the bronze Telly Award

The Sussex County Community College production team has just been awarded a bronze Telly Award for the production of “The Way Up” a reality type documentary following the Vernon Township High School robotics team.

The program was produced and directed by Tony Selimo, and shot and edited by students Arron McCarty now attending Rowan University, and Darryl Curry here at SCCC. A trailer of the film can be viewed at, and at

Tony is an active member of EDge.Networks VRG group and is a regular presenter at the annual conference.

Congratulations, Tony.

From left to right

Aaron McCarty-Student Cinematographer/editor
Tony Selimo-Producer/Director
Jamie Ulichny-Student Sound engineer
Darryl Curry-Student Cinematographer

May 10th, 2012|

Transition to LISP: An added-value to NJEDge Connected Members

LISP Efficient Multi-Homing with NJEDge.Net

LISP provides a streamlined solution for handling multi-provider connectivity and policy without BGP complexity.  Its benefits include multi-homing across different providers.  It is a simple policy management.  With Ingress Traffic Engineering and Egress Traffic Engineering, there is no need for any new appliances if Cisco IOS can be downloaded from CCO

Learn more ..

May 3rd, 2012|

Bruce Tyrell

I wish to welcome Bruce Tyrrell into the NJEDge.Net organization. Bruce has been appointed Program Manager. His role is to help our members maximize the benefits by taking advantage of all the capabilities, solutions and cost savings offered to them through their membership. He works with our ever-growing internal resources and vendors to develop and enhance solutions to meet the needs of our members and realize the strategic goals of the consortium.

Bruce has 24 years experience in telecommunications operations and service delivery, IT solution development, project and service management. He has worked with the earliest iteration and has significant experience with Higher Education, State Government, K-12, local and county government IT environments and processes.

Bruce holds an ITIL V3 certification. ITIL is the most widely adopted approach for IT service management in the world, providing a practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning and supporting IT services.

Bruce is a vital addition to the NJEDge family.

January 23rd, 2012|