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Keeping You Safe Through SolarWinds

Keeping You Safe Through SolarWinds

As many of you know, the catastrophic ​cybersecurity breach of the SolarWinds Orion​ product was…

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Berrien County Needs Resident Survey Participation to Assist in Broadband Internet Expansion Efforts

BERRIEN COUNTY, MI. - In establishing their Operational Objectives for 2019-2020, the Berrien County Board…

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Summarize Median Values in ArcGIS Pro via R-ArcGIS Bridge

Summarize Median Values in ArcGIS Pro via R-ArcGIS Bridge

If you’ve ever longed for ‘median’ as an option in the dropdown list of Esri’s…

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How to Fail Gracefully

How to Fail Gracefully

Empower your end-users to know the difference between a broken app and a data entry…

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Merit Wavelength Services: Optical Networking For Optimal Performance

Reliable, low-latency, and secure private connections power the crucial resource for transforming and advancing an…

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The Michigan Moonshot Partners with Toyota and Cisco to Expand Wi-Fi Access in Detroit, Inkster, Flint and Washtenaw County, Michigan

  Free Wi-Fi Added at 50 Public Sites ANN ARBOR, Mich. November 23, 2020 -…

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MMC Gold Sponsor Article: Get a 360-Degree View of Students with Master Data Management

To successfully recruit and retain students in this post-pandemic era, universities are having to reimagine…

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Setting Django model fields automatically using Oracle Database sequences

Setting Django model fields automatically using Oracle Database sequences

Using Django model method decorators to set field values using Oracle Database sequences or other…

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Keep #Cybersafe This October

By Kevin Hayes, CISO, Merit Network Inc. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this…

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Hello World

Hello World

Hello and welcome to our new open source and technology site!

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Notre Dame Preparatory School’s Fighting Irish WINS GOVERNOR’S HIGH SCHOOL CYBER CHALLENGE 2020

October 8th, 2020 - High school teams from across Michigan came together virtually for the…

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The Michigan Moonshot Initiative Earns Merit Network the 2020 National Organization of the Year Award

On September 22nd, Merit’s vice president for community engagement, Charlotte Bewersdorff accepted the 2020 National…

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Governor’s High School Cyber Challenge – Round 1 Top 10 Teams Announced!

GOVERNOR’S HIGH SCHOOL CYBER CHALLENGE Round 1 of the Governor’s High School Cyber Challenge has…

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Merit Cellular Wireless: Affordable Connectivity That Brings Peace of Mind

An interview with Executive Director of Product Management David Dennis on Merit's Cellular Wireless solution…

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Reach Cloud 9 With Merit Layer 3 Peering & Caching

High speed and low latency are critical requirements for daily connectivity, and transit services can…

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A Firewall For All

Palo Alto Firewall is a keystone for a strong security structure. The safety and well-being…

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Wayne State University, Merit Network partner for Michigan Moonshot broadband planning and expansion efforts

Wayne State University, Merit Network partner for Michigan Moonshot broadband planning and expansion efforts DETROIT –…

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The New Landscape of Security

How to do connectivity well during COVID while under extreme budgetary restraints. By Kevin Hayes…

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Bringing Broadband to Michigan: An Interview with Charlotte Bewersdorff & Ben Fineman on Propelling Michigan Broadband Connectivity Forward

Bringing Broadband to Michigan: An Interview with Charlotte Bewersdorff & Ben Fineman on Propelling Michigan Broadband Connectivity Forward

At least 380,000 homes in rural Michigan do not have access to broadband. Existing depictions…

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Joint Letter to Congress on Broadband in Stimulus Bills

Joint Letter to Congress on Broadband in Stimulus Bills

Merit Network, Inc. Joins 217 Groups Urging Congress to Support Affordable Broadband Access in Stimulus…

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Executive Summary and Analysis: USDA, FCC, NTIA Joint Response to Farm Bill Section 6212

Prepared by Ben Fineman on behalf of Merit Network, March 2020 The 2018 Farm Bill…

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WFH Security Tips

WFH Security Tips

Kevin Hayes, CISO   I won’t lie: COVID-19 has forced onto us a gigantic shift…

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Merit Joins the Keep Americans Connected Pledge

Yesterday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai emphasized the importance of keeping Americans connected during the serious…

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The Cybersecurity Workforce Gap Should Concern Everyone–Including AV Integrators

Cyberattacks are increasing at an alarming rate, but the skills and quantity of cybersecurity professionals…

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Washtenaw County Needs Resident Survey Participation to Seek Grant Funding for Broadband

The Washtenaw County Broadband Task Force is requesting that Washtenaw County residents participate in a…

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Manchester area residents asked to take broadband survey to correct inaccurate FCC map

Manchester area residents living in Manchester, Freedom, Sharon and Bridgewater Townships are being asked to…

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What is your internet access like? Washtenaw County wants to know

Washtenaw County officials are seeking survey responses from residents in 14 townships about their internet…

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Dr. Vint Cerf: The Need For IPv6

The Internet is the most widely-used communication tool. As the applications that connect us continue…

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Protect Your IP from Diversionary Attacks – A DDoS Primer

Protect Your IP from Diversionary Attacks – A DDoS Primer

“Anyone with a grudge and internet access can potentially inflict severe damage upon any organization…

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Esports Discussion Draws National Attention From Higher Education & K12 Communities

Esports Discussion Draws National Attention From Higher Education & K12 Communities

"To truly appreciate esports it is imperative to experience a space such as Western Michigan…

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