With support from the National Science Foundation’s International Research Network Connections (NSF IRNC) program, OneNet will be directly connected to the Pacific Wave International Exchange and its peering and high-performance, scientific networks. This new connectivity to the Western U.S. and Asia-Pacific region will enhance scientific collaborations for Oklahoma’s research institutions.
The OneNet team is comprised of an eclectic group of staff with unique stories and interests. As a network technician, Robert Prince contributes to OneNet’s diverse image, too. He was once in a 1970’s G.I. Joe commercial and had an amateur career as a disc golf player. His path towards a career in network communications is unique, but his dedication to his job and passion for OneNet customers is unrivaled.
Since the college’s beginning in 1901 with only 217 students, Northern Oklahoma College has been on the forefront of advancement. More than 100 years later, OneNet helps to provide the most up-to-date digital connection possible for the over 4,600 students who attend Northern Oklahoma College each year.
OneNet’s partnership with Vanoss Public Schools is empowering students to engage in digital learning and pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. As the comprehensive digital communications initiative of the state system of higher education, OneNet is uniquely equipped to serve the growing needs of schools like Vanoss in a digital age. Using robust Read More
Brian Burkhart began his career with OneNet in 1999 when he learned of an opportunity with OneNet. Almost two decades later, Burkhart is still using his technical expertise to make OneNet’s statewide network run smoothly.
Cameron University’s Lawton and Duncan campuses now connect seamlessly to each other thanks to OneNet and the Oklahoma Community Anchor Network (OCAN). Because of this direct connection, the Duncan campus can now offer more reliable courses for its remote learning options and the university has a stronger business continuity plan.
Collaboration and cost savings are hot topics on the minds of Oklahoma’s research organizations during a time of reduced budgets. One way our state is combating these issues is by participating in the Great Plains Network, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017.
Imagine running three major university campuses on one network. At any given minute, hundreds to thousands of students, teachers, faculty and administrators need immediate access to the internet. For Northeastern State University’s (NSU) three campuses, reliable internet connectivity is vital to the success of its mission: Gather Here. Go Far.
Many of Oklahoma’s tribal communities are in rural areas of the state. Providing services to these citizens can be challenging if high-speed internet is not readily available. Leadership for the Chickasaw Nation recognized this challenge facing its community and partnered with the Oklahoma Community Anchor Network to ensure that our state’s tribal citizens have the same access to quality health care opportunities as those who live in metropolitan areas.
In an effort to bring health care services to Oklahomans in rural communities, OneNet has partnered with Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSUCHS) to provide connectivity that supports their telehealth program.