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A new network linking southern California universities and high-technology firms will provide supercomputer access to a number of smaller institutions that have never had it before according to a recent article in IEEE's The Institute.
The new California Education and Research Federation Network (CERFnet) is one of 17 regional networks connected to NSFnet, a national network that provides access to the five National Science Foundation supercomputing centers. NSFnet will replace the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency's ARPAnet, which was established in 1969 …