Background: Internet2 is an advanced not-for-profit networking consortium developing revolutionary Internet technologies and leveraging a high-performance network (http://www.internet2.edu/). It is currently being adopted by NLM. It has three components: 1) connect pilot place to Internet2; 2) Deploy Science DMZ at the pilot place; and 3) Perform routine exchange of BigData. It is a dedicated data transfer mode to enable fast data transfer mode.
Goal: Create scalable process to connect entities (Research institutes, Universities, Healthcare Providers, and Global Governments) to Internet2.