Edge’s Regional Optical Fiber Network

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The Edge Network Technology As one of the nation’s advanced research and education networks, the Edge network (EdgeNet) needs to support a diverse range of users and services from standard IP transit services to ultra-high capacity data transport capability. Edge…

Internet2 Accelerating Scientific Discovery Through Novel Technology

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The need for innovative technology and advanced network capabilities is becoming increasingly important to meet the complexity and scope of the research initiatives of today’s institutions. Internet2 aims to deliver mission-critical technology and provide a collaborative environment for research and…

Hackensack Meridian Health Selects EdgeNet for Access to the Nation’s Premier Research and Education Network

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Hackensack Meridian Health is New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network and has embarked on a journey to create one integrated network to change how health care is delivered across the state. To help in this mission and expand…

EdgeLearn Solutions to Promote Lifelong Learning

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Technology has the power to transform education and infuse classrooms and online courses with the digital tools necessary to expand student experiences, boost teaching capabilities, and improve learning outcomes. To help enhance an institution’s teaching-learning process and provide faculty, instructional…

Compassionate Customer Ethos is at the Core of Edge’s Support Success

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Every member has different needs and each of those members desires help in a variety of ways. When a problem appears, compassionate and constructive support is appreciated, as well as timely feedback. Edge is cognizant of requests and why the…

Weighing in on ZOOM Security

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As a trusted advisor to our member community, I’d like to weigh in on the Zoom controversy.  I’m no apologist for security concerns (by a long shot), and would like to provide some perspective on Zoom’s recent security challenges with…

Trish Connor: Edge’s Client Advocate

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Executive Director of Business Development Draws Membership Together Trish Connor has developed a holistic perspective in regards to technology and has brought a wide range of experiences into her new role as Executive Director of Edge’s Business Development, one she…

NJ Big Data Alliance a Partnership to Advance Computing Innovation and Education

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The formation of the New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA) all began with a supercomputer. In 2013, Rutgers University secured $10 million in funding from the State Higher Education Bond Act to purchase the state’s first supercomputer. Wanting to share…

Stevens Institute of Technology Leveraging Research to Shape the Future

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Founded by the American pioneers of rail and steam transportation, Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, student-centric technological research university dedicated to nurturing and educating tomorrow’s leaders. Known for their contributions to solving many of the most challenging issues…

Mission Critical Filling the Gap in the Cybersecurity Talent Pipeline through Academic, Corporate, and Economic Development Partnerships

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Mission Critical Filling the Gap in the Cybersecurity Talent Pipeline through Academic, Corporate, and Economic Development Partnerships Every company has incorporated technology into their organization's DNA, and data has become more valuable than oil. The widespread influx in technology usage…

The Pathway from Research to Innovation Furthering a Research Enterprise

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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is deep-seated in a culture of innovation and invention and is recognized for the impressive scope and impact of the institution’s research and educational programs. As a hotbed of new theories and discoveries,…

VALE Guides Libraries Through the Changing Times

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Technology Changes Library Operations With rapidly changing technological advancement, library operations have moved from the big card catalogs to detailed, digital library databases. These institutions have shifted from collecting physical materials to having subscriptions to offering e-materials. No matter the…

Migrating to the Cloud: A Partner For the Journey

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Cloud computing has become an integral part of modern computing with many institutions now using the model in some capacity to streamline their computing resources, build efficiencies, and re-architect enterprise topologies including networks, storage, applications, and servers. The evolution of…

EdgeMarket Provides Procurement Solutions and Resources for Edge’s Members

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Lewis and Miller Provide Leadership to Edge’s Procurement Structure Although Walter Lewis and Dan Miller first met last year, they feel and act like decades-old friends who now have the good fortune to work together as part of Edge’s procurement…

Four Decades of Impacting Higher Education at Passaic County Community College

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For over four decades, Robert Mondelli has been walking the halls of Passaic County Community College (PCCC) in Paterson, New Jersey. The current Vice President of Information Technology on campus, Mondelli officially became a Panther when he enrolled as a…

Edge’s Managed Risk Method for Business Systems Modernization Success

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Institutions today are resolving to modernize their business processes and technologies to improve performance and results in the digital economy. In service to member institutions, Edge serves to unpack the process of digital transformation and business systems modernization, discuss the…

Edge Increases New Jersey’s K-12 Technological Opportunities

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Jersey City School District Becomes a New Edge Member Over the past two years, Edge has been developing close relationships with New Jersey’s K-12 school districts, furthering the member-driven nonprofit consortium’s technological, innovative footprint throughout the state. New Jersey’s School…

Advocates for Higher Education

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Economic Opportunity in an Era of Change Non-profit, public mission colleges and universities, and community colleges are important components of New Jersey’s higher education system. These high-quality options allow students to select an institution that best fits their educational needs…

Digitally Transforming Montclair State University to Support Cutting-Edge Research

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Montclair State University is a leader in groundbreaking research and was recently designated as a Research Doctoral University (R2) by the national Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. “Montclair State’s journey to be recognized as a Carnegie R2 research…

Resources and Tutorials to Support Online Teaching & Learning

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As Edge members work to meet the challenge of moving instruction online, we’ve gathered a variety of resources below to support the transition. The videos and guides included here outline know best practices and tech-specific tips and tricks to enable…

You’ve Just Been Hacked

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Cyberattacks on colleges and universities are increasingly frequent and damaging. The cyberthreat to higher education overall is significant and likely to grow for the foreseeable future. Meeting the challenge, especially in higher education, requires strategic thinking and institutional strategy must…

TCNJ Energizing Computational Research and Education through Enhanced Technology

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The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is recognized as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation, maintaining the seventh highest four-year graduation rate among all public colleges and universities. With a longstanding commitment to faculty-student collaboration, TCNJ has…

Dr. Fadi Deek on Bringing NJIT to a Higher Level of Prominence as a New Carnegie R1 Institution

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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently achieved a new level of distinction by being named a “Very High Research Activity (R1)” institution by the Carnegie Classification®. The R1 ranking is the highest category among doctoral universities and is considered…

Rowan University is on the Rise in More Ways Than One

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Just since 2012, enrollment at Rowan University has jumped 52 percent, and now is home to more than 19,000 students. The University also added two medical schools, expanded its Glassboro campus as part of a $400 million public-private partnership, created…